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Proverbs 12

TNIV 1 Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, but whoever hates correction is stupid. NIV 1 Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, but he who hates correction is stupid. TNIV 2 Good people obtain favor from the LORD, but he condemns those who devise wicked schemes. NIV 2 A good man obtains favor from the LORD, but the LORD condemns a crafty man. TNIV 3 No one can 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. TNIV 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. TNIV 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. TNIV 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. TNIV 7 The wicked 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. TNIV 8 People are praised according to their prudence, and those with warped minds are despised. NIV 8 A man is praised according to his wisdom, but men with warped minds are despised. TNIV 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. TNIV 10 The righteous care for the needs of their animals, 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. TNIV 11 Those who work their land will have abundant food, but those who chase fantasies have no sense. NIV 11 He who works his land will have abundant food, but he who chases fantasies lacks judgment. TNIV 12 The wicked desire the plunder of evildoers, but the root of the righteous flourishes. NIV 12 The wicked desire the plunder of evil men, but the root of the righteous flourishes. TNIV 13 Evildoers are trapped by their sinful talk, and so the innocent escape trouble. NIV 13 An evil man is trapped by his sinful talk, but a righteous man escapes trouble. TNIV 14 From the fruit of their lips people are filled with good things, and the work of their hands brings them reward. 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. TNIV 15 The way of fools seems right to them, but the wise listen to advice. NIV 15 The way of a fool seems right to him, but a wise man listens to advice. TNIV 16 Fools show their annoyance at once, but the prudent overlook an insult. NIV 16 A fool shows his annoyance at once, but a prudent man overlooks an insult. TNIV 17 An honest witness tells the truth, but a false witness tells lies. NIV 17 A truthful witness gives honest testimony, but a false witness tells lies. TNIV 18 The words of the reckless pierce like swords, but the tongue of the wise brings healing. NIV 18 Reckless words pierce like a sword, but the tongue of the wise brings healing. TNIV 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. TNIV 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. TNIV 21 No harm overtakes 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. TNIV 22 The LORD detests lying lips, but he delights in people who are trustworthy. NIV 22 The LORD detests lying lips, but he delights in men who are truthful. TNIV 23 The prudent keep their knowledge to themselves, but a fool's heart blurts out folly. NIV 23 A prudent man keeps his knowledge to himself, but the heart of fools blurts out folly. TNIV 24 Diligent hands will rule, but laziness ends in forced labor. NIV 24 Diligent hands will rule, but laziness ends in slave labor. TNIV 25 Anxiety weighs down the heart, but a kind word cheers it up. NIV 25 An anxious heart weighs a man down, but a kind word cheers him up. TNIV 26 The righteous choose their friends carefully, 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. TNIV 27 The lazy do not roast any game, but the diligent feed on the riches of the hunt. NIV 27 The lazy man does not roast his game, but the diligent man prizes his possessions. TNIV 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.