Proverbs 12:2-12 NIV

2 A good man obtains favor from the LORD,1 but the LORD condemns a crafty man.2

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

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4 A wife of noble character4 is her husband's crown, but a disgraceful wife is like decay in his bones.5

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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.6

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

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8 A man is praised according to his wisdom, but men with warped9 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.
10 A righteous man cares for the needs of his animal,10 but the kindest acts of the wicked are cruel.

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11 He who works his land will have abundant food, but he who chases fantasies lacks judgment.11

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12 The wicked desire the plunder of evil men, but the root of the righteous flourishes.