Proverbs 22:12

12 The eyes of the LORD preserve knowledge, and he overthroweth the words[a] of the transgressor.

Proverbs 22:12 In-Context

10 Cast out the scorner, and contention shall go out; yea, strife and reproach shall cease.
11 He that loveth pureness of heart, for the grace of his lips the king shall be his friend.
12 The eyes of the LORD preserve knowledge, and he overthroweth the words of the transgressor.
13 The slothful man saith, There is a lion without, I shall be slain in the streets.
14 The mouth of strange women is a deep pit: he that is abhorred of the LORD shall fall therein.

Footnotes 1

  • [a]. the words: or, the matters
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