Thematic Bible: Proverbs 12

Proverbs 12:1 (show verse)

Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, But he who hates reproof is stupid.

Proverbs 12:2 (show verse)

A good man will obtain favor from the LORD, But He will condemn a man who devises evil.

Proverbs 12:3 (show verse)

A man will not be established by wickedness, But the root of the righteous will not be moved.

Proverbs 12:4 (show verse)

An excellent wife is the crown of her husband, But she who shames him is like rottenness in his bones.

Proverbs 12:5 (show verse)

The thoughts of the righteous are just, But the counsels of the wicked are deceitful.

Proverbs 12:6 (show verse)

The words of the wicked lie in wait for blood, But the mouth of the upright will deliver them.

Proverbs 12:7 (show verse)

The wicked are overthrown and are no more, But the house of the righteous will stand.

Proverbs 12:8 (show verse)

A man will be praised according to his insight, But one of perverse mind will be despised.

Proverbs 12:9 (show verse)

Better is he who is lightly esteemed and has a servant Than he who honors himself and lacks bread.

Proverbs 12:10 (show verse)

A righteous man has regard for the life of his animal, But even the compassion of the wicked is cruel.

Proverbs 12:11 (show verse)

He who tills his land will have plenty of bread, But he who pursues worthless things lacks sense.

Proverbs 12:12 (show verse)

The wicked man desires the booty of evil men, But the root of the righteous yields fruit.

Proverbs 12:13 (show verse)

An evil man is ensnared by the transgression of his lips, But the righteous will escape from trouble.

Proverbs 12:14 (show verse)

A man will be satisfied with good by the fruit of his words, And the deeds of a man's hands will return to him.

Proverbs 12:15 (show verse)

The way of a fool is right in his own eyes, But a wise man is he who listens to counsel.

Proverbs 12:16 (show verse)

A fool's anger is known at once, But a prudent man conceals dishonor.

Proverbs 12:17 (show verse)

He who speaks truth tells what is right, But a false witness, deceit.

Proverbs 12:18 (show verse)

There is one who speaks rashly like the thrusts of a sword, But the tongue of the wise brings healing.

Proverbs 12:19 (show verse)

Truthful lips will be established forever, But a lying tongue is only for a moment.

Proverbs 12:20 (show verse)

Deceit is in the heart of those who devise evil, But counselors of peace have joy.

Proverbs 12:21 (show verse)

No harm befalls the righteous, But the wicked are filled with trouble.

Proverbs 12:22 (show verse)

Lying lips are an abomination to the LORD, But those who deal faithfully are His delight.

Proverbs 12:23 (show verse)

A prudent man conceals knowledge, But the heart of fools proclaims folly.

Proverbs 12:24 (show verse)

The hand of the diligent will rule, But the slack hand will be put to forced labor.

Proverbs 12:25 (show verse)

Anxiety in a man's heart weighs it down, But a good word makes it glad.

Proverbs 12:26 (show verse)

The righteous is a guide to his neighbor, But the way of the wicked leads them astray.

Proverbs 12:27 (show verse)

A lazy man does not roast his prey, But the precious possession of a man is diligence.

Proverbs 12:28 (show verse)

In the way of righteousness is life, And in its pathway there is no death.