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Proverbs 11 :: New International Version (NIV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:1 - The LORD detests dishonest scales, but accurate weights find favor with him.

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 unfaithful are destroyed by their duplicity.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:4 - Wealth is worthless in the day of wrath, but righteousness delivers from death.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:5 - The righteousness of the blameless makes their paths straight, but the wicked are brought down by their own wickedness.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:6 - The righteousness of the upright delivers them, but the unfaithful are trapped by evil desires.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:7 - Hopes placed in mortals die with them; all the promise of[fn] their power comes to nothing.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:8 - The righteous person is rescued from trouble, and it falls on the wicked instead.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:9 - With their mouths the godless destroy their neighbors, but through knowledge the righteous escape.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:10 - When the righteous prosper, the city rejoices; when the wicked perish, there are shouts of joy.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:11 - Through the blessing of the upright a city is exalted, but by the mouth of the wicked it is destroyed.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:12 - Whoever derides their neighbor has no sense, but the one who has understanding holds their tongue.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:13 - A gossip betrays a confidence, but a trustworthy person keeps a secret.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:14 - For lack of guidance a nation falls, but victory is won through many advisers.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:15 - Whoever puts up security for a stranger will surely suffer, but whoever refuses to shake hands in pledge is safe.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:16 - A kindhearted woman gains honor, but ruthless men gain only wealth.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:17 - Those who are kind benefit themselves, but the cruel bring ruin on themselves.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:18 - A wicked person earns deceptive wages, but the one who sows righteousness reaps a sure reward.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:19 - Truly the righteous attain life, but whoever pursues evil finds death.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:20 - The LORD detests those whose hearts are perverse, but he delights in those whose ways are blameless.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:21 - Be sure of this: The wicked will not go unpunished, but those who are righteous will go free.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:22 - Like a gold ring in a pig’s snout is a beautiful woman who shows no discretion.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:23 - The desire of the righteous ends only in good, but the hope of the wicked only in wrath.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:24 - One person gives freely, yet gains even more; another withholds unduly, but comes to poverty.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:25 - A generous person will prosper; whoever refreshes others will be refreshed.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:26 - People curse the one who hoards grain, but they pray God’s blessing on the one who is willing to sell.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:27 - Whoever seeks good finds favor, but evil comes to one who searches for it.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:28 - Those who trust in their riches will fall, but the righteous will thrive like a green leaf.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:29 - Whoever brings ruin on their family will inherit only wind, and the fool will be servant to the wise.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:30 - The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, and the one who is wise saves lives.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:31 - If the righteous receive their due on earth, how much more the ungodly and the sinner!
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Two Hebrew manuscripts; most Hebrew manuscripts, Vulgate, Syriac and Targum When the wicked die, their hope perishes; / all they expected from
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