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.