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Proverbs 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 Yahweh, but he will condemn a man of wicked plans.

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 little known, 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 Yahweh, 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.


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