Proverbs 12:11-28 NAS

11 He 1who tills his land will have plenty of bread, But he who pursues worthless things lacks asense.

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12 The 2wicked man desires the bbooty of evil men, But the root of the righteous 3yields fruit.

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13 cAn evil man is ensnared by the transgression of his lips, But the 4righteous will escape from trouble.

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    • ñ 12:13 - Lit "In the transgression of the lips is an evil snare"
      14 A man will be 5satisfied with good by the fruit of his dwords, And the 6deeds of a man's hands will return to him.

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      15 The 7way of a fool is right in his own eyes, But a wise man is he who listens to counsel.

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      16 A 8fool's anger is known at once, But a prudent man conceals dishonor.

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      17 He who espeaks truth tells what is right, But a false witness, deceit.

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        • ó 12:17 - Lit "breathes"
          18 There is one who 9speaks rashly like the thrusts of a sword, But the 10tongue of the wise brings healing.

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          19 Truthful lips will be established forever, But a 11lying tongue is only for a moment.

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          20 Deceit is in the heart of those who devise evil, But counselors of peace have joy.
          21 12No * harm befalls the righteous, But the wicked are filled with trouble.

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          22 13Lying lips are an abomination to the LORD, But those who deal faithfully are His delight.

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          23 A 14prudent man conceals knowledge, But the heart of fools proclaims folly.

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          24 The hand of the diligent will rule, But the fslack hand will be 15put to forced labor.

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          25 16Anxiety in a man's heart weighs it down, But a 17good word makes it glad.

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          26 The righteous is a guide to his neighbor, But the way of the wicked leads them astray.
          27 A glazy man does not hroast his prey, But the 18precious possession of a man is diligence.

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            • õ 12:27 - Lit "slackness"
            • ö 12:27 - Or "catch"
              28 19In the way of righteousness is life, And in its pathway there is no death.

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