Proverbs 14:5
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New American Standard Bible
A trustworthy witness will not lie, But a false witness utters lies.

King James Bible
A faithful witness will not lie: but a false witness will utter lies.

Darby Bible Translation
A faithful witness will not lie; but a false witness uttereth lies.

World English Bible
A truthful witness will not lie, but a false witness pours out lies.

Young's Literal Translation
A faithful witness lieth not, And a false witness breatheth out lies.

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Satisfied from Self
'... A good man shall be satisfied from himself.'--PROVERBS xiv. 14. At first sight this saying strikes one as somewhat unlike the ordinary Scripture tone, and savouring rather of a Stoical self-complacency; but we recall parallel sayings, such as Christ's words, 'The water that I shall give him shall be in him a well of water'; and the Apostle's, 'Then shall he have rejoicing in himself alone.' We further note that the text has an antithetic parallel in the preceding clause, where the picture is
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Godly Fear and Its Goodly Consequence
A sermon (No. 1290) delivered at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington, by C. H. Spurgeon. "In the fear of the Lord is strong confidence: and his children shall have a place of refuge."--Proverbs 14:26. In the Book of Proverbs you meet with sentences of pithy wisdom, which to all appearance belong entirely to this world, and pertain to the economy of the life that now is. I do not know whether it is true, but it was said that years ago our friends in Scotland had a little book widely circulated
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs

How the Kindly-Disposed and the Envious are to be Admonished.
(Admonition 11.) Differently to be admonished are the kindly-disposed and the envious. For the kindly-disposed are to be admonished so to rejoice in what is good in others as to desire to have the like as their own; so to praise with affection the deeds of their neighbours as also to multiply them by imitation, lest in this stadium of the present life they assist at the contest of others as eager backers, but inert spectators, and remain without a prize after the contest, in that they toiled not
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great

A Believer's Privilege at Death
'For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.' Phil 1:1I. Hope is a Christian's anchor, which he casts within the veil. Rejoicing in hope.' Rom 12:12. A Christian's hope is not in this life, but he hash hope in his death.' Prov 14:42. The best of a saint's comfort begins when his life ends; but the wicked have all their heaven here. Woe unto you that are rich! for ye have received your consolation.' Luke 6:64. You may make your acquittance, and write Received in full payment.' Son, remember that
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

Cross References
Revelation 1:5
and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth. To Him who loves us and released us from our sins by His blood--

Revelation 3:14
"To the angel of the church in Laodicea write: The Amen, the faithful and true Witness, the Beginning of the creation of God, says this:

Exodus 23:1
"You shall not bear a false report; do not join your hand with a wicked man to be a malicious witness.

Deuteronomy 19:16
"If a malicious witness rises up against a man to accuse him of wrongdoing,

Proverbs 6:19
A false witness who utters lies, And one who spreads strife among brothers.

Proverbs 12:17
He who speaks truth tells what is right, But a false witness, deceit.

Proverbs 14:4
Where no oxen are, the manger is clean, But much revenue comes by the strength of the ox.

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