Proverbs 12:6 {7}
Good News Translation
The words of the wicked are murderous, but the words of the righteous rescue those who are threatened.

Contemporary English Version
Bad advice is a deadly trap, but good advice is like a shield.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Turn the wicked, and they shall not be: but the house of the just shall stand firm.

New American Bible
The words of the wicked are a deadly ambush, but the speech of the upright saves them.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Turn the wicked, and they shall not be: but the house of the just shall stand firm.

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Proverbs 1:11-19 Let us swallow him up alive like hell, and whole as one that goeth down into the pit. . . .

2 Samuel 17:1-4 And Achitophel said to Absalom: I will choose me twelve thousand men, and I will arise and pursue after David this night. . . .

Isaiah 59:7 Their feet run to evil, and make haste to shed innocent blood: their thoughts are unprofitable thoughts: wasting and destruction are in their ways.

Jeremiah 5:26 For among my people are found wicked men, that lie in wait as fowlers, setting snares and traps to catch men.

Micah 7:1,2 Woe is me, for I am become as one that gleaneth in autumn the grapes of the vintage: there is no cluster to eat, my soul desired the first ripe figs. . . .

Acts 23:12,15 And when day was come, some of the Jews gathered together and bound themselves under a curse, saying that they would neither eat nor drink till they killed Paul. . . .

Acts 25:3 Requesting favour against him, that he would command him to be brought to Jerusalem, laying wait to kill him in the way.

Esther 4:7-14 And Mardochai told him all that had happened, how Aman had promised to pay money into the king's treasures, to have the Jews destroyed. . . .

Esther 7:4-6 For we are given up, I and my people, to be destroyed, to be slain, and to perish. And would God we were sold for bondmen and bondwomen: the evil might be borne with, and I would have mourned in silence: but now we have an enemy, whose cruelty redoundeth upon the king. . . .

Context
Loving Discipline and Knowledge
5The words of the wicked lie in wait for blood: the mouth of the just shall deliver them. 6Turn the wicked, and they shall not be: but the house of the just shall stand firm.7A man shall be known by his learning: but he that is vain and foolish, shall be exposed to contempt.…
Cross References
Proverbs 1:11
Let us swallow him up alive like hell, and whole as one that goeth down into the pit.

Proverbs 1:16
But a net is spread in vain before the eyes of them that have wings.

Proverbs 12:5
The words of the wicked lie in wait for blood: the mouth of the just shall deliver them.

Proverbs 14:3
In the mouth of a fool is the rod of pride: but the lips of the wise preserve them.

Additional Translations
The words of the wicked lie in wait for blood, but the speech of the upright rescues them.The words of the wicked are to lie in wait for blood: but the mouth of the upright shall deliver them.

The words of the wicked are of lying in wait for blood; But the mouth of the upright shall deliver them.

The words of ungodly men are crafty; but the mouth of the upright shall deliver them.

The words of the wicked are a lying-in-wait for blood; but the mouth of the upright shall deliver them.

The words of the wicked are of lying in wait for blood: but the mouth of the upright shall deliver them.

The words of the wicked are to lie in wait for blood: but the mouth of the upright shall deliver them.

The words of the wicked are about lying in wait for blood, but the speech of the upright rescues them.

The words of the wicked are: 'Lay wait for blood,' And the mouth of the upright delivereth them.
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