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Chapter
Proverbs 12

Book of Proverbs - Chapter 12

Proverbs 12:1

Whoso loveth instruction loveth knowledge: but he that hateth reproof [is] brutish.

Proverbs 12:2

A good [man] obtaineth favour of the LORD: but a man of wicked devices will he condemn.

Proverbs 12:3

A man shall not be established by wickedness: but the root of the righteous shall not be moved.

Proverbs 12:4

A virtuous woman [is] a crown to her husband: but she that maketh ashamed [is] as rottenness in his bones.

Proverbs 12:5

The thoughts of the righteous [are] right: [but] the counsels of the wicked [are] deceit.

Proverbs 12:6

The words of the wicked [are] to lie in wait for blood: but the mouth of the upright shall deliver them.

Proverbs 12:7

The wicked are overthrown, and [are] not: but the house of the righteous shall stand.

Proverbs 12:8

A man shall be commended according to his wisdom: but he that is of a perverse heart shall be despised.

Proverbs 12:9

[He that is] despised, and hath a servant, [is] better than he that honoureth himself, and lacketh bread.

Proverbs 12:10

A righteous [man] regardeth the life of his beast: but the tender mercies of the wicked [are] cruel.

Proverbs 12:11

He that tilleth his land shall be satisfied with bread: but he that followeth vain [persons is] void of understanding.

Proverbs 12:12

The wicked desireth the net of evil [men]: but the root of the righteous yieldeth [fruit].

Proverbs 12:13

The wicked is snared by the transgression of [his] lips: but the just shall come out of trouble.

Proverbs 12:14

A man shall be satisfied with good by the fruit of [his] mouth: and the recompense of a man's hands shall be rendered unto him.

Proverbs 12:15

The way of a fool [is] right in his own eyes: but he that hearkeneth unto counsel [is] wise.

Proverbs 12:16

A fool's wrath is presently known: but a prudent [man] covereth shame.

Proverbs 12:17

[He that] speaketh truth showeth forth righteousness: but a false witness deceit.

Proverbs 12:18

There is that speaketh like the piercings of a sword: but the tongue of the wise [is] health.

Proverbs 12:19

The lip of truth shall be established for ever: but a lying tongue [is] but for a moment.

Proverbs 12:20

Deceit [is] in the heart of them that imagine evil: but to the counsellors of peace [is] joy.

Proverbs 12:21

There shall no evil happen to the just: but the wicked shall be filled with mischief.

Proverbs 12:22

Lying lips [are] abomination to the LORD: but they that deal truly [are] his delight.

Proverbs 12:23

A prudent man concealeth knowledge: but the heart of fools proclaimeth foolishness.

Proverbs 12:24

The hand of the diligent shall bear rule: but the slothful shall be under tribute.

Proverbs 12:25

Heaviness in the heart of man maketh it stoop: but a good word maketh it glad.

Proverbs 12:26

The righteous [is] more excellent than his neighbour: but the way of the wicked seduceth them.

Proverbs 12:27

The slothful [man] roasteth not that which he took in hunting: but the substance of a diligent man [is] precious.

Proverbs 12:28

In the way of righteousness [is] life; and [in] the pathway [thereof there is] no death.