Holman Christian Standard Bible
12 Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge,
but one who hates correction is stupid.(A)
3 Man cannot be made secure by wickedness,
but the root of the righteous is immovable.(D)
5 The thoughts of the righteous are just,
but guidance from the wicked leads to deceit.
8 A man is praised for his insight,
but a twisted mind is despised.
9 Better to be dishonored, yet have a servant,
than to act important but have no food.(K)
10 A righteous man cares about his animal’s health,(L)
but even the merciful acts of the wicked are cruel.
12 The wicked desire what evil men have,[b]
but the root of the righteous produces fruit.
15 A fool’s way is right in his own eyes,(S)
but whoever listens to counsel is wise.
16 A fool’s displeasure is known at once,
but whoever ignores an insult is sensible.(T)
17 Whoever speaks the truth declares what is right,
but a false witness, deceit.(U)
19 Truthful lips endure forever,
but a lying tongue, only a moment.(X)
20 Deceit is in the hearts of those who plot evil,
but those who promote peace have joy.(Y)
21 No disaster overcomes the righteous,(Z)
but the wicked are full of misery.
23 A shrewd person conceals knowledge,
but a foolish heart publicizes stupidity.(AC)
24 The diligent hand will rule,
but laziness will lead to forced labor.(AD)
25 Anxiety in a man’s heart weighs it down,
but a good word cheers it up.(AE)