Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Proverbs 14:16 in English Standard Version "One who is wise is cautious and turns away from evil, but a fool is reckless and careless." Job 28:28 And he said to man, ‘Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom, and to turn away from evil is understanding.’” Ps 34:14 Turn away from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue it. Pr 3:7 Be not wise in your own eyes; fear the Lord, and turn away from evil. Pr 22:3 The prudent sees danger and hides himself, but the simple go on and suffer for it. Pr 27:12 The prudent sees danger and hides himself, but the simple go on and suffer for it.