|New International Version (© 2011)|
A person is praised according to their prudence, and one with a warped mind is despised.
King James Bible
A man shall be commended according to his wisdom: but he that is of a perverse heart shall be despised.
American Standard Version
A man shall be commended according to his wisdom; But he that is of a perverse heart shall be despised.
Young's Literal Translation
According to his wisdom is a man praised, And the perverted of heart becometh despised.
Proverbs 12:8 Additional TranslationsTreasury of Scripture Knowledge
Genesis 41:39 And Pharaoh said to Joseph, For as much as God has showed you all this, there is none so discreet and wise as you are:
1 Samuel 16:18 Then answered one of the servants, and said, Behold, I have seen a son of Jesse the Bethlehemite, that is cunning in playing...
1 Samuel 18:30 Then the princes of the Philistines went forth: and it came to pass, after they went forth...
Ecclesiastes 8:1 Who is as the wise man? and who knows the interpretation of a thing? a man's wisdom makes his face to shine...
Luke 12:42-44 And the Lord said, Who then is that faithful and wise steward, whom his lord shall make ruler over his household...
Luke 16:8 And the lord commended the unjust steward, because he had done wisely...
1 Corinthians 3:10-15 According to the grace of God which is given to me, as a wise master builder, I have laid the foundation, and another builds thereon...
1 Corinthians 4:5 Therefore judge nothing before the time, until the Lord come, who both will bring to light the hidden things of darkness...
2 Corinthians 10:18 For not he that commends himself is approved, but whom the Lord commends.
Proverbs 1:26 I also will laugh at your calamity; I will mock when your fear comes;
Proverbs 3:35 The wise shall inherit glory: but shame shall be the promotion of fools.
Proverbs 5:23 He shall die without instruction; and in the greatness of his folly he shall go astray.
1 Samuel 13:13 And Samuel said to Saul, You have done foolishly: you have not kept the commandment of the LORD your God, which he commanded you...
1 Samuel 25:17 Now therefore know and consider what you will do; for evil is determined against our master, and against all his household...
Psalm 132:18 His enemies will I clothe with shame: but on himself shall his crown flourish.
Daniel 12:2 And many of them that sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame and everlasting contempt.
Malachi 2:8,9 But you are departed out of the way; you have caused many to stumble at the law; you have corrupted the covenant of Levi...
Matthew 27:4,5 Saying, I have sinned in that I have betrayed the innocent blood. And they said, What is that to us? see you to that...
Acts 12:23 And immediately the angel of the Lord smote him, because he gave not God the glory: and he was eaten of worms, and gave up the ghost.
of a perverse heart
Proverbs 12:8 Parallel CommentariesCommended Despised Distorted Good Heart Insight Intelligence Measure Mind Minds Perverse Perverted Praised Sense Understanding Warped WisdomCommended Despised Distorted Good Heart Insight Intelligence Measure Mind Minds Perverse Perverted Praised Sense Understanding Warped WisdomTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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Proverbs 12:7 The wicked are overthrown and are no more, but the house of the righteous stands firm.
Proverbs 12:9 Better to be a nobody and yet have a servant than pretend to be somebody and have no food.
Proverbs 29:27 The righteous detest the dishonest; the wicked detest the upright.
Isaiah 19:14 The LORD has poured into them a spirit of dizziness; they make Egypt stagger in all that she does, as a drunkard staggers around in his vomit.