Proverbs 11:26-31 NLT/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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26 People curse those who hold their grain for higher prices, but they bless the one who sells to them in their time of need. 26 People curse the man who hoards grain, but blessing crowns him who is willing to sell.
27 If you search for good, you will find favor; but if you search for evil, it will find you! 27 He who seeks good finds goodwill, but evil comes to him who searches for it.
28 Trust in your money and down you go! But the godly flourish like leaves in spring. 28 Whoever trusts in his riches will fall, but the righteous will thrive like a green leaf.
29 Those who bring trouble on their families inherit only the wind. The fool will be a servant to the wise. 29 He who brings trouble on his family will inherit only wind, and the fool will be servant to the wise.
30 The godly are like trees that bear life-giving fruit, and those who save lives are wise. 30 The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, and he who wins souls is wise.
31 If the righteous are rewarded here on earth, how much more true that the wicked and the sinner will get what they deserve! 31 If the righteous receive their due on earth, how much more the ungodly and the sinner!