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Proverbs 12

Book of Proverbs - Chapter 12

Proverbs 12:1

Whoever loves correction loves knowledge, but he who hates reproof is stupid.

Proverbs 12:2

A good man shall obtain favor from the LORD, but he will condemn a man of wicked devices.

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 worthy woman is the crown of her husband, but a disgraceful wife is as rottenness in his bones.

Proverbs 12:5

The thoughts of the righteous are just, but the advice of the wicked is deceitful.

Proverbs 12:6

The words of the wicked are about lying in wait for blood, but the speech of the upright rescues them.

Proverbs 12:7

The wicked are overthrown, and are no more, but the house of the righteous shall stand.

Proverbs 12:8

A man shall be commended according to his wisdom, but he who has a warped mind shall be despised.

Proverbs 12:9

Better is he who is lightly esteemed, and has a servant, than he who honors himself, and lacks bread.

Proverbs 12:10

A righteous man respects the life of his animal, but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel.

Proverbs 12:11

He who tills his land shall have plenty of bread, but he who chases fantasies is void of understanding.

Proverbs 12:12

The wicked desires the plunder of evil men, but the root of the righteous flourishes.

Proverbs 12:13

An evil man is trapped by sinfulness of lips, but the righteous shall come out of trouble.

Proverbs 12:14

A man shall be satisfied with good by the fruit of his mouth. The work of a man's hands shall be rewarded to him.

Proverbs 12:15

The way of a fool is right in his own eyes, but he who is wise listens to counsel.

Proverbs 12:16

A fool shows his annoyance the same day, but one who overlooks an insult is prudent.

Proverbs 12:17

He who is truthful testifies honestly, but a false witness lies.

Proverbs 12:18

There is one who speaks rashly like the piercing of a sword, but the tongue of the wise heals.

Proverbs 12:19

Truth's lips will be established forever, but a lying tongue is only momentary.

Proverbs 12:20

Deceit is in the heart of those who plot evil, but joy comes to the promoters of peace.

Proverbs 12:21

No mischief shall happen to the righteous, but the wicked shall be filled with evil.

Proverbs 12:22

Lying lips are an abomination to the LORD, but those who do the truth are his delight.

Proverbs 12:23

A prudent man keeps his knowledge, but the hearts of fools proclaim foolishness.

Proverbs 12:24

The hands of the diligent ones shall rule, but laziness ends in slave labor.

Proverbs 12:25

Anxiety in a man's heart weighs it down, but a kind word makes it glad.

Proverbs 12:26

A righteous person is cautious in friendship, but the way of the wicked leads them astray.

Proverbs 12:27

The slothful man doesn't roast his game, but the possessions of diligent men are prized.

Proverbs 12:28

In the way of righteousness is life; in its path there is no death.