King James Version
A good man obtaineth favour of the LORD: but a man of wicked devices will he condemn.
Darby Bible Translation
A good man obtaineth favour of Jehovah; but a man of mischievous devices will he condemn.
World English Bible
A good man shall obtain favor from Yahweh, but he will condemn a man of wicked devices.
Young's Literal Translation
The good bringeth forth favour from Jehovah, And the man of wicked devices He condemneth.
Proverbs 12:2 Parallel
CommentaryGeneva Study Bible
A good man obtaineth favour of the LORD: but a man of wicked devices will he condemn.Proverbs 12:2 Parallel Commentaries
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And Absalom said unto him, See, thy matters are good and right; but there is no man deputed of the king to hear thee.
So shalt thou find favour and good understanding in the sight of God and man.
For whoso findeth me findeth life, and shall obtain favour of the LORD.
Whoso loveth instruction loveth knowledge: but he that hateth reproof is brutish.
Do they not err that devise evil? but mercy and truth shall be to them that devise good.
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