Pattern Analysis for Proverbs 12:3

Pattern Analysis Handbook

Example of Alternation (Couplet)

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Like most aphorisms in the book of Proverbs, this one is terse and offers good but limited wisdom. While this was parsed as an A-A′ structure, it would have made little difference if you decided it is an A-B structure.

1) The CONTRAST is between wickedness and righteousness.

2) By performing an analysis on wickedness in the book of Proverbs, a more complete understanding may be derived. Likewise with the words righteous and righteousness.