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Proverbs 11 :: Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:1 - Balances of deceit are an abomination to Jehovah, And a perfect weight is His delight.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:2 - Pride hath come, and shame cometh, And with the lowly is wisdom.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:3 - The integrity of the upright leadeth them, And the perverseness of the treacherous destroyeth them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:4 - Wealth profiteth not in a day of wrath, And righteousness delivereth from death.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:5 - The righteousness of the perfect maketh right his way, And by his wickedness doth the wicked fall.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:6 - The righteousness of the upright delivereth them, And in mischief the treacherous are captured.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:7 - In the death of a wicked man, hope perisheth, And the expectation of the iniquitous hath been lost.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:8 - The righteous from distress is drawn out, And the wicked goeth in instead of him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:9 - With the mouth a hypocrite corrupteth his friend, And by knowledge the righteous are drawn out.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:10 - In the good of the righteous a city exulteth, And in the destruction of the wicked is singing.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:11 - By the blessing of the upright is a city exalted, And by the mouth of the wicked thrown down.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:12 - Whoso is despising his neighbour lacketh heart, And a man of understanding keepeth silence.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:13 - A busybody is revealing secret counsel, And the faithful of spirit is covering the matter.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:14 - Without counsels do a people fall, And deliverance is in a multitude of counsellors.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:15 - Evil one suffereth when he hath been surety for a stranger, And whoso is hating suretyship is confident.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:16 - A gracious woman retaineth honour, And terrible men retain riches.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:17 - A kind man is rewarding his own soul, And the fierce is troubling his own flesh.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:18 - The wicked is getting a lying wage, And whoso is sowing righteousness -- a true reward.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:19 - Rightly is righteousness for life, And whoso is pursuing evil -- for his own death.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:20 - An abomination to Jehovah are the perverse of heart, And the perfect of the way are His delight.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:21 - Hand to hand, the wicked is not acquitted, And the seed of the righteous hath escaped.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:22 - A ring of gold in the nose of a sow -- A fair woman and stubborn of behaviour.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:23 - The desire of the righteous is only good, The hope of the wicked is transgression.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:24 - There is who is scattering, and yet is increased, And who is keeping back from uprightness, only to want.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:25 - A liberal soul is made fat, And whoso is watering, he also is watered.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:26 - Whoso is withholding corn, the people execrate him, And a blessing is for the head of him who is selling.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:27 - Whoso is earnestly seeking good Seeketh a pleasing thing, And whoso is seeking evil -- it meeteth him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:28 - Whoso is confident in his wealth he falleth, And as a leaf, the righteous flourish.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:29 - Whoso is troubling his own house inheriteth wind, And a servant is the fool to the wise of heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:30 - The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, And whoso is taking souls is wise.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:31 - Lo, the righteous in the earth is recompensed, Surely also the wicked and the sinner!

The Young's Literal Translation was translated by Robert Young, who believed in a strictly literal translation of God's word. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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