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

Read Proverbs 12:12 Using Other Translations

The wicked desireth the net of evil men: but the root of the righteous yieldeth fruit.
Whoever is wicked covets the spoil of evildoers, but the root of the righteous bears fruit.
Thieves are jealous of each other’s loot, but the godly are well rooted and bear their own fruit.