Proverbs 12:2
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New American Standard Bible
A good man will obtain favor from the LORD, But He will condemn a man who devises evil.

King James Bible
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.

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To Pastors and Teachers
To Pastors and Teachers If all who laboured for the conversion of others were to introduce them immediately into Prayer and the Interior Life, and make it their main design to gain and win over the heart, numberless as well as permanent conversions would certainly ensue. On the contrary, few and transient fruits must attend that labour which is confined to outward matters; such as burdening the disciple with a thousand precepts for external exercises, instead of leaving the soul to Christ by the
Madame Guyon—A Short and Easy Method of Prayer

The Authority and Utility of the Scriptures
2 Tim. iii. 16.--"All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness." We told you that there was nothing more necessary to know than what our end is, and what the way is that leads to that end. We see the most part of men walking at random,--running an uncertain race,--because they do not propose unto themselves a certain scope to aim at, and whither to direct their whole course. According to men's particular
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

Cross References
2 Samuel 15:3
Then Absalom would say to him, "See, your claims are good and right, but no man listens to you on the part of the king."

Proverbs 3:4
So you will find favor and good repute In the sight of God and man.

Proverbs 8:35
"For he who finds me finds life And obtains favor from the LORD.

Proverbs 12:1
Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, But he who hates reproof is stupid.

Proverbs 14:22
Will they not go astray who devise evil? But kindness and truth will be to those who devise good.

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