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Proverb 12 KJV: Whoso loveth instruction loveth knowledge

Proverb 12 – KJV (King James Version)

12:1
Whoso loveth instruction loveth knowledge: but he that hateth reproof is brutish.

12:2
A good man obtaineth favour of the LORD: but a man of wicked devices will he condemn.

12:3
A man shall not be established by wickedness: but the root of the righteous shall not be moved.

12:4
A virtuous woman is a crown to her husband: but she that maketh ashamed is as rottenness in his bones.

12:5
The thoughts of the righteous are right: but the counsels of the wicked are deceit.

12:6
The words of the wicked are to lie in wait for blood: but the mouth of the upright shall deliver them.

12:7
The wicked are overthrown, and are not: but the house of the righteous shall stand.

12:8
A man shall be commended according to his wisdom: but he that is of a perverse heart shall be despised.

12:9
He that is despised, and hath a servant, is better than he that honoureth himself, and lacketh bread.

12:10
A righteous man regardeth the life of his beast: but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel.

12:11
He that tilleth his land shall be satisfied with bread: but he that followeth vain persons is void of understanding.

12:12
The wicked desireth the net of evil men: but the root of the righteous yieldeth fruit.

12:13
The wicked is snared by the transgression of his lips: but the just shall come out of trouble.

12:14
A man shall be satisfied with good by the fruit of his mouth: and the recompense of a man’s hands shall be rendered unto him.

12:15
The way of a fool is right in his own eyes: but he that hearkeneth unto counsel is wise.

12:16
A fool’s wrath is presently known: but a prudent man covereth shame.

12:17
He that speaketh truth showeth forth righteousness: but a false witness deceit.

12:18
There is that speaketh like the piercings of a sword: but the tongue of the wise is health.

12:19
The lip of truth shall be established for ever: but a lying tongue is but for a moment.

12:20
Deceit is in the heart of them that imagine evil: but to the counsellors of peace is joy.

12:21
There shall no evil happen to the just: but the wicked shall be filled with mischief.

12:22
Lying lips are abomination to the LORD: but they that deal truly are his delight.

12:23
A prudent man concealeth knowledge: but the heart of fools proclaimeth foolishness.

12:24
The hand of the diligent shall bear rule: but the slothful shall be under tribute.

12:25
Heaviness in the heart of man maketh it stoop: but a good word maketh it glad.

12:26
The righteous is more excellent than his neighbour: but the way of the wicked seduceth them.

12:27
The slothful man roasteth not that which he took in hunting: but the substance of a diligent man is precious.

12:28
In the way of righteousness is life; and in the pathway thereof there is no death.

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