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Proverbs 11

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11:1 A false balance is an abomination to Jehovah; but a just weight is his delight.

11:2 [When] pride cometh, then cometh shame; but with the lowly is wisdom.

11:3 The integrity of the upright guideth them; but the crookedness of the unfaithful destroyeth them.

11:4 Wealth profiteth not in the day of wrath; but righteousness delivereth from death.

11:5 The righteousness of the perfect maketh plain his way; but the wicked falleth by his own wickedness.

11:6 The righteousness of the upright delivereth them; but the treacherous are taken in their own craving.

11:7 When a wicked man dieth, [his] expectation shall perish; and the hope of evil [men] perisheth.

11:8 The righteous is delivered out of trouble, and the wicked cometh in his stead.

11:9 With his mouth a hypocrite destroyeth his neighbour; but through knowledge are the righteous delivered.

11:10 When it goeth well with the righteous, the city rejoiceth; and when the wicked perish, there is shouting.

11:11 By the blessing of the upright the city is exalted; but it is overthrown by the mouth of the wicked.

11:12 He that despiseth his neighbour is void of heart; but a man of understanding holdeth his peace.

11:13 He that goeth about talebearing revealeth secrets; but he that is of a faithful spirit concealeth the matter.

11:14 Where no advice is, the people fall; but in the multitude of counsellors there is safety.

11:15 It goeth ill with him that is surety for another; but he that hateth suretyship is secure.

11:16 A gracious woman retaineth honour; and the violent retain riches.

11:17 The merciful man doeth good to his own soul; but the cruel troubleth his own flesh.

11:18 The wicked worketh a deceitful work; but he that soweth righteousness hath a sure reward.

11:19 As righteousness [tendeth] to life, so he that pursueth evil [doeth it] to his own death.

11:20 The perverse in heart are abomination to Jehovah; but they that are perfect in [their] way are his delight.

11:21 Hand for hand! an evil [man] shall not be held innocent; but the seed of the righteous shall be delivered.

11:22 A fair woman who is without discretion, is [as] a gold ring in a swine's snout.

11:23 The desire of the righteous is only good; the expectation of the wicked is wrath.

11:24 There is that scattereth, and yet increaseth; and there is that withholdeth more than is right, but [it tendeth] only to want.

11:25 The liberal soul shall be made fat, and he that watereth shall be watered also himself.

11:26 He that withholdeth corn, the people curse him; but blessing shall be upon the head of him that selleth it.

11:27 He that is earnest after good seeketh favour; but he that searcheth for mischief, it shall come upon him.

11:28 He that trusteth in his riches shall fall; but the righteous shall flourish as a leaf.

11:29 He that troubleth his own house shall inherit wind; and the fool shall be servant to the wise of heart.

11:30 The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life; and the wise winneth souls.

11:31 Behold, the righteous shall be requited on the earth: how much more the wicked and the sinner.

 

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