Proverbs 21:12

12 The Righteous One 1observes the house of the wicked; he throws the wicked down to ruin.

Proverbs 21:12 In-Context

10 The soul of the wicked desires evil; his neighbor finds no mercy in his eyes.
11 When a scoffer is punished, the simple becomes wise; when a wise man is instructed, he gains knowledge.
12 The Righteous One observes the house of the wicked; he throws the wicked down to ruin.
13 Whoever closes his ear to the cry of the poor will himself call out and not be answered.
14 A gift in secret averts anger, and a concealed bribe, strong wrath.

Cross References 1

  • 1. Psalms 37:35, 36
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