8 The wisdom of the prudent is to give thought to their ways, but the folly of fools is deception.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Proverbs 14:8

Commentary on Proverbs 14:8

(Read Proverbs 14:8)

We are travellers, whose concern is, not to spy out wonders, but to get to their journey's end; to understand the rules we are to walk by, also the ends we are to walk toward. The bad man cheats himself, and goes on in his mistake.