World English Bible
Proverbs 12 (WEBP)
 Whoever loves correction loves knowledge, but he who hates reproof is stupid.
 A good man shall obtain favor from Yahweh, but he will condemn a man of wicked plans.
 A man shall not be established by wickedness, but the root of the righteous shall not be moved.
 A worthy woman is the crown of her husband, but a disgraceful wife is as rottenness in his bones.
 The thoughts of the righteous are just, but the advice of the wicked is deceitful.
 The words of the wicked are about lying in wait for blood, but the speech of the upright rescues them.
 The wicked are overthrown, and are no more, but the house of the righteous shall stand.
 A man shall be commended according to his wisdom, but he who has a warped mind shall be despised.
 Better is he who is little known, and has a servant, than he who honors himself and lacks bread.
 A righteous man respects the life of his animal, but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel.
 He who tills his land shall have plenty of bread, but he who chases fantasies is void of understanding.
 The wicked desires the plunder of evil men, but the root of the righteous flourishes.
 An evil man is trapped by sinfulness of lips, but the righteous shall come out of trouble.
 A man shall be satisfied with good by the fruit of his mouth. The work of a man’s hands shall be rewarded to him.
 The way of a fool is right in his own eyes, but he who is wise listens to counsel.
 A fool shows his annoyance the same day, but one who overlooks an insult is prudent.
 He who is truthful testifies honestly, but a false witness lies.
 There is one who speaks rashly like the piercing of a sword, but the tongue of the wise heals.
 Truth’s lips will be established forever, but a lying tongue is only momentary.
 Deceit is in the heart of those who plot evil, but joy comes to the promoters of peace.
 No mischief shall happen to the righteous, but the wicked shall be filled with evil.
 Lying lips are an abomination to Yahweh, but those who do the truth are his delight.
 A prudent man keeps his knowledge, but the hearts of fools proclaim foolishness.
 The hands of the diligent ones shall rule, but laziness ends in slave labor.
 Anxiety in a man’s heart weighs it down, but a kind word makes it glad.
 A righteous person is cautious in friendship, but the way of the wicked leads them astray.
 The slothful man doesn’t roast his game, but the possessions of diligent men are prized.
 In the way of righteousness is life; in its path there is no death.
Scripture quotations are taken from The World English Bible™ of eBible.org, 2020 stable text edition. It is in the public domain.
King James w/Strong’s #s
Proverbs 12 (KJVS)
 Whoso loveth H157 (8802) instruction H4148 loveth H157 (8802) knowledge H1847: but he that hateth H8130 (8802) reproof H8433 [is] brutish H1198.
 A good H2896 [man] obtaineth H6329 (8686) favour H7522 of the LORD H3068: but a man H376 of wicked devices H4209 will he condemn H7561 (8686).
 A man H120 shall not be established H3559 (8735) by wickedness H7562: but the root H8328 of the righteous H6662 shall not be moved H4131 (8735).
 A virtuous H2428 woman H802 [is] a crown H5850 to her husband H1167: but she that maketh ashamed H954 (8688) [is] as rottenness H7538 in his bones H6106.
 The thoughts H4284 of the righteous H6662 [are] right H4941: [but] the counsels H8458 of the wicked H7563 [are] deceit H4820.
 The words H1697 of the wicked H7563 [are] to lie in wait H693 (8800) for blood H1818: but the mouth H6310 of the upright H3477 shall deliver H5337 (8686) them.
 The wicked H7563 are overthrown H2015 (8800), and [are] not: but the house H1004 of the righteous H6662 shall stand H5975 (8799).
 A man H376 shall be commended H1984 (8792) according H6310 to his wisdom H7922: but he that is of a perverse H5753 (8737) heart H3820 shall be despised H937.
 [He that is] despised H7034 (8737), and hath a servant H5650, [is] better H2896 than he that honoureth H3513 (8693) himself, and lacketh H2638 bread H3899.
 A righteous H6662 [man] regardeth H3045 (8802) the life H5315 of his beast H929: but the tender mercies H7356 of the wicked H7563 [are] cruel H394.
 He that tilleth H5647 (8802) his land H127 shall be satisfied H7646 (8799) with bread H3899: but he that followeth H7291 (8764) vain H7386 [persons is] void H2638 of understanding H3820.
 The wicked H7563 desireth H2530 (8804) the net H4685 of evil H7451 [men]: but the root H8328 of the righteous H6662 yieldeth H5414 (8799) [fruit].
 The wicked H7451 is snared H4170 by the transgression H6588 of [his] lips H8193: but the just H6662 shall come out H3318 (8799) of trouble H6869.
