open Bible

Proverbs 12


Bible Study > The BibleAbout Us

Proverbs Chapter 12
  1. Whoso loveth discipline loveth knowledge, but he that hateth reproof is brutish.
  2. A good [man] obtaineth favour of Jehovah; but a man of mischievous devices will he condemn.
  3. A man shall not be established by wickedness; but the root of the righteous shall not be moved.
  4. A woman of worth is a crown to her husband; but she that maketh ashamed is as rottenness in his bones.
  5. The thoughts of the righteous are right; the counsels of the wicked are deceit.
  6. The words of the wicked are a lying-in-wait for blood; but the mouth of the upright shall deliver them.
  7. Overthrow the wicked, and they are no [more]; but the house of the righteous shall stand.
  8. A man is commended according to his wisdom; but he that is of a perverted heart shall be despised.
  9. Better is he that is lightly esteemed, and hath a servant, than he that honoureth himself, and lacketh bread.
  10. A righteous man is concerned for the life of his beast; but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel.
  11. He that tilleth his land shall be satisfied with bread; but he that followeth the worthless is void of understanding.
  12. The wicked desireth the net of evil [men]; but the root of the righteous yieldeth [fruit].
  13. In the transgression of the lips is an evil snare; but a righteous [man] shall go forth out of trouble.
  14. A man is satisfied with good by the fruit of his mouth; and the recompense of a man's hands shall be rendered unto him.
  15. The way of a fool is right in his own eyes; but he that is wise hearkeneth unto counsel.
  16. The vexation of the fool is presently known; but a prudent [man] covereth shame.
  17. He that uttereth truth sheweth forth righteousness; but a false witness deceit.
  18. There is that babbleth like the piercings of a sword; but the tongue of the wise is health.
  19. The lip of truth shall be established for ever; but a lying tongue is but for a moment.
  20. Deceit is in the heart of them that devise evil; but to the counsellors of peace is joy.
  21. There shall no evil happen to a righteous [man]; but the wicked shall be filled with mischief.
  22. Lying lips are an abomination to Jehovah; but they that deal truly are his delight.
  23. A prudent man concealeth knowledge; but the heart of the foolish proclaimeth folly.
  24. The hand of the diligent shall bear rule; but the slothful [hand] shall be under tribute.
  25. Heaviness in the heart of man maketh it stoop; but a good word maketh it glad.
  26. The righteous guideth his neighbour; but the way of the wicked misleadeth them.
  27. The slothful roasteth not what he took in hunting; but man's precious substance is to the diligent.
  28. In the path of righteousness is life, and in the pathway thereof there is no death.

Previous Page • Proverbs 12 • Next Page

Proverbs Chapters

 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10 
 11  12  13  14  15  16  17  18  19  20 
 21  22  23  24  25  26  27  28  29  30 

Proverbs Chapter 12 (Darby Translation)