Proverbs 12:8
A man is praised according to his wisdom, but a twisted mind is despised.
Cross References
Proverbs 12:7
The wicked are overthrown and perish, but the house of the righteous will stand.

Proverbs 12:9
Better to be lightly esteemed, yet have a servant, than to be self-important but lack food.

Proverbs 29:27
An unjust man is detestable to the righteous, and one whose way is upright is detestable to the wicked.

Isaiah 19:14
The LORD has poured into her a spirit of confusion. Egypt has been led astray in all she does, as a drunkard staggers around in his vomit.

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Genesis 41:39
Then Pharaoh said to Joseph, "Since God has made all this known to you, there is no one as discerning and wise as you.

1 Samuel 16:18
One of the servants answered, "I have seen a son of Jesse of Bethlehem who knows how to play the harp. He is a mighty man of valor, a warrior, eloquent and handsome, and the LORD is with him."

1 Samuel 18:30
Every time the Philistine commanders came out for battle, David was more successful than all of Saul's officers, so that his name was highly esteemed.

Ecclesiastes 8:1
Who is like the wise man? Who knows the interpretation of a matter? A man's wisdom brightens his face, and the sternness of his face is changed.

Luke 12:42-44
And the Lord answered, "Who then is the faithful and wise manager, whom the master puts in charge of his servants to give them their portion at the proper time? . . .

Luke 16:8
The master commended the dishonest manager because he had acted shrewdly. For the sons of this age are more shrewd in dealing with their own kind than are the sons of light.

1 Corinthians 3:10-15
By the grace God has given me, I laid a foundation as an expert builder, and someone else is building on it. But each one must be careful how he builds. . . .

1 Corinthians 4:5
Therefore judge nothing before the proper time; wait until the Lord comes. He will bring to light what is hidden in darkness and will expose the motives of men's hearts. At that time each will receive his praise from God.

2 Corinthians 10:18
For it is not the one who commends himself who is approved, but the one whom the Lord commends.


Proverbs 1:26
in turn I will mock your calamity; I will sneer when terror strikes you,

Proverbs 3:35
The wise will inherit honor, but fools are held up to shame.

Proverbs 5:23
He will die for lack of discipline, led astray by his own great folly.

1 Samuel 13:13
"You have acted foolishly, " Samuel declared. "You have not kept the command the LORD your God gave you; if you had, the LORD would have established your kingdom over Israel for all time.

1 Samuel 25:17
Now consider carefully what you must do, because disaster looms over our master and all his household. For he is such a scoundrel that nobody can speak to him!"

Psalm 132:18
I will clothe his enemies with shame, but the crown upon him will gleam."

Daniel 12:2
And many who sleep in the dust of the earth will awake, some to everlasting life, but others to shame and everlasting contempt.

Malachi 2:8, 9
"But you have departed from the way, and your instruction has caused many to stumble. You have violated the covenant of Levi, " says the LORD of Hosts. . . .

Matthew 27:4, 5
"I have sinned by betraying innocent blood, " he said. "What is that to us?" they replied. "You bear the responsibility." . . .

Acts 12:23
Immediately, because Herod did not give glory to God, an angel of the Lord struck him down, and he was eaten by worms and died.

of a perverse heart

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