Proverbs 12 01-28 ABV – Discipline
Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, yet he who hates reproof is stupid.
A good man will obtain favor from the Lord, yet He will condemn a man who devises evil.
A man will not be established by wickedness, yet the root of the righteous will not be moved.
An excellent wife is the crown of her husband, yet she who shames him is like rottenness in his bones.
The thoughts of the righteous are just, yet the counsels of the wicked are deceitful.
The words of the wicked lie in wait for blood, yet the mouth of the upright will deliver them.
The wicked are overthrown and are no more, yet the house of the righteous will stand.
A man will be praised according to his insight, yet one of perverse mind will be despised.
Better is he who is lightly esteemed and has a servant than he who honors himself and lacks bread.
A righteous man has regard for the life of his animal, yet even the compassion of the wicked is cruel.
He who works his land will have plenty of food grain, yet he who pursues worthless things lacks sense.
The wicked desires what the evil men have, yet the root of the righteous yields.
An evil man is ensnared by the transgression of his lips, yet the righteous will escape from trouble.
A man will be satisfied with good by the fruit of his mouth, and the deeds of a man’s hands will return to him.
The way of a fool is right in his own eyes, yet who listens to counsel is wise.
A fool’s anger is known at once, yet a prudent man conceals dishonor.
He who speaks truth tells what is right, yet a false witness, deceit.
There is one who speaks rashly like the piercing of a sword, yet the tongue of the wise brings healing.
Truthful lips will be established forever, yet a lying tongue is only for a moment.
Deceit is in the heart of those who devise evil, yet counselors of peace have joy.
No harm happens to the righteous, yet the wicked are filled with trouble.
Lying lips are an abomination to the Lord, yet those who deal faithfully are His delight.
A prudent man conceals knowledge, yet the heart of fools proclaims silliness.
The hand of the diligent will rule, yet the idle hand will be put to forced labor.
Anxiety in a man’s heart weighs it down, yet a good word makes it glad.
The righteous is a guide to his neighbor, yet the way of the wicked leads them astray.
A lazy man does not roast what he has hunted, yet the precious possession of a man is diligence.
In the way of righteousness is life, and in its pathway there is no death.