Proverbs 12:5-15 NAS

5 The thoughts of the righteous are just, But the counsels of the wicked are deceitful.
6 The 1words of the wicked lie in wait for blood, But the 2mouth of the upright will deliver them.

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7 The 3wicked are overthrown and are no more, But the 4house of the righteous will stand.

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8 A man will be praised according to his insight, But one of perverse amind will be despised.

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    • î 12:8 - Lit "heart"
      9 Better is he who is lightly esteemed and has a servant Than he who honors himself and lacks bread.
      10 A 5righteous man has regard for the life of his animal, But even the compassion of the wicked is cruel.

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      11 He 6who tills his land will have plenty of bread, But he who pursues worthless things lacks bsense.

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      12 The 7wicked man desires the cbooty of evil men, But the root of the righteous 8yields fruit.

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      13 dAn evil man is ensnared by the transgression of his lips, But the 9righteous 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 10satisfied with good by the fruit of his ewords, And the 11deeds of a man's hands will return to him.

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          15 The 12way of a fool is right in his own eyes, But a wise man is he who listens to counsel.

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