Proverbs 12:6-16 NIV

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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12 The wicked desire the stronghold of evildoers, but the root of the righteous endures.
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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