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Proverbs 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 recompence 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 sheweth 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.


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