Proverbs 21:12
Good News Translation
God, the righteous one, knows what goes on in the homes of the wicked, and he will bring the wicked down to ruin.

Contemporary English Version
God is always fair! He knows what the wicked do and will punish them.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The just considereth seriously the house of the wicked, that he may withdraw the wicked from evil.

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The just considereth seriously the house of the wicked, that he may withdraw the wicked from evil.

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The King's Heart
11When a pestilent man is punished, the little one will be wiser: and if he follow the wise, he will receive knowledge. 12The just considereth seriously the house of the wicked, that he may withdraw the wicked from evil.13He that stoppeth his ear against the cry of the poor, shall also cry himself, and shall not be heard.…
Cross References
Proverbs 14:11
The house of the wicked shall be destroyed: but the tabernacles of the just shall flourish.

Proverbs 29:16
When the wicked are multiplied, crimes shall be multiplied: but the just shall see their downfall.

Additional Translations
The Righteous One considers the house of the wicked; He brings the wicked to ruin.The righteous man wisely considers the house of the wicked: but God overthrows the wicked for their wickedness.

The righteous man considereth the house of the wicked, How the wicked are overthrown to their ruin.

A righteous man understands the hearts of the ungodly: and despises the ungodly for their wickedness.

One that is righteous wisely considereth the house of the wicked: he overthroweth the wicked to [their] ruin.

The righteous man considereth the house of the wicked; how the wicked are overthrown to their ruin.

The righteous man wisely considereth the house of the wicked: but God overthroweth the wicked for their wickedness.

The Righteous One considers the house of the wicked, and brings the wicked to ruin.

The Righteous One is acting wisely Towards the house of the wicked, He is overthrowing the wicked for wickedness.
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