Proverbs 12:8
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New American Standard Bible
A man will be praised according to his insight, But one of perverse mind will be despised.

King James Bible
A man shall be commended according to his wisdom: but he that is of a perverse heart shall be despised.

Darby Bible Translation
A man is commended according to his wisdom; but he that is of a perverted heart shall be despised.

World English Bible
A man shall be commended according to his wisdom, but he who has a warped mind shall be despised.

Young's Literal Translation
According to his wisdom is a man praised, And the perverted of heart becometh despised.

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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
Proverbs 12:7
The wicked are overthrown and are no more, But the house of the righteous will stand.

Proverbs 12:9
Better is he who is lightly esteemed and has a servant Than he who honors himself and lacks bread.

Proverbs 29:27
An unjust man is abominable to the righteous, And he who is upright in the way is abominable to the wicked.

Isaiah 19:14
The LORD has mixed within her a spirit of distortion; They have led Egypt astray in all that it does, As a drunken man staggers in his vomit.

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