KJV PRO12 with Strong's Hebrew/GreekPRO11.htm PRO13.htm
12:1 Whoso loveth [H157] instruction [H4148] loveth [H157] knowledge [H1847] : but he that hateth [H8130] reproof [H8433] [is] brutish [H1198] .
12:2 A good [H2896] [man] obtaineth [H6329] favour [H7522] of the LORD [H3068] : but a man [H376] of wicked devices [H4209] will he condemn [H7561] .
12:3 A man [H120] shall not be established [H3559] by wickedness [H7562] : but the root [H8328] of the righteous [H6662] shall not be moved [H4131] .
12:4 A virtuous [H2428] woman [H802] [is] a crown [H5850] to her husband [H1167] : but she that maketh ashamed [H954] [is] as rottenness [H7538] in his bones [H6106] .
12:5 The thoughts [H4284] of the righteous [H6662] [are] right [H4941] : [but] the counsels [H8458] of the wicked [H7563] [are] deceit [H4820] .
12:6 The words [H1697] of the wicked [H7563] [are] to lie in wait [H693] for blood [H1818] : but the mouth [H6310] of the upright [H3477] shall deliver [H5337] them.
12:7 The wicked [H7563] are overthrown [H2015] , and [are] not: but the house [H1004] of the righteous [H6662] shall stand [H5975] .
12:8 A man [H376] shall be commended [H1984] according [H6310] to his wisdom [H7922] : but he that is of a perverse [H5753] heart [H3820] shall be despised [H937] .(of a: Heb. perverse of heart)
12:9 [He that is] despised [H7034] , and hath a servant [H5650] , [is] better [H2896] than he that honoureth [H3513] himself, and lacketh [H2638] bread [H3899] .
12:10 A righteous [H6662] [man] regardeth [H3045] the life [H5315] of his beast [H929] : but the tender mercies [H7356] of the wicked [H7563] [are] cruel [H394] .(tender: or, bowels)
12:11 He that tilleth [H5647] his land [H127] shall be satisfied [H7646] with bread [H3899] : but he that followeth [H7291] vain [H7386] [persons is] void [H2638] of understanding [H3820] .
12:12 The wicked [H7563] desireth [H2530] the net [H4685] of evil [H7451] [men]: but the root [H8328] of the righteous [H6662] yieldeth [H5414] [fruit].(the net: or, the fortress)
12:13 The wicked [H7451] is snared [H4170] by the transgression [H6588] of [his] lips [H8193] : but the just [H6662] shall come out [H3318] of trouble [H6869] .(The wicked: Heb. The snare of the wicked is in the transgression of lips)
12:14 A man [H376] shall be satisfied [H7646] with good [H2896] by the fruit [H6529] of [his] mouth [H6310] : and the recompence [H1576] of a man's [H120] hands [H3027] shall be rendered [H7725] [H7725] unto him.
12:15 The way [H1870] of a fool [H191] [is] right [H3477] in his own eyes [H5869] : but he that hearkeneth [H8085] unto counsel [H6098] [is] wise [H2450] .
12:16 A fool's [H191] wrath [H3708] is presently [H3117] known [H3045] : but a prudent [H6175] [man] covereth [H3680] shame [H7036] .(presently: Heb. in that day)
12:17 [He that] speaketh [H6315] truth [H530] sheweth forth [H5046] righteousness [H6664] : but a false [H8267] witness [H5707] deceit [H4820] .
12:18 There is [H3426] that speaketh [H981] like the piercings [H4094] of a sword [H2719] : but the tongue [H3956] of the wise [H2450] [is] health [H4832] .
12:19 The lip [H8193] of truth [H571] shall be established [H3559] for ever [H5703] : but a lying [H8267] tongue [H3956] [is] but for a moment [H7280] .
12:20 Deceit [H4820] [is] in the heart [H3820] of them that imagine [H2790] evil [H7451] : but to the counsellors [H3289] of peace [H7965] [is] joy [H8057] .
12:21 There shall no evil [H205] happen [H579] to the just [H6662] : but the wicked [H7563] shall be filled [H4390] with mischief [H7451] .
12:22 Lying [H8267] lips [H8193] [are] abomination [H8441] to the LORD [H3068] : but they that deal [H6213] truly [H530] [are] his delight [H7522] .
12:23 A prudent [H6175] man [H120] concealeth [H3680] knowledge [H1847] : but the heart [H3820] of fools [H3684] proclaimeth [H7121] foolishness [H200] .
12:24 The hand [H3027] of the diligent [H2742] shall bear rule [H4910] : but the slothful [H7423] shall be under tribute [H4522] .(slothful: or, deceitful)
12:25 Heaviness [H1674] in the heart [H3820] of man [H376] maketh it stoop [H7812] : but a good [H2896] word [H1697] maketh it glad [H8055] .
12:26 The righteous [H6662] [is] more excellent [H8446] than his neighbour [H7453] : but the way [H1870] of the wicked [H7563] seduceth [H8582] them.(excellent: or, abundant)
12:27 The slothful [H7423] [man] roasteth [H2760] not that which he took in hunting [H6718] : but the substance [H1952] of a diligent [H2742] man [H120] [is] precious [H3368] .
12:28 In the way [H734] of righteousness [H6666] [is] life [H2416] ; and [in] the pathway [H5410] [H1870] [thereof there is] no death [H4194] .