Proverbs 12:12

“The wicked desireth the net of evil men: but the root of the righteous yieldeth fruit.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 12:12

The wicked desireth the net of euill men: but the roote of the righteous yeeldeth fruit.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The wicked man desires the booty of evil men, But the root of the righteous yields {fruit.}
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The wicked desireth the net of evil men; But the root of the righteous yieldeth `fruit'.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The resting-place of the sinner will come to destruction, but the root of upright men is for ever.
- Basic English Bible

The wicked desireth the net of evil [men]; but the root of the righteous yieldeth [fruit].
- Darby Bible

The wicked desireth the net of evil men: but the root of the righteous yieldeth fruit.
- Webster's Bible

The wicked desires the plunder of evil men, but the root of the righteous flourishes.
- World English Bible

The wicked hath desired the net of evil doers, And the root of the righteous giveth.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The wicked desireth the prey of evil men; but the root of the righteous yieldeth fruit.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 12:12

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 12:12


12:12 Desireth - He approves those arts, which wicked men use like nets to ensnare other men. The root - That piety, which is the root of his actions, yields him sufficient fruit both for his own need, and to do good to others.


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