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Proverbs 11 :: English Standard Version (ESV)

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A false balance is an abomination to the LORD,
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When pride comes, then comes disgrace,
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Riches do not profit in the day of wrath,
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When the wicked dies, his hope will perish,
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Whoever belittles his neighbor lacks sense,
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The wicked earns deceptive wages,
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Be assured, an evil person will not go unpunished,
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One gives freely, yet grows all the richer;
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The people curse him who holds back grain,
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If the righteous is repaid on earth,
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