Proverbs 11: ... 12 What the wicked construct finally falls into ruin, while the roots of the righteous give life, and more life. 10 Good people are good to their animals;    the “good-hearted” bad people kick and abuse them. but a frigid woman is cancer in the bones. Truthful witness by a good person clears the air, but liars lay down a smoke screen of deceit. MSG 2 A good person basks in the delight of God, … than act important and starve in the process. If you love learning, you love the discipline that goes with it— how shortsighted to refuse correction! 14 Well-spoken words bring satisfaction;    well-done work has its own reward. 5 The thinking of principled people makes for justice;    the plots of degenerates corrupt. Rash language cuts and maims, but there is healing in the words of the wise. 15 Fools are headstrong and do what they like;    wise people take advice. 16 Fools have short fuses and explode all too quickly;    the prudent quietly shrug off insults. Proverbs 12. Bible Language English. 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2002 Eugene H. Peterson by NavPress Publishing. 2 A good person basks in the delight of God, and he wants nothing to do with devious schemers. and he wants nothing to do with devious schemers. Fools are headstrong and do what they like; wise people take advice. Originally published by NavPress in English as THE MESSAGE: The Bible in Contemporary Language copyright 2002 by Eugene Peterson. 24 The diligent find freedom in their work;    the lazy are oppressed by work. Evil scheming distorts the schemer; peace-planning brings joy to the planner. talkative fools broadcast their silliness. (, Compiled & Edited by BST & Crosswalk Staff, Compiled & Edited by BibleStudyTools Staff, California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. The thinking of principled people makes for justice; the plots of degenerates corrupt. 27 A lazy life is an empty life,    but “early to rise” gets the job done. You can't find firm footing in a swamp, but life rooted in God stands firm. MSG: The Message . 18 Rash language cuts and maims,    but there is healing in the words of the wise. 8 A person who talks sense is honored;    airheads are held in contempt. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. 19 Truth lasts;    lies are here today, gone tomorrow. The Message Update. 23 Prudent people don’t flaunt their knowledge;    talkative fools broadcast their silliness. of 2 A good person basks in the delight of God, and he wants nothing to do with devious schemers. Proverbs 12 If you love learning, you love the discipline that goes with it - how shortsighted to refuse correction! NIV 1 Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, but whoever hates correction is stupid. Published by permission. 11 The one who stays on the job has food on the table;    the witless chase whims and fancies. The gossip of bad people gets them in trouble; the conversation of good people keeps them out of it. Salem Media Group. A person who talks sense is honored; airheads are held in contempt. 13 The gossip of bad people gets them in trouble; the conversation of good people keeps them out of it. 12-13 There’s a way of life that looks harmless enough; look again—it leads straight to hell. If you love learning, you love the discipline that goes with it - how shortsighted to refuse correction! What the wicked construct finally falls into ruin, while the roots of the righteous give life, and more life. Proverbs 12 The Message Bible << Proverbs 11 | Proverbs 12 | Proverbs 13 >> 12 1 If you love learning, you love the discipline that goes with it - how shortsighted to refuse correction! MSG 1 If you love learning, you love the discipline that goes with it - how shortsighted to refuse correction! God can't stomach liars; he loves the company of those who keep their word. Font Size. The Message (MSG) Bible Book List. Truth lasts; lies are here today, gone tomorrow. A good person basks in the delight of God, and he wants nothing to do with devious schemers. Wicked people fall to pieces - there's nothing to them; the homes of good people hold together. Sure, those people appear to be having a good time, but all that laughter will end in heartbreak. Wise People Take Advice. the conversation of good people keeps them out of it. 2 A good person basks in the delight of God,    and he wants nothing to do with devious schemers. Proverbs 12:1 MSG. Fools have short fuses and explode all too quickly; the prudent quietly shrug off insults. Good men and women travel right into life; sin's detours take you straight to hell. 3 You can’t find firm footing in a swamp,    but life rooted in God stands firm. 25 Worry weighs us down;    a cheerful word picks us up. Update. Font Size. 12 Unrelenting disappointment leaves you heartsick, but a sudden good break can turn life around. 21 No evil can overwhelm a good person,    but the wicked have their hands full of it. A lazy life is an empty life, but "early to rise" gets the job done. 26 A good person survives misfortune,    but a wicked life invites disaster. Well-spoken words bring satisfaction; well-done work has its own reward. he loves the company of those who keep their word. 12 What the wicked construct finally falls into ruin,    while the roots of the righteous give life, and more life. Change Language {{#items}} {{local_title}} Article Images Copyright © 2020 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. but the wicked have their hands full of it. Contemporary Comparative Side-by-Side Bible: NIV/NKJV/NLT/The Message, Bonded leather, burgundy, NIV and The Message Side-by-Side Bible, Large Print: for Study and Comparison, Imitation Leather, Brown, The Message Large-Print Devotional Bible--soft leather-look, brown, The Message // REMIX 2.0, Soft Imitation Leather, Color Spectrum, Message Slimline Bible--soft leather-look, brown/tan. the “good-hearted” bad people kick and abuse them. 17 Truthful witness by a good person clears the air,    but liars lay down a smoke screen of deceit. A good person basks in the delight of God, and he wants nothing to do with devious schemers. Version. A hearty wife invigorates her husband, but a frigid woman is cancer in the bones. but there is healing in the words of the wise. Proverbs 13:12-14. Better to be ordinary and work for a living than act important and starve in the process. but liars lay down a smoke screen of deceit. Worry weighs us down; a cheerful word picks us up. The Message Proverbs 12. 13 Ignore the Word and suffer; honor God’s commands and grow rich. 22 God can’t stomach liars;    he loves the company of those who keep their word. while the roots of the righteous give life, and more life. 12 If you love learning, you love the discipline that goes with it—    how shortsighted to refuse correction! The Message (MSG) Bible Book List. Prudent people don't flaunt their knowledge; talkative fools broadcast their silliness. Copyright © 1993, 2002, 2018 by Eugene H. Peterson, The Message (MSG). 7 Wicked people fall to pieces—there’s nothing to them;    the homes of good people hold together. Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. Wise People Take Advice. Read verse in The Message Bible Learn More About The Message 4 A hearty wife invigorates her husband,    but a frigid woman is cancer in the bones. 28 Good men and women travel right into life;    sin’s detours take you straight to hell. Cancel. 20 Evil scheming distorts the schemer;    peace-planning brings joy to the planner. The diligent find freedom in their work; the lazy are oppressed by work. If You Love Learning. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. 12 If you love learning, you love the discipline that goes with it— how shortsighted to refuse correction! Good people are good to their animals; the "good-hearted" bad people kick and abuse them. Proverbs 11 Proverbs 13 ... Proverbs 12 The Message (MSG) If You Love Learning. Proverbs 12. The words of the wicked kill; the speech of the upright saves. peace-planning brings joy to the planner. Proud member All rights reserved. 6 The words of the wicked kill;    the speech of the upright saves. 9 Better to be ordinary and work for a living    than act important and starve in the process. The one who stays on the job has food on the table; the witless chase whims and fancies. A good person survives misfortune, but a wicked life invites disaster. 13 The gossip of bad people gets them in trouble;    the conversation of good people keeps them out of it. The Message. Proverbs 12. No evil can overwhelm a good person, but the wicked have their hands full of it. All rights reserved.