Proverbs 12:10
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New Living Translation
The godly care for their animals, but the wicked are always cruel.

King James Bible
A righteous man regardeth the life of his beast: but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel.

Darby Bible Translation
A righteous man is concerned for the life of his beast; but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel.

World English Bible
A righteous man respects the life of his animal, but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel.

Young's Literal Translation
The righteous knoweth the life of his beast, And the mercies of the wicked are cruel.

Proverbs 12:10 Parallel
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

12:10 Regardeth - He will not destroy it either by labour beyond its strength, or by denying it necessary food or rest. Cruel - There is cruelty mixed even with their most merciful actions.

Proverbs 12:10 Parallel Commentaries

Library
"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
1 Corinthians 9:9
For the law of Moses says, "You must not muzzle an ox to keep it from eating as it treads out the grain." Was God thinking only about oxen when he said this?

Numbers 22:29
"You have made me look like a fool!" Balaam shouted. "If I had a sword with me, I would kill you!"

Deuteronomy 25:4
"You must not muzzle an ox to keep it from eating as it treads out the grain.

Proverbs 12:9
Better to be an ordinary person with a servant than to be self-important but have no food.

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