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Proverbs 12

1 - Whoso loveth instruction loveth knowledge: but he that hateth reproof is brutish.

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

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

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

5 - The thoughts of the righteous are right: but the counsels of the wicked are deceit.

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

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

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

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

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

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

12 - The wicked desireth the net of evil men: but the root of the righteous yieldeth fruit.

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

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.

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

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

17 - He that speaketh truth sheweth forth righteousness: but a false witness deceit.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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