Proverbs Chapter 12
1 Whoso loveth
instruction loveth knowledge: but he that hateth reproof
2 A good
favour of the LORD: but a man of wicked devices will he
3 A man shall not be
established by wickedness: but the root of the righteous
shall not be moved.
Proverbs 10:25 As the
whirlwind passeth, so
is the wicked no
more: but the
an everlasting foundation.
4 A virtuous woman
is a crown to
her husband: but she that maketh ashamed
rottenness in his bones.
1Cor 11:7 For a man indeed
ought not to cover his
head, forasmuch as he is the image and glory of God: but the
woman is the glory of the man.
Prov 14:30 A sound heart
is the life of
the flesh: but envy the rottenness of the bones.
5 The thoughts of the
the counsels of the wicked
6 The words of the
to lie in wait for blood: but the mouth of the upright shall
11 If they say, Come with
us, let us lay wait for blood, let us lurk privily for the
innocent without cause:
18 And they lay wait for
blood; they lurk privily for their
Prov 14:3 In the mouth of the foolish
is a rod of
pride: but the lips of the wise shall preserve them.
7 The wicked are
overthrown, and are
not: but the house of the righteous shall stand.
Psalms 37:36 Yet he passed
away, and, lo, he was
not: yea, I sought him, but he could not be found.
8 A man shall be
commended according to his wisdom: but he that is of a
perverse heart shall be despised.
1 Sam 25:17 Now therefore know
and consider what thou wilt do; for evil is determined
against our master, and against all his household: for he
is such a
son of Belial, that a
man cannot speak to him.
He that is
despised, and hath a servant,
is better than
he that honoureth himself, and lacketh bread.
Prov 13:7 There is that maketh
himself rich, yet hath
nothing: there is
that maketh himself poor, yet
10 A righteous
the life of his beast: but the tender mercies of the wicked
Deut 25:4 Thou shalt not
muzzle the ox when he treadeth out
11 He that tilleth his
land shall be satisfied with bread: but he that followeth
vain persons is
void of understanding.
Gen 3:19 In the sweat of thy
face shalt thou eat bread, till thou return unto the ground;
for out of it wast thou taken: for dust thou
art, and unto
dust shalt thou return.
Prov 28:19 He that tilleth his land shall have plenty of
bread: but he that followeth after vain
have poverty enough.
Prov 6:32 But
whoso committeth adultery with a woman lacketh
understanding: he that
doeth it destroyeth his own soul.
12 The wicked desireth
the net of evil men:
but the root of the righteous yieldeth
13 The wicked is snared
by the transgression of
his lips: but
the just shall come out of trouble.
Prov 18:7 A fool's mouth
destruction, and his lips
are the snare
of his soul.
2 Peter 2:9 The Lord knoweth how to deliver the godly out
of temptations, and to reserve the unjust unto the day of
judgment to be punished:
14 A man shall be
satisfied with good by the fruit of
his mouth: and
the recompence of a man's hands shall be rendered unto him.
Prov 13:2 A man shall eat good
by the fruit of his
mouth: but the soul of the transgressors
10 Say ye to the righteous, that
it shall be
well with him:
for they shall eat the fruit of their doings.
11 Woe unto the wicked!
it shall be ill
for the reward of his hands shall be given him.
15 The way of a fool
is right in his
own eyes: but he that hearkeneth unto counsel
The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, God, I
thank thee, that I am not as other men
extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as this publican.
16 A fool's wrath is
presently known: but a prudent
Prov 29:11 A fool uttereth all
his mind: but a wise
man keepeth it in till afterwards.
speaketh truth sheweth forth righteousness: but a false
Prov 14:5 A faithful witness
will not lie: but a false witness will utter lies.
18 There is that
speaketh like the piercings of a sword: but the tongue of
the wise is
Psalms 57:4 My soul
is among lions:
and I lie
them that are set on fire,
even the sons
of men, whose teeth are
spears and arrows, and their tongue a sharp sword.
Psalms 64:3 Who whet their tongue like a sword,
their bows to shoot
their arrows, even
19 The lip of truth
shall be established for ever: but a lying tongue
is but for a
5 A false witness shall not
be unpunished, and he
that speaketh lies shall not escape.
9 A false witness shall not
be unpunished, and he
that speaketh lies shall perish.
is in the heart
of them that imagine evil: but to the counsellors of peace
21 There shall no evil
happen to the just: but the wicked shall be filled with
22 Lying lips
to the LORD: but they that deal truly
Rev 22:15 For without
are dogs, and
sorcerers, and whoremongers, and murderers, and idolaters,
and whosoever loveth and maketh a lie.
23 A prudent man
concealeth knowledge: but the heart of fools proclaimeth
Prov 13:16 Every prudent
with knowledge: but a fool layeth open
24 The hand of the
diligent shall bear rule: but the slothful shall be under
Prov 10:4 He becometh poor
that dealeth with
a slack hand: but the hand of the diligent maketh rich.
25 Heaviness in the
heart of man maketh it stoop: but a good word maketh it
Prov 15:13 A merry heart maketh
a cheerful countenance: but by sorrow of the heart the
spirit is broken.
Isaiah 50:4 The Lord GOD hath given me the tongue of the
learned, that I should know how to speak a word in season to
him that is
weary: he wakeneth morning by morning, he wakeneth mine ear
to hear as the learned.
26 The righteous
excellent than his neighbour: but the way of the wicked
27 The slothful
not that which he took in hunting: but the substance of a
diligent man is
28 In the way of
life; and in
the pathway thereof
there is no death.