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Proverbs 11 :: New English Translation (NET)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:1 - The LORD abhors dishonest scales, but an accurate weight is his delight.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:2 - When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with humility comes wisdom.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:3 - The integrity of the upright guides them, but the crookedness of the unfaithful destroys them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:4 - Wealth does not profit in the day of wrath, but righteousness delivers from mortal danger.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:5 - The righteousness of the blameless will make straight their way, but the wicked person will fall by his own wickedness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:6 - The righteousness of the upright will deliver them, but the faithless will be captured by their own desires.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:7 - When a wicked person dies, his expectation perishes, and the hope of his strength perishes.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:8 - The righteous person is delivered out of trouble, and the wicked turns up in his stead.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:9 - With his speech the godless person destroys his neighbor, but by knowledge the righteous will be delivered.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:10 - When the righteous do well, the city rejoices; when the wicked perish, there is joy.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:11 - A city is exalted by the blessing provided from the upright, but it is destroyed by the counsel of the wicked.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:12 - The one who denounces his neighbor lacks wisdom, but the one who has discernment keeps silent.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:13 - The one who goes about slandering others reveals secrets, but the one who is trustworthy conceals a matter.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:14 - When there is no guidance a nation falls, but there is success in the abundance of counselors.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:15 - The one who puts up security for a stranger will surely have trouble, but whoever avoids shaking hands will be secure.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:16 - A generous woman gains honor, and ruthless men seize wealth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:17 - A kind person benefits himself, but a cruel person brings himself trouble.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:18 - The wicked person earns deceitful wages, but the one who sows righteousness reaps a genuine reward.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:19 - True righteousness leads to life, but the one who pursues evil pursues it to his own death.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:20 - The LORD abhors those who are perverse in heart, but those who are blameless in their ways are his delight.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:21 - Be assured that the evil person will certainly be punished, but the descendants of the righteous will not suffer unjust judgment.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:22 - Like a gold ring in a pig's snout is a beautiful woman who rejects discretion.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:23 - What the righteous desire leads only to good, but what the wicked hope for leads to wrath.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:24 - One person is generous and yet grows more wealthy, but another withholds more than he should and comes to poverty.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:25 - A generous person will be enriched, and the one who provides water for others will himself be satisfied.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:26 - People will curse the one who withholds grain, but they will praise the one who sells it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:27 - The one who diligently seeks good seeks favor, but the one who searches for evil - it will come to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:28 - The one who trusts in his riches will fall, but the righteous will flourish like a green leaf.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:29 - The one who troubles his family will inherit nothing, and the fool will be a servant to the wise person.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:30 - The fruit of the righteous is like a tree producing life, and the one who wins souls is wise.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:31 - If the righteous are recompensed on earth, how much more the wicked sinner!

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