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11 He who works his land will have plenty of food,
    but he who follows worthless things lacks sense.[a]
12 The wicked covets the proceeds of evil,
    but the root of the righteous bears fruit.[b]
13 By the transgression of lips, evil is ensnared,
    but the righteous escapes from trouble.

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Footnotes

  1. Proverbs 12:11 Literally “heart”
  2. Proverbs 12:12 Literally “gives, sets up”

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