The Webster Bible
Proverbs, Chapter 12

   1: Whoever loveth instruction loveth knowledge: but he that hateth reproof [is] brutish.
   2: A good [man] obtaineth favor from the LORD: but a man of wicked devices he will condemn.
   3: A man shall not be established by wickedness: but the root of the righteous shall not be moved.
   4: A virtuous woman [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: [but] the counsels of the wicked [are] deceit.
   6: The words of the wicked [are] to lie in wait for blood: but the mouth of the upright shall deliver them.
   7: The wicked are overthrown, and [are] not: but the house of the righteous shall stand.
   8: A man shall be commended according to his wisdom: but he that is of a perverse heart shall be despised.
   9: [He that is] despised, and hath a servant, [is] better than he that honoreth himself, and is destitute of bread.
   10: A righteous [man] regardeth 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 vain [persons is] void of understanding.
   12: The wicked desireth the net of evil [men]: but the root of the righteous yieldeth [fruit].
   13: The wicked is snared by the transgression of [his] lips: but the just shall come out of trouble.
   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 to him.
   15: The way of a fool [is] right in his own eyes: but he that hearkeneth to counsel [is] wise.
   16: A fool's wrath is presently known: but a prudent [man] covereth shame.
   17: [He that] speaketh truth showeth forth righteousness: but a false witness, deceit.
   18: There is that speaketh 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 imagine evil: but to the counselors of peace [is] joy.
   21: There shall no evil happen to the just: but the wicked shall be filled with mischief.
   22: Lying lips [are] abomination to the LORD: but they that deal truly [are] his delight.
   23: A prudent man concealeth knowledge: but the heart of fools proclaimeth foolishness.
   24: The hand of the diligent shall bear rule: but the slothful shall be under tribute.
   25: Heaviness in the heart of man depresseth it: but a good word maketh it glad.
   26: The righteous [is] more excellent than his neighbor: but the way of the wicked seduceth them.
   27: The slothful [man] roasteth not that which he took in hunting: but the substance of a diligent man [is] precious.
   28: In the way of righteousness [is] life; and [in] the path [of it there is] no death.

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