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Proverbs 12

CSB 1 Whoever loves instruction loves knowledge, but one who hates correction is stupid. NIV 1 Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, but he who hates correction is stupid. CSB 2 The good obtain favor from the Lord, but He condemns a man who schemes. NIV 2 A good man obtains favor from the LORD, but the LORD condemns a crafty man. CSB 3 Man cannot be made secure by wickedness, but the root of the righteous is immovable. NIV 3 A man cannot be established through wickedness, but the righteous cannot be uprooted. CSB 4 A capable wife is her husband's crown, but a wife who causes shame is like rottenness in his bones. NIV 4 A wife of noble character is her husband's crown, but a disgraceful wife is like decay in his bones. CSB 5 The thoughts of the righteous [are] just, but guidance from the wicked [leads to] deceit. NIV 5 The plans of the righteous are just, but the advice of the wicked is deceitful. CSB 6 The words of the wicked are a deadly ambush, but the speech of the upright rescues them. NIV 6 The words of the wicked lie in wait for blood, but the speech of the upright rescues them. CSB 7 The wicked are overthrown and perish, but the house of the righteous will stand. NIV 7 Wicked men are overthrown and are no more, but the house of the righteous stands firm. CSB 8 A man is praised for his insight, but a twisted mind is despised. NIV 8 A man is praised according to his wisdom, but men with warped minds are despised. CSB 9 Better to be dishonored, yet have a servant, than to act important but have no food. NIV 9 Better to be a nobody and yet have a servant than pretend to be somebody and have no food. CSB 10 A righteous man cares about his animal's health, but [even] the merciful acts of the wicked are cruel. NIV 10 A righteous man cares for the needs of his animal, but the kindest acts of the wicked are cruel. CSB 11 The one who works his land will have plenty of food, but whoever chases fantasies lacks sense. NIV 11 He who works his land will have abundant food, but he who chases fantasies lacks judgment. CSB 12 The wicked desire what evil men have, but the root of the righteous produces [fruit]. NIV 12 The wicked desire the plunder of evil men, but the root of the righteous flourishes. CSB 13 An evil man is trapped by [his] rebellious speech, but the righteous escapes from trouble. NIV 13 An evil man is trapped by his sinful talk, but a righteous man escapes trouble. CSB 14 A man will be satisfied with good by the words of his mouth, and the work of a man's hands will reward him. NIV 14 From the fruit of his lips a man is filled with good things as surely as the work of his hands rewards him. CSB 15 A fool's way is right in his own eyes, but whoever listens to counsel is wise. NIV 15 The way of a fool seems right to him, but a wise man listens to advice. CSB 16 A fool's displeasure is known at once, but whoever ignores an insult is sensible. NIV 16 A fool shows his annoyance at once, but a prudent man overlooks an insult. CSB 17 Whoever speaks the truth declares what is right, but a false witness, deceit. NIV 17 A truthful witness gives honest testimony, but a false witness tells lies. CSB 18 There is one who speaks rashly, like a piercing sword; but the tongue of the wise [brings] healing. NIV 18 Reckless words pierce like a sword, but the tongue of the wise brings healing. CSB 19 Truthful lips endure forever, but a lying tongue, only a moment. NIV 19 Truthful lips endure forever, but a lying tongue lasts only a moment. CSB 20 Deceit is in the hearts of those who plot evil, but those who promote peace have joy. NIV 20 There is deceit in the hearts of those who plot evil, but joy for those who promote peace. CSB 21 No disaster [overcomes] the righteous, but the wicked are full of misery. NIV 21 No harm befalls the righteous, but the wicked have their fill of trouble. CSB 22 Lying lips are detestable to the Lord, but faithful people are His delight. NIV 22 The LORD detests lying lips, but he delights in men who are truthful. CSB 23 A shrewd person conceals knowledge, but a foolish heart publicizes stupidity. NIV 23 A prudent man keeps his knowledge to himself, but the heart of fools blurts out folly. CSB 24 The diligent hand will rule, but laziness will lead to forced labor. NIV 24 Diligent hands will rule, but laziness ends in slave labor. CSB 25 Anxiety in a man's heart weighs it down, but a good word cheers it up. NIV 25 An anxious heart weighs a man down, but a kind word cheers him up. CSB 26 A righteous man is careful in dealing with his neighbor, but the ways of wicked men lead them astray. NIV 26 A righteous man is cautious in friendship, but the way of the wicked leads them astray. CSB 27 A lazy man doesn't roast his game, but to a diligent man, his wealth is precious. NIV 27 The lazy man does not roast his game, but the diligent man prizes his possessions. CSB 28 There is life in the path of righteousness, but another path leads to death. NIV 28 In the way of righteousness there is life; along that path is immortality.