Proverbs 12:1-11 NIV

1 Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, but whoever hates correction is stupid.

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2 Good people obtain favor from the LORD, but he condemns those who devise wicked schemes.

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3 No one can be established through wickedness, but the righteous cannot be uprooted.

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4 A wife of noble character is her husband’s crown, but a disgraceful wife is like decay in his bones.

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5 The plans of the righteous are just, but the advice of the wicked is deceitful.
6 The words of the wicked lie in wait for blood, but the speech of the upright rescues them.

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7 The wicked are overthrown and are no more, but the house of the righteous stands firm.

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8 A person is praised according to their prudence, and one with a warped mind is despised.

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9 Better to be a nobody and yet have a servant than pretend to be somebody and have no food.
10 The righteous care for the needs of their animals, but the kindest acts of the wicked are cruel.

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11 Those who work their land will have abundant food, but those who chase fantasies have no sense.

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