1902 Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR)
1 From this chapter to the five and twentieth are sundry observations of moral virtues, and their contrary vices.
12:1 ¶ He that loveth correction, loveth knowledge, but, he that hateth reproof, is brutish.
12:3 ¶ A son of earth, shall not be established, by lawlessness, but, the root of the righteous, shall not be disturbed.
12:4 ¶ A virtuous woman, is the crown of her husband, but, a veritable decay in his bones, is she that causeth shame.
12:5 ¶ The plans of the righteous, are just, but, the counsels of the lawless, are deceitful.
12:6 ¶ The words of the lawless, areof lying in wait for blood, but, the mouth of the upright, shall deliver them.
12:7 ¶ Overthrown are the lawless and they are not, but, the house of the righteous, shall stand.
12:8 ¶ In proportion to his prudence, is a man, to be praised, but, the perverse in heart, shall be an object of contempt.
12:9 ¶ Better slighted, and have a servant, than to honour oneself, and come short of bread.
12:10 ¶ A righteous man, regardeth the desire of his beast, but, the compassions of the lawless, are cruel.
12:11 ¶ He that tilleth his land, shall be filled with food, but, he that runneth after worthless men, lacketh sense.
12:12 ¶ A lawless man craveth the prey of the wicked, but, the root of the righteous, is enduring.
12:13 ¶ By the transgression of the lips, is the wicked man, ensnared, but the righteous, cometh out of distress.
12:14 ¶ Of the fruit of a man's mouth, shall he be satisfied with good, and, the dealing of the hands of a son of earth, shall be paid back to him.
12:15 ¶ The way of the foolish, is right in his own eyes, but, he that hearkeneth to counsel, is wise.
12:16 ¶ A foolish man, on the [same] day, letteth his vexation be known, but, he that concealeth an affront, is prudent.
12:17 ¶ He that whispereth faithfulness, declareth righteousness, but, a false witness, is a fraud.
12:18 ¶ There is who babbleth, as with thrusts of a sword, but, the tongue of the wise, hath healing.
12:19 ¶ A lip that is faithful, shall be firm to futurity, but, only for a twinkling, is the tongue that is false.
12:20 ¶ Deceit, is in the heart of contrivers of mischief, but, to the counselors of peace, shall be joy.
12:21 ¶ Unseemly to the righteous, is any trouble, but, the lawless, are full of misfortune.
12:23 ¶ A prudent man, concealeth knowledge, but, the heart of dullards, proclaimeth folly.
12:24 ¶ The hand of the diligent, shall bear rule, but, the indolent, shall come under tribute.
12:25 ¶ When anxiety is in the heart of a man, one may bow him down, but, a good word, maketh him glad.
12:26 ¶ The righteous man guideth his neighbour, but, the way of the lawless, leadeth them astray.
12:27 ¶ Indolence, roasteth not, his own game, but, the substance of a man, is precious, when he is diligent.
12:28 ¶ In the way of righteousness, is life, and, in the path thereof, immortality,
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