Proverbs 11:1-10 RSV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 A false balance is an abomination to the LORD, but a just weight is his delight. 1 The LORD abhors dishonest scales, but accurate weights are his delight.
2 When pride comes, then comes disgrace; but with the humble is wisdom. 2 When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with humility comes wisdom.
3 The integrity of the upright guides them, but the crookedness of the treacherous destroys them. 3 The integrity of the upright guides them, but the unfaithful are destroyed by their duplicity.
4 Riches do not profit in the day of wrath, but righteousness delivers from death. 4 Wealth is worthless in the day of wrath, but righteousness delivers from death.
5 The righteousness of the blameless keeps his way straight, but the wicked falls by his own wickedness. 5 The righteousness of the blameless makes a straight way for them, but the wicked are brought down by their own wickedness.
6 The righteousness of the upright delivers them, but the treacherous are taken captive by their lust. 6 The righteousness of the upright delivers them, but the unfaithful are trapped by evil desires.
7 When the wicked dies, his hope perishes, and the expectation of the godless comes to nought. 7 When a wicked man dies, his hope perishes; all he expected from his power comes to nothing.
8 The righteous is delivered from trouble, and the wicked gets into it instead. 8 The righteous man is rescued from trouble, and it comes on the wicked instead.
9 With his mouth the godless man would destroy his neighbor, but by knowledge the righteous are delivered. 9 With his mouth the godless destroys his neighbor, but through knowledge the righteous escape.
10 When it goes well with the righteous, the city rejoices; and when the wicked perish there are shouts of gladness. 10 When the righteous prosper, the city rejoices; when the wicked perish, there are shouts of joy.