New American Standard Bible
Contrast of the Upright and the Wicked
12 One who loves [a]discipline loves knowledge,
But one who hates rebuke is stupid.
2 A (A)good person will obtain favor from the Lord,
But He will condemn a person [b]who devises evil.
3 A person will (B)not be established by wickedness,
But the root of the (C)righteous will not be moved.
4 An [c](D)excellent wife is the crown of her husband,
But she who shames him is like (E)rottenness in his bones.
5 The thoughts of the righteous are just,
But the counsels of the wicked are deceitful.
6 The (F)words of the wicked wait in ambush for blood,
But the (G)mouth of the upright will rescue them.
7 The (H)wicked are overthrown and are no more,
But the (I)house of the righteous will stand.
8 A person will be praised according to his insight,
But one of perverse [d]mind will be despised.