The Holy Bible - The Proverbs, Chapter 12 (Latin)
1Whoso loveth instruction loveth knowledge: but he that hateth reproof is brutish.
2A good man obtaineth favour of the LORD: but a man of wicked devices will he condemn.
3A man shall not be established by wickedness: but the root of the righteous shall not be moved.
4A virtuous woman is a crown to her husband: but she that maketh ashamed is as rottenness in his bones.
5The thoughts of the righteous are right: but the counsels of the wicked are deceit.
6The words of the wicked are to lie in wait for blood: but the mouth of the upright shall deliver them.
7The wicked are overthrown, and are not: but the house of the righteous shall stand.
8A man shall be commended according to his wisdom: but he that is of a perverse heart shall be despised.
9He that is despised, and hath a servant, is better than he that honoureth himself, and lacketh bread.
10A righteous man regardeth the life of his beast: but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel.
11He that tilleth his land shall be satisfied with bread: but he that followeth vain persons is void of understanding.
12The wicked desireth the net of evil men: but the root of the righteous yieldeth fruit.
13The wicked is snared by the transgression of his lips: but the just shall come out of trouble.
14A man shall be satisfied with good by the fruit of his mouth: and the recompence of a man's hands shall be rendered unto him.
15The way of a fool is right in his own eyes: but he that hearkeneth unto counsel is wise.
16A fool's wrath is presently known: but a prudent man covereth shame.
17He that speaketh truth sheweth forth righteousness: but a false witness deceit.
18There is that speaketh like the piercings of a sword: but the tongue of the wise is health.
19The lip of truth shall be established for ever: but a lying tongue is but for a moment.
20Deceit is in the heart of them that imagine evil: but to the counsellors of peace is joy.
21There shall no evil happen to the just: but the wicked shall be filled with mischief.
22Lying lips are abomination to the LORD: but they that deal truly are his delight.
23A prudent man concealeth knowledge: but the heart of fools proclaimeth foolishness.
24The hand of the diligent shall bear rule: but the slothful shall be under tribute.
25Heaviness in the heart of man maketh it stoop: but a good word maketh it glad.
26The righteous is more excellent than his neighbour: but the way of the wicked seduceth them.
27The slothful man roasteth not that which he took in hunting: but the substance of a diligent man is precious.
28In the way of righteousness is life: and in the pathway thereof there is no death.
1qui diligit disciplinam diligit scientiam qui autem odit increpationes insipiens est
2qui bonus est hauriet a Domino gratiam qui autem confidit cogitationibus suis impie agit
3non roborabitur homo ex impietate et radix iustorum non commovebitur
4mulier diligens corona viro suo et putredo in ossibus eius quae confusione res dignas gerit
5cogitationes iustorum iudicia et consilia impiorum fraudulentia
6verba impiorum insidiantur sanguini os iustorum liberabit eos
7verte impios et non erunt domus autem iustorum permanebit
8doctrina sua noscetur vir qui autem vanus et excors est patebit contemptui
9melior est pauper et sufficiens sibi quam gloriosus et indigens pane
10novit iustus animas iumentorum suorum viscera autem impiorum crudelia
11qui operatur terram suam saturabitur panibus qui autem sectatur otium stultissimus est
12desiderium impii munimentum est pessimorum radix autem iustorum proficiet
13propter peccata labiorum ruina proximat malo effugiet autem iustus de angustia
14de fructu oris sui unusquisque replebitur bonis et iuxta opera manuum suarum retribuetur ei
15via stulti recta in oculis eius qui autem sapiens est audit consilia
16fatuus statim indicat iram suam qui autem dissimulat iniuriam callidus est
17qui quod novit loquitur index iustitiae est qui autem mentitur testis est fraudulentus
18est qui promittit et quasi gladio pungitur conscientiae lingua autem sapientium sanitas est
19labium veritatis firmum erit in perpetuum qui autem testis est repentinus concinnat linguam mendacii
20dolus in corde cogitantium mala qui autem ineunt pacis consilia sequitur eos gaudium
21non contristabit iustum quicquid ei acciderit impii autem replebuntur malo
22abominatio Domino labia mendacia qui autem fideliter agunt placent ei
23homo versutus celat scientiam et cor insipientium provocabit stultitiam
24manus fortium dominabitur quae autem remissa est tributis serviet
25maeror in corde viri humiliabit illud et sermone bono laetificabitur
26qui neglegit damnum propter amicum iustus est iter autem impiorum decipiet eos
27non inveniet fraudulentus lucrum et substantia hominis erit auri pretium
28in semita iustitiae vita iter autem devium ducit ad mortem