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Proverbs 12 KJV

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 neta of evil men: but the root of the righteous yieldeth fruit.

References for Proverbs 12:12

    • ” 12:12 - the net: or, the fortress
      13 The wickedb is snared by the transgression of his lips: but the just shall come out of trouble.

      References for Proverbs 12:13

        • • 12:13 - The wicked...: Heb. The snare of the wicked is in the transgression of lips
          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 presentlyc known: but a prudent man covereth shame.

          References for Proverbs 12:16

            • – 12:16 - presently: Heb. in that day
              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.
              24 The hand of the diligent shall bear rule: but the slothfuld shall be under tribute.

              References for Proverbs 12:24

                • — 12:24 - slothful: or, deceitful
                  25 Heaviness in the heart of man maketh it stoop: but a good word maketh it glad.
                  26 The righteous is more excellente than his neighbour: but the way of the wicked seduceth them.

                  References for Proverbs 12:26

                    • ˜ 12:26 - excellent: or, abundant
                      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.

                      Study tools for Proverbs 12

                      • a 12:12 - the net: or, the fortress
                      • b 12:13 - The wicked...: Heb. The snare of the wicked is in the transgression of lips
                      • c 12:16 - presently: Heb. in that day
                      • d 12:24 - slothful: or, deceitful
                      • e 12:26 - excellent: or, abundant