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Proverbs 12

HNV 1 Whoever loves correction loves knowledge, But he who hates reproof is stupid. NIV 1 Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, but he who hates correction is stupid. HNV 2 A good man shall obtain favor from the LORD, But he will condemn a man of wicked devices. NIV 2 A good man obtains favor from the LORD, but the LORD condemns a crafty man. HNV 3 A man shall not be established by wickedness, But the root of the righteous shall not be moved. NIV 3 A man cannot be established through wickedness, but the righteous cannot be uprooted. HNV 4 A worthy woman is the crown of her husband, But a disgraceful wife is as 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. HNV 5 The thoughts of the righteous are just. The advice of the wicked is deceitful. NIV 5 The plans of the righteous are just, but the advice of the wicked is deceitful. HNV 6 The words of the wicked are about lying in wait for blood, 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. HNV 7 The wicked are overthrown, and are no more, But the house of the righteous shall stand. NIV 7 Wicked men are overthrown and are no more, but the house of the righteous stands firm. HNV 8 A man shall be commended according to his wisdom, But he who has a warped mind shall be despised. NIV 8 A man is praised according to his wisdom, but men with warped minds are despised. HNV 9 Better is he who is lightly esteemed, and has a servant, Than he who honors himself, and lacks bread. NIV 9 Better to be a nobody and yet have a servant than pretend to be somebody and have no food. HNV 10 A righteous man regards the life of his animal, But the tender mercies 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. HNV 11 He who tills his land shall have plenty of bread, But he who chases fantasies is void of understanding. NIV 11 He who works his land will have abundant food, but he who chases fantasies lacks judgment. HNV 12 The wicked desires the plunder of evil men, But the root of the righteous flourishes. NIV 12 The wicked desire the plunder of evil men, but the root of the righteous flourishes. HNV 13 An evil man is trapped by sinfulness of lips, But the righteous shall come out of trouble. NIV 13 An evil man is trapped by his sinful talk, but a righteous man escapes trouble. HNV 14 A man shall be satisfied with good by the fruit of his mouth. The doings of a man's hands shall be rewarded to 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. HNV 15 The way of a fool is right in his own eyes, But he who is wise listens to counsel. NIV 15 The way of a fool seems right to him, but a wise man listens to advice. HNV 16 A fool shows his annoyance the same day, But one who overlooks an insult is prudent. NIV 16 A fool shows his annoyance at once, but a prudent man overlooks an insult. HNV 17 He who is truthful testifies honestly, But a false witness lies. NIV 17 A truthful witness gives honest testimony, but a false witness tells lies. HNV 18 There is one who speaks rashly like the piercing of a sword, But the tongue of the wise heals. NIV 18 Reckless words pierce like a sword, but the tongue of the wise brings healing. HNV 19 Truth's lips will be established forever, But a lying tongue is only momentary. NIV 19 Truthful lips endure forever, but a lying tongue lasts only a moment. HNV 20 Deceit is in the heart of those who plot evil, But joy comes to the promoters of shalom. NIV 20 There is deceit in the hearts of those who plot evil, but joy for those who promote peace. HNV 21 No mischief shall happen to the righteous, But the wicked shall be filled with evil. NIV 21 No harm befalls the righteous, but the wicked have their fill of trouble. HNV 22 Lying lips are an abomination to the LORD, But those who do the truth are his delight. NIV 22 The LORD detests lying lips, but he delights in men who are truthful. HNV 23 A prudent man keeps his knowledge, But the hearts of fools proclaim foolishness. NIV 23 A prudent man keeps his knowledge to himself, but the heart of fools blurts out folly. HNV 24 The hands of the diligent ones shall rule, But laziness ends in slave labor. NIV 24 Diligent hands will rule, but laziness ends in slave labor. HNV 25 Anxiety in a man's heart weighs it down, But a kind word makes it glad. NIV 25 An anxious heart weighs a man down, but a kind word cheers him up. HNV 26 The righteous is cautious in friendship, But the way of the wicked leads them astray. NIV 26 A righteous man is cautious in friendship, but the way of the wicked leads them astray. HNV 27 The slothful man doesn't roast his game, But the possessions of diligent men are prized. NIV 27 The lazy man does not roast his game, but the diligent man prizes his possessions. HNV 28 In the way of righteousness is life; In its path there is no death. NIV 28 In the way of righteousness there is life; along that path is immortality.