Proverbs 12 -Truth last forever. But lies last only a moment.

Proverbs are the wise words of Solomon king of Israel (touched and protected by god) son of David. They teach wisdom and self-control. they give understanding of god.They don’t always makes sense to the ear, but they sure ain’t nonsense. These words from god say that good is prevails over evil and consequences follow every choice that is made.

Proverb 12  

1Anyone who loves learning accepts being corrected.
But a person who hates being corrected is stupid.
2The Lord is pleased with a good person.
But he will punish anyone who plans evil.

3Doing evil brings a person no safety at all.
But a good person has safety and security.
4A good wife is like a crown for her husband.
But a disgraceful wife is like a disease in his bones.
5The plans that good people make are fair.
But the advice of the wicked will trick you.
6The wicked talk of killing people.
But the words of good people will save them.
7Wicked people die and leave nothing behind.
But a good man’s family goes on.
8A wise person is praised.
But a stupid person is not respected.
9A person might not be important but still have a servant.
He is better off than someone who acts important but has no food.
10A good man takes care of his animals.
But even the kindest acts of the wicked are cruel.
11The person who works his land will have plenty of food.
But the one who chases useless dreams isn’t wise.
12Evil people want what other evil people have stolen.
But good people want to give to others.
13Evil people are trapped by their evil talk.
But good people stay out of trouble.
14A person will be rewarded for what he says.
And he will also be rewarded for what he does.
15A foolish person thinks he is doing right.
But a wise person listens to advice.
16A foolish person quickly shows that he is upset.
But a wise person ignores an insult.
17An honest witness tells the truth.
But a dishonest witness tells lies.
18Careless words stab like a sword.
But wise words bring healing.
19Truth will last forever.
But lies last only a moment.
20Those who plan evil mean to lie.
But those who plan peace will be happy.
21No harm comes to a good person.
But an evil person’s life is full of trouble.
22The Lord hates those who tell lies.
But he is pleased with those who do what they promise.
23A wise person keeps what he knows to himself.
But a foolish person shows how foolish he is.
24Hard workers will become leaders.
But those who are lazy will be slaves.
25Worry makes a person feel as if he is carrying a heavy load.
But a kind word cheers up a person.
26A good person takes advice from his friends.
But an evil person is easily led to do wrong.
27A lazy person catches no food to cook.
But a hard worker will have great wealth.
28Doing what is right is the way to life.
But there is another way that leads to death.


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