Proverbs Chapter 12 Darby English Bible

Proverbs 12:1

Whoso loveth discipline loveth knowledge, but he that hateth reproof is brutish.

Proverbs 12:2

A good [man] obtaineth favour of Jehovah; but a man of mischievous devices will he condemn.

Proverbs 12:3

A man shall not be established by wickedness; but the root of the righteous shall not be moved.

Proverbs 12:4

A woman of worth is a crown to her husband; but she that maketh ashamed is as rottenness in his bones.

Proverbs 12:5

The thoughts of the righteous are right; the counsels of the wicked are deceit.

Proverbs 12:6

The words of the wicked are a lying-in-wait for blood; but the mouth of the upright shall deliver them.

Proverbs 12:7

Overthrow the wicked, and they are no [more]; but the house of the righteous shall stand.

Proverbs 12:8

A man is commended according to his wisdom; but he that is of a perverted heart shall be despised.

Proverbs 12:9

Better is he that is lightly esteemed, and hath a servant, than he that honoureth himself, and lacketh bread.

Proverbs 12:10

A righteous man is concerned for the life of his beast; but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel.

Proverbs 12:11

He that tilleth his land shall be satisfied with bread; but he that followeth the worthless is void of understanding.

Proverbs 12:12

The wicked desireth the net of evil [men]; but the root of the righteous yieldeth [fruit].

Proverbs 12:13

In the transgression of the lips is an evil snare; but a righteous [man] shall go forth out of trouble.

Proverbs 12:14

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.

Proverbs 12:15

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

Proverbs 12:16

The vexation of the fool is presently known; but a prudent [man] covereth shame.

Proverbs 12:17

He that uttereth truth sheweth forth righteousness; but a false witness deceit.

Proverbs 12:18

There is that babbleth like the piercings of a sword; but the tongue of the wise is health.

Proverbs 12:19

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

Proverbs 12:20

Deceit is in the heart of them that devise evil; but to the counsellors of peace is joy.

Proverbs 12:21

There shall no evil happen to a righteous [man]; but the wicked shall be filled with mischief.

Proverbs 12:22

Lying lips are an abomination to Jehovah; but they that deal truly are his delight.

Proverbs 12:23

A prudent man concealeth knowledge; but the heart of the foolish proclaimeth folly.

Proverbs 12:24

The hand of the diligent shall bear rule; but the slothful [hand] shall be under tribute.

Proverbs 12:25

Heaviness in the heart of man maketh it stoop; but a good word maketh it glad.

Proverbs 12:26

The righteous guideth his neighbour; but the way of the wicked misleadeth them.

Proverbs 12:27

The slothful roasteth not what he took in hunting; but man's precious substance is to the diligent.

Proverbs 12:28

In the path of righteousness is life, and in the pathway thereof there is no death.