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Proverbs 12:2

    Proverbs 12:2 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    A good man obtaineth favour of the LORD: but a man of wicked devices will he condemn.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    A good man obtains favor of the LORD: but a man of wicked devices will he condemn.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    A good man shall obtain favor of Jehovah; But a man of wicked devices will he condemn.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    A good man has grace in the eyes of the Lord; but the man of evil designs gets punishment from him.

    Webster's Revision

    A good man shall obtain favor of Jehovah; But a man of wicked devices will he condemn.

    World English Bible

    A good man shall obtain favor from Yahweh, but he will condemn a man of wicked devices.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    A good man shall obtain favour of the LORD: but a man of wicked devices will he condemn.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 12:2

    A good man obtaineth favor - First, it is God who makes him good; for every child of Adam is bad till the grace of God changes his heart. Secondly, while he walks in the path of obedience he increases in goodness, and consequently in the favor of the Lord.