Proverbs 12

12:1 Whoever loves correction loves knowledge, but he who hates reproof is stupid. 

12:2 A good man shall obtain favor from Yahweh, but he will condemn a man of wicked devices. 

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

12:4 A worthy woman is the crown of her husband, but a disgraceful wife is as rottenness in his bones. 

12:5 The thoughts of the righteous are just, but the advice of the wicked is deceitful. 

12:6 The words of the wicked are about lying in wait for blood, but the speech of the upright rescues them. 

12:7 The wicked are overthrown, and are no more, but the house of the righteous shall stand. 

12:8 A man shall be commended according to his wisdom, but he who has a warped mind shall be despised. 

12:9 Better is he who is lightly esteemed, and has a servant, than he who honors himself, and lacks bread. 

12:10 A righteous man regards the life of his animal, but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel. 

12:11 He who tills his land shall have plenty of bread, but he who chases fantasies is void of understanding. 

12:12 The wicked desires the plunder of evil men, but the root of the righteous flourishes. 

12:13 An evil man is trapped by sinfulness of lips, but the righteous shall come out of trouble. 

12:14 A man shall be satisfied with good by the fruit of his mouth. The work of a man's hands shall be rewarded to him. 

12:15 The way of a fool is right in his own eyes, but he who is wise listens to counsel. 

12:16 A fool shows his annoyance the same day, but one who overlooks an insult is prudent. 

12:17 He who is truthful testifies honestly, but a false witness lies. 

12:18 There is one who speaks rashly like the piercing of a sword, but the tongue of the wise heals. 

12:19 Truth's lips will be established forever, but a lying tongue is only momentary. 

12:20 Deceit is in the heart of those who plot evil, but joy comes to the promoters of peace. 

12:21 No mischief shall happen to the righteous, but the wicked shall be filled with evil. 

12:22 Lying lips are an abomination to Yahweh, but those who do the truth are his delight. 

12:23 A prudent man keeps his knowledge, but the hearts of fools proclaim foolishness. 

12:24 The hands of the diligent ones shall rule, but laziness ends in slave labor. 

12:25 Anxiety in a man's heart weighs it down, but a kind word makes it glad. 

12:26 A righteous person is cautious in friendship, but the way of the wicked leads them astray. 

12:27 The slothful man doesn't roast his game, but the possessions of diligent men are prized. 

12:28 In the way of righteousness is life; in its path there is no death.