Proverbs 12:2
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New Living Translation
The LORD approves of those who are good, but he condemns those who plan wickedness.

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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"But Seek Ye First the Kingdom of God, and his Righteousness, and all These Things Shall be Added unto You. "
Matth. vi. 33.--"But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness, and all these things shall be added unto you." The perfection even of the most upright creature, speaks always some imperfection in comparison of God, who is most perfect. The heavens, the sun and moon, in respect of lower things here, how glorious do they appear, and without spot! But behold, they are not clean in God's sight! How far are the angels above us who dwell in clay! They appear to be a pure mass of light and
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

Proverbs
Many specimens of the so-called Wisdom Literature are preserved for us in the book of Proverbs, for its contents are by no means confined to what we call proverbs. The first nine chapters constitute a continuous discourse, almost in the manner of a sermon; and of the last two chapters, ch. xxx. is largely made up of enigmas, and xxxi. is in part a description of the good housewife. All, however, are rightly subsumed under the idea of wisdom, which to the Hebrew had always moral relations. The Hebrew
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
2 Samuel 15:3
Then Absalom would say, "You've really got a strong case here! It's too bad the king doesn't have anyone to hear it.

Proverbs 3:4
Then you will find favor with both God and people, and you will earn a good reputation.

Proverbs 8:35
For whoever finds me finds life and receives favor from the LORD.

Proverbs 12:1
To learn, you must love discipline; it is stupid to hate correction.

Proverbs 14:22
If you plan to do evil, you will be lost; if you plan to do good, you will receive unfailing love and faithfulness.

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