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Proverbs 11

CEB 1 The LORD detests dishonest scales, but delights in an accurate weight. NIV 1 The LORD abhors dishonest scales, but accurate weights are his delight. CEB 2 When pride comes, so does shame, but wisdom brings humility. NIV 2 When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with humility comes wisdom. CEB 3 Integrity guides the virtuous, but dishonesty ruins the treacherous. NIV 3 The integrity of the upright guides them, but the unfaithful are destroyed by their duplicity. CEB 4 Riches don't help in the day of wrath, but righteousness rescues from death. NIV 4 Wealth is worthless in the day of wrath, but righteousness delivers from death. CEB 5 The righteousness of the innocent makes their path straight, but the wicked fall in their wickedness. NIV 5 The righteousness of the blameless makes a straight way for them, but the wicked are brought down by their own wickedness. CEB 6 Those who do right are saved by their righteousness, but the untrustworthy are caught by their own desires. NIV 6 The righteousness of the upright delivers them, but the unfaithful are trapped by evil desires. CEB 7 When the wicked die, their hope perishes. Yes, any hope based on money perishes. NIV 7 When a wicked man dies, his hope perishes; all he expected from his power comes to nothing. CEB 8 The righteous are saved from distress, and the wicked take their place. NIV 8 The righteous man is rescued from trouble, and it comes on the wicked instead. CEB 9 The godless destroy their neighbors by their words, but the righteous are saved by their knowledge. NIV 9 With his mouth the godless destroys his neighbor, but through knowledge the righteous escape. CEB 10 When the righteous succeed, a city rejoices; when the wicked perish, there are shouts of joy. NIV 10 When the righteous prosper, the city rejoices; when the wicked perish, there are shouts of joy. CEB 11 A city is honored by the blessing of the virtuous; it is destroyed by the words of the wicked. NIV 11 Through the blessing of the upright a city is exalted, but by the mouth of the wicked it is destroyed. CEB 12 Whoever despises their neighbor lacks sense; a sensible person keeps quiet. NIV 12 A man who lacks judgment derides his neighbor, but a man of understanding holds his tongue. CEB 13 A slanderer walks around revealing secrets, but a trustworthy person keeps a confidence. NIV 13 A gossip betrays a confidence, but a trustworthy man keeps a secret. CEB 14 Without guidance, a people will fall, but there is victory with many counselors. NIV 14 For lack of guidance a nation falls, but many advisers make victory sure. CEB 15 Guaranteeing the debt of a stranger brings big trouble, but the one who refuses to shake hands will be secure. NIV 15 He who puts up security for another will surely suffer, but whoever refuses to strike hands in pledge is safe. CEB 16 A gracious woman gains honor; violent men gain only wealth. NIV 16 A kindhearted woman gains respect, but ruthless men gain only wealth. CEB 17 Kind persons benefit themselves, but cruel people harm themselves. NIV 17 A kind man benefits himself, but a cruel man brings trouble on himself. CEB 18 The wicked earn false wages, but those who sow righteousness receive a true reward. NIV 18 The wicked man earns deceptive wages, but he who sows righteousness reaps a sure reward. CEB 19 The righteous are headed toward life, but those who pursue evil, toward death. NIV 19 The truly righteous man attains life, but he who pursues evil goes to his death. CEB 20 The LORD detests a crooked heart, but he favors those whose path is innocent. NIV 20 The LORD detests men of perverse heart but he delights in those whose ways are blameless. CEB 21 The evil person will surely not go unpunished, but the children of the righteous will escape. NIV 21 Be sure of this: The wicked will not go unpunished, but those who are righteous will go free. CEB 22 Like a gold ring in a pig's nose is a beautiful woman who lacks discretion. NIV 22 Like a gold ring in a pig's snout is a beautiful woman who shows no discretion. CEB 23 The desires of the righteous end up well, but the expectations of the wicked bring wrath. NIV 23 The desire of the righteous ends only in good, but the hope of the wicked only in wrath. CEB 24 Those who give generously receive more, but those who are stingy with what is appropriate will grow needy. NIV 24 One man gives freely, yet gains even more; another withholds unduly, but comes to poverty. CEB 25 Generous persons will prosper; those who refresh others will themselves be refreshed. NIV 25 A generous man will prosper; he who refreshes others will himself be refreshed. CEB 26 People curse those who hoard grain, but they bless those who sell it. NIV 26 People curse the man who hoards grain, but blessing crowns him who is willing to sell. CEB 27 Those who look for good find favor, but those who seek evil—it will come to them. NIV 27 He who seeks good finds goodwill, but evil comes to him who searches for it. CEB 28 Those who trust in their wealth will wither, but the righteous will thrive like leafy trees. NIV 28 Whoever trusts in his riches will fall, but the righteous will thrive like a green leaf. CEB 29 Those who trouble their family will inherit the wind. The fool will be servant to the wise. NIV 29 He who brings trouble on his family will inherit only wind, and the fool will be servant to the wise. CEB 30 The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, and the wise gather lives. NIV 30 The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, and he who wins souls is wise. CEB 31 If the righteous receive their due on earth, how much more the wicked and sinners? NIV 31 If the righteous receive their due on earth, how much more the ungodly and the sinner!