Proverbs, Chapter 12 - Choosing Virtue and Wisdom

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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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