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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!
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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.

 
 
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