Proverbs 12:10 {11}
Good News Translation
Good people take care of their animals, but wicked people are cruel to theirs.

Contemporary English Version
Good people are kind to their animals, but a mean person is cruel.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He that tilleth his land shall be satisfied with bread: but he that pursueth idleness is very foolish.

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He that tilleth his land shall be satisfied with bread: but he that pursueth idleness is very foolish.

righteous

Genesis 33:13,14 And Jacob said: My lord, thou knowest that I have with me tender children, and sheep, and kine with young: which if I should cause to be overdriven, in one day all the flocks will die. . . .

Numbers 22:28-32 And the Lord opened the mouth of the ass, and she said: What have I done to thee? Why strikest thou me, lo, now this third time? . . .

Deuteronomy 25:4 Thou shalt not muzzle the ox that treadeth out thy corn on the floor.

John 4:11 The woman saith to him: Sir, thou hast nothing wherein to draw, and the well is deep. From whence then hast thou living water?

but

Genesis 37:26-28 And Juda said to his brethren: What will it profit us to kill our brother, and conceal his blood? . . .

Judges 1:7 And Adonibezec said: Seventy kings, having their fingers and toes cut off, gathered up the leavings of the meat under my table: as I have done, so hath God requited me. And they brought him to Jerusalem, and he died there.

1 Samuel 11:2 And Naas, the Ammonite, answered them: On this condition will I make a covenant with you, that I may pluck out all your right eyes, and make you a reproach in all Israel.

John 19:31,32 Then the Jews (because it was the parasceve), that the bodies might not remain upon the cross on the sabbath day (for that was a great sabbath day), besought Pilate that their legs might be broken: and that they might be taken away. . . .

James 2:13-16 For judgment without mercy to him that hath not done mercy. And mercy exalteth itself above judgment. . . .

tender mercies

1 John 3:17 He that hath the substance of this world and shall see his brother in need and shall shut up his bowels from him: how doth the charity of God abide in him?

Context
Loving Discipline and Knowledge
9The just regardeth the lives of his beasts: but the bowels of the wicked are cruel. 10He that tilleth his land shall be satisfied with bread: but he that pursueth idleness is very foolish.11He that is delighted in passing his time over wine, leaveth a reproach in his strong holds.…
Cross References
1 Corinthians 9:9
For it is written in the law of Moses: Thou shalt not muzzle the mouth of the ox that treadeth out the corn. Doth God take care for oxen?

Numbers 22:29
Balaam answered: Because thou hast deserved it, and hast served me ill: I would I had a sword that I might kill thee.

Deuteronomy 25:4
Thou shalt not muzzle the ox that treadeth out thy corn on the floor.

Proverbs 12:9
The just regardeth the lives of his beasts: but the bowels of the wicked are cruel.

Additional Translations
A righteous man regards the life of his animal, but the tender mercies of the wicked are only cruelty.A righteous man regards the life of his beast: but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel.

A righteous man regardeth the life of his beast; But the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel.

A righteous man has pity for the lives of his cattle; but the bowels of the ungodly are unmerciful.

A righteous man is concerned for the life of his beast; but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel.

A righteous man regardeth the life of his beast: but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel.

A righteous man regardeth the life of his beast: but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel.

A righteous man respects the life of his animal, but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel.

The righteous knoweth the life of his beast, And the mercies of the wicked are cruel.
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