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Profit From Your Words And Deeds – Proverbs 12:14

Profit From Your Words And Deeds
Proverbs 12:14 (NIV)

14 From the fruit of their lips
people are filled with good things,
and the work of their hands brings them reward.

Proverbs Club Commentary

Good speech delivers benefits.
Good works are rewarded.
So, for goodness sake, speak and work
with knowledge, understanding and wisdom.

Escaping Words Of The Wicked – Proverbs 12:13

Escaping Words Of The Wicked
Proverbs 12:13 (NIV)

13 Evildoers are trapped by their sinful talk,
and so the innocent escape trouble.

Proverbs Club Commentary

The righteous repel the wicked
because the very words of the wicked betray them.

On Behavioral Preferences – Proverbs 12:12

On Behavioral Preferences
Proverbs 12:12 (NIV)

12 The wicked desire the stronghold of evildoers,
but the root of the righteous endures.

Proverbs Club Commentary

The wicked crave evil ritual,
but the righteous stand steadfast.

Honest Work Or Fantasies – Proverbs 12:11

Honest Work Or Fantasies
Proverbs 12:11

11 Those who work their land will have abundant food,
but those who chase fantasies have no sense.

NIV

Proverbs Club Commentary

Honest labor is rewarded.
Chasing dreams is pointless.

Righteous And Wicked Responses To The Needy – Proverbs 12:10

Righteous And Wicked Responses To The Needy
Proverbs 12:10

10 The righteous care for the needs of their animals,
but the kindest acts of the wicked are cruel.

NIV

PCDC Commentary

The Righteous minister even to animals.
The Wicked are inhumane.