 A man H376 shall be satisfied H7646 (8799) 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 (8686) (8675) H7725 (8799) unto him.
 The way H1870 of a fool H191 [is] right H3477 in his own eyes H5869: but he that hearkeneth H8085 (8802) unto counsel H6098 [is] wise H2450.
 A fool’s H191 wrath H3708 is presently H3117 known H3045 (8735): but a prudent H6175 [man] covereth H3680 (8802) shame H7036.
 [He that] speaketh H6315 (8686) truth H530 sheweth forth H5046 (8686) righteousness H6664: but a false H8267 witness H5707 deceit H4820.
 There is H3426 that speaketh H981 (8802) like the piercings H4094 of a sword H2719: but the tongue H3956 of the wise H2450 [is] health H4832.
 The lip H8193 of truth H571 shall be established H3559 (8735) for ever H5703: but a lying H8267 tongue H3956 [is] but for a moment H7280 (8686).
 Deceit H4820 [is] in the heart H3820 of them that imagine H2790 (8802) evil H7451: but to the counsellors H3289 (8802) of peace H7965 [is] joy H8057.
 There shall no evil H205 happen H579 (8792) to the just H6662: but the wicked H7563 shall be filled H4390 (8804) with mischief H7451.
 Lying H8267 lips H8193 [are] abomination H8441 to the LORD H3068: but they that deal H6213 (8802) truly H530 [are] his delight H7522.
 A prudent H6175 man H120 concealeth H3680 (8802) knowledge H1847: but the heart H3820 of fools H3684 proclaimeth H7121 (8799) foolishness H200.
 The hand H3027 of the diligent H2742 shall bear rule H4910 (8799): but the slothful H7423 shall be under tribute H4522.
 Heaviness H1674 in the heart H3820 of man H376 maketh it stoop H7812 (8686): but a good H2896 word H1697 maketh it glad H8055 (8762).
 The righteous H6662 [is] more excellent H8446 (8686) than his neighbour H7453: but the way H1870 of the wicked H7563 seduceth H8582 (8686) them.
 The slothful H7423 [man] roasteth H2760 (8799) not that which he took in hunting H6718: but the substance H1952 of a diligent H2742 man H120 [is] precious H3368.
 In the way H734 of righteousness H6666 [is] life H2416; and [in] the pathway H5410 H1870 [thereof there is] no death H4194.
Young’s Literal Translation
Proverbs 12 (YLT)
 Whoso is loving instruction, is loving knowledge, And whoso is hating reproof is brutish.
 The good bringeth forth favour from Jehovah, And the man of wicked devices He condemneth.
 A man is not established by wickedness, And the root of the righteous is not moved.
 A virtuous woman is a crown to her husband, And as rottenness in his bones is one causing shame.
 The thoughts of the righteous are justice, The counsels of the wicked-deceit.
 The words of the wicked are: ‘Lay wait for blood,’ And the mouth of the upright delivereth them.
 Overthrow the wicked, and they are not, And the house of the righteous standeth.
 According to his wisdom is a man praised, And the perverted of heart becometh despised.
 Better is the lightly esteemed who hath a servant, Than the self-honoured who lacketh bread.
 The righteous knoweth the life of his beast, And the mercies of the wicked are cruel.
 Whoso is tilling the ground is satisfied with bread, And whoso is pursuing vanities is lacking heart,
 The wicked hath desired the net of evil doers, And the root of the righteous giveth.
 In transgression of the lips is the snare of the wicked, And the righteous goeth out from distress.
 From the fruit of the mouth is one satisfied with good, And the deed of man’s hands returneth to him.
 The way of a fool is right in his own eyes, And whoso is hearkening to counsel is wise.
 The fool-in a day is his anger known, And the prudent is covering shame.
 Whoso uttereth faithfulness declareth righteousness, And a false witness-deceit.
 A rash speaker is like piercings of a sword, And the tongue of the wise is healing.
 The lip of truth is established for ever, And for a moment-a tongue of falsehood.
 Deceit is in the heart of those devising evil, And to those counselling peace is joy.
 No iniquity is desired by the righteous, And the wicked have been full of evil.
 An abomination to Jehovah are lying lips, And stedfast doers are his delight.
 A prudent man is concealing knowledge, And the heart of fools proclaimeth folly.
 The hand of the diligent ruleth, And slothfulness becometh tributary.
 Sorrow in the heart of a man boweth down, And a good word maketh him glad.
 The righteous searcheth his companion, And the way of the wicked causeth them to err.
 The slothful roasteth not his hunting, And the wealth of a diligent man is precious.
 In the path of righteousness is life, And in the way of that path is no death!