12 If a ruler listens to lies, all his officials become wicked.
12 If a ruler hearken to lies, all his servants are wicked.
12 If a ruler listens to falsehood, all his officials will be wicked.
12 When a leader listens to malicious gossip, all the workers get infected with evil.
12 If a ruler pays attention to lies, All his servants become wicked.
12 If a ruler pays attention to liars, all his advisers will be wicked.
(Read Proverbs 29:12)
One who loves flatterers, and hearkens to slanderers, causes his servants to become liars and false accusers.