Proverbs 12:13-23 NIV

13 Evildoers are trapped by their sinful talk, and so the innocent escape trouble.

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14 From the fruit of their lips people are filled with good things, and the work of their hands brings them reward.

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15 The way of fools seems right to them, but the wise listen to advice.

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16 Fools show their annoyance at once, but the prudent overlook an insult.

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17 An honest witness tells the truth, but a false witness tells lies.

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18 The words of the reckless pierce like swords, but the tongue of the wise brings healing.

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19 Truthful lips endure forever, but a lying tongue lasts only a moment.
20 Deceit is in the hearts of those who plot evil, but those who promote peace have joy.

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21 No harm overtakes the righteous, but the wicked have their fill of trouble.

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22 The LORD detests lying lips, but he delights in people who are trustworthy.

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23 The prudent keep their knowledge to themselves, but a fool’s heart blurts out folly.

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