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Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:1 - Whoso loveth discipline loveth knowledge, but he that hateth reproof is brutish.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:2 - A good man obtaineth favour of Jehovah; but a man of mischievous devices will he condemn.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:3 - A man shall not be established by wickedness; but the root of the righteous shall not be moved.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:4 - A woman of worth is a crown to her husband; but she that maketh ashamed is as rottenness in his bones.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:5 - The thoughts of the righteous are right; the counsels of the wicked are deceit.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:6 - The words of the wicked are a lying-in-wait for blood; but the mouth of the upright shall deliver them.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:7 - Overthrow the wicked, and they are no more; but the house of the righteous shall stand.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:8 - A man is commended according to his wisdom; but he that is of a perverted heart shall be despised.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:9 - Better is he that is lightly esteemed, and hath a servant, than he that honoureth himself, and lacketh bread.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:10 - A righteous man is concerned for the life of his beast; but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:11 - He that tilleth his land shall be satisfied with bread; but he that followeth the worthless is void of understanding.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:12 - The wicked desireth the net of evil men; but the root of the righteous yieldeth fruit.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:13 - In the transgression of the lips is an evil snare; but a righteous man shall go forth out of trouble.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:14 - A man is satisfied with good by the fruit of his mouth; and the recompense of a man's hands shall be rendered unto him.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:15 - The way of a fool is right in his own eyes; but he that is wise hearkeneth unto counsel.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:16 - The vexation of the fool is presently known; but a prudent man covereth shame.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:17 - He that uttereth truth sheweth forth righteousness; but a false witness deceit.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:18 - There is that babbleth like the piercings of a sword; but the tongue of the wise is health.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:19 - The lip of truth shall be established for ever; but a lying tongue is but for a moment.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:20 - Deceit is in the heart of them that devise evil; but to the counsellors of peace is joy.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:21 - There shall no evil happen to a righteous man; but the wicked shall be filled with mischief.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:22 - Lying lips are an abomination to Jehovah; but they that deal truly are his delight.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:23 - A prudent man concealeth knowledge; but the heart of the foolish proclaimeth folly.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:24 - The hand of the diligent shall bear rule; but the slothful hand shall be under tribute.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:25 - Heaviness in the heart of man maketh it stoop; but a good word maketh it glad.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:26 - The righteous guideth his neighbour; but the way of the wicked misleadeth them.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:27 - The slothful roasteth not what he took in hunting; but man's precious substance is to the diligent.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:28 - In the path of righteousness is life, and in the pathway thereof there is no death.

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