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Proverbs 12

NIV 1 Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, but he who hates correction is stupid. NIV 1 Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, but he who hates correction is stupid. NIV 2 A good man obtains favor from the LORD, but the LORD condemns a crafty man. NIV 2 A good man obtains favor from the LORD, but the LORD condemns a crafty man. NIV 3 A man cannot be established through wickedness, but the righteous cannot be uprooted. NIV 3 A man cannot be established through wickedness, but the righteous cannot be uprooted. NIV 4 A wife of noble character is her husband's crown, but a disgraceful wife is like decay 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. NIV 5 The plans of the righteous are just, but the advice of the wicked is deceitful. NIV 5 The plans of the righteous are just, but the advice of the wicked is deceitful. NIV 6 The words of the wicked lie 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. NIV 7 Wicked men are overthrown and are no more, but the house of the righteous stands firm. NIV 7 Wicked men are overthrown and are no more, but the house of the righteous stands firm. NIV 8 A man is praised according to his wisdom, but men with warped minds are despised. NIV 8 A man is praised according to his wisdom, but men with warped minds are despised. NIV 9 Better to be a nobody and yet have a servant than pretend to be somebody and have no food. NIV 9 Better to be a nobody and yet have a servant than pretend to be somebody and have no food. NIV 10 A righteous man cares for the needs of his animal, but the kindest 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. NIV 11 He who works his land will have abundant food, but he who chases fantasies lacks judgment. NIV 11 He who works his land will have abundant food, but he who chases fantasies lacks judgment. NIV 12 The wicked desire 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. NIV 13 An evil man is trapped by his sinful talk, but a righteous man escapes trouble. NIV 13 An evil man is trapped by his sinful talk, but a righteous man escapes trouble. 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. 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. NIV 15 The way of a fool seems right to him, but a wise man listens to advice. NIV 15 The way of a fool seems right to him, but a wise man listens to advice. NIV 16 A fool shows his annoyance at once, but a prudent man overlooks an insult. NIV 16 A fool shows his annoyance at once, but a prudent man overlooks an insult. NIV 17 A truthful witness gives honest testimony, but a false witness tells lies. NIV 17 A truthful witness gives honest testimony, but a false witness tells lies. NIV 18 Reckless words pierce like a 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. NIV 19 Truthful lips endure forever, but a lying tongue lasts only a moment. NIV 19 Truthful lips endure forever, but a lying tongue lasts only a moment. NIV 20 There is deceit in the hearts of those who plot evil, but joy for those who promote peace. NIV 20 There is deceit in the hearts of those who plot evil, but joy for those who promote peace. NIV 21 No harm befalls the righteous, but the wicked have their fill of trouble. NIV 21 No harm befalls the righteous, but the wicked have their fill of trouble. NIV 22 The LORD detests lying lips, but he delights in men who are truthful. NIV 22 The LORD detests lying lips, but he delights in men who are truthful. NIV 23 A prudent man keeps his knowledge to himself, but the heart of fools blurts out folly. NIV 23 A prudent man keeps his knowledge to himself, but the heart of fools blurts out folly. NIV 24 Diligent hands will rule, but laziness ends in slave labor. NIV 24 Diligent hands will rule, but laziness ends in slave labor. NIV 25 An anxious heart weighs a man down, but a kind word cheers him up. NIV 25 An anxious heart weighs a man down, but a kind word cheers him up. NIV 26 A righteous man 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. NIV 27 The lazy man does not roast his game, but the diligent man prizes his possessions. NIV 27 The lazy man does not roast his game, but the diligent man prizes his possessions. NIV 28 In the way of righteousness there is life; along that path is immortality. NIV 28 In the way of righteousness there is life; along that path is immortality.