Proverbs Chapter 12 Young's Literal Translation

Proverbs 12:1

Whoso is loving instruction, is loving knowledge, And whoso is hating reproof `is' brutish.

Proverbs 12:2

The good bringeth forth favour from Jehovah, And the man of wicked devices He condemneth.

Proverbs 12:3

A man is not established by wickedness, And the root of the righteous is not moved.

Proverbs 12:4

A virtuous woman `is' a crown to her husband, And as rottenness in his bones `is' one causing shame.

Proverbs 12:5

The thoughts of the righteous `are' justice, The counsels of the wicked -- deceit.

Proverbs 12:6

The words of the wicked `are': `Lay wait for blood,' And the mouth of the upright delivereth them.

Proverbs 12:7

Overthrow the wicked, and they are not, And the house of the righteous standeth.

Proverbs 12:8

According to his wisdom is a man praised, And the perverted of heart becometh despised.

Proverbs 12:9

Better `is' the lightly esteemed who hath a servant, Than the self-honoured who lacketh bread.

Proverbs 12:10

The righteous knoweth the life of his beast, And the mercies of the wicked `are' cruel.

Proverbs 12:11

Whoso is tilling the ground is satisfied `with' bread, And whoso is pursuing vanities is lacking heart,

Proverbs 12:12

The wicked hath desired the net of evil doers, And the root of the righteous giveth.

Proverbs 12:13

In transgression of the lips `is' the snare of the wicked, And the righteous goeth out from distress.

Proverbs 12:14

From the fruit of the mouth `is' one satisfied `with' good, And the deed of man's hands returneth to him.

Proverbs 12:15

The way of a fool `is' right in his own eyes, And whoso is hearkening to counsel `is' wise.

Proverbs 12:16

The fool -- in a day is his anger known, And the prudent is covering shame.

Proverbs 12:17

Whoso uttereth faithfulness declareth righteousness, And a false witness -- deceit.

Proverbs 12:18

A rash speaker is like piercings of a sword, And the tongue of the wise is healing.

Proverbs 12:19

The lip of truth is established for ever, And for a moment -- a tongue of falsehood.

Proverbs 12:20

Deceit `is' in the heart of those devising evil, And to those counselling peace `is' joy.

Proverbs 12:21

No iniquity is desired by the righteous, And the wicked have been full of evil.

Proverbs 12:22

An abomination to Jehovah `are' lying lips, And stedfast doers `are' his delight.

Proverbs 12:23

A prudent man is concealing knowledge, And the heart of fools proclaimeth folly.

Proverbs 12:24

The hand of the diligent ruleth, And slothfulness becometh tributary.

Proverbs 12:25

Sorrow in the heart of a man boweth down, And a good word maketh him glad.

Proverbs 12:26

The righteous searcheth his companion, And the way of the wicked causeth them to err.

Proverbs 12:27

The slothful roasteth not his hunting, And the wealth of a diligent man is precious.

Proverbs 12:28

In the path of righteousness `is' life, And in the way of `that' path `is' no death!