Proverbs 12:1-9 NIV

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

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2 A good man obtains favor from the LORD,2 but the LORD condemns a crafty man.3

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3 A man cannot be established through wickedness, but the righteous cannot be uprooted.4

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4 A wife of noble character5 is her husband's crown, but a disgraceful wife is like decay in his bones.6

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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.7

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7 Wicked men are overthrown and are no more,8 but the house of the righteous stands firm.9

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8 A man is praised according to his wisdom, but men with warped10 minds are 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.