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Proverbs 11

CJB 1 False scales are an abomination to ADONAI, but accurate weights please him. NIV 1 The LORD abhors dishonest scales, but accurate weights are his delight. CJB 2 First comes pride, then disgrace; but with the humble is wisdom. NIV 2 When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with humility comes wisdom. CJB 3 The integrity of the upright guides them, but the duplicity of the treacherous destroys them. NIV 3 The integrity of the upright guides them, but the unfaithful are destroyed by their duplicity. CJB 4 On the day of wrath, wealth doesn't help; but righteousness rescues from death. NIV 4 Wealth is worthless in the day of wrath, but righteousness delivers from death. CJB 5 The righteousness of the innocent levels their way, but wickedness of the wicked makes them fall. NIV 5 The righteousness of the blameless makes a straight way for them, but the wicked are brought down by their own wickedness. CJB 6 The righteousness of the upright rescues them, but the treacherous are trapped by their own intrigues. NIV 6 The righteousness of the upright delivers them, but the unfaithful are trapped by evil desires. CJB 7 When a wicked man dies, his hope perishes; what he hopes for from evil comes to nothing. NIV 7 When a wicked man dies, his hope perishes; all he expected from his power comes to nothing. CJB 8 The righteous is delivered from trouble, and the wicked comes to take his place. NIV 8 The righteous man is rescued from trouble, and it comes on the wicked instead. CJB 9 With his mouth the hypocrite can ruin his neighbor, but by knowledge the righteous are delivered. NIV 9 With his mouth the godless destroys his neighbor, but through knowledge the righteous escape. CJB 10 When the righteous prosper, the city rejoices; and when the wicked perish, there is joy. NIV 10 When the righteous prosper, the city rejoices; when the wicked perish, there are shouts of joy. CJB 11 By the blessing of the upright, a city is raised up; but the words of the wicked tear it down. NIV 11 Through the blessing of the upright a city is exalted, but by the mouth of the wicked it is destroyed. CJB 12 He who belittles another lacks good sense, whereas a person of discernment stays silent. NIV 12 A man who lacks judgment derides his neighbor, but a man of understanding holds his tongue. CJB 13 A gossip goes around revealing secrets, but a trustworthy person keeps a confidence. NIV 13 A gossip betrays a confidence, but a trustworthy man keeps a secret. CJB 14 Without clever tactics an army is defeated, and victory comes from much planning. NIV 14 For lack of guidance a nation falls, but many advisers make victory sure. CJB 15 He who guarantees a loan for a stranger will suffer, but refusing to underwrite is safe. NIV 15 He who puts up security for another will surely suffer, but whoever refuses to strike hands in pledge is safe. CJB 16 A gracious woman obtains honor; aggressive men obtain wealth. NIV 16 A kindhearted woman gains respect, but ruthless men gain only wealth. CJB 17 A man who is kind does himself good, but the cruel does harm to himself. NIV 17 A kind man benefits himself, but a cruel man brings trouble on himself. CJB 18 The profits of the wicked are illusory; but those who sow righteousness gain a true reward. NIV 18 The wicked man earns deceptive wages, but he who sows righteousness reaps a sure reward. CJB 19 Genuine righteousness leads to life, but the pursuer of evil goes to his own death. NIV 19 The truly righteous man attains life, but he who pursues evil goes to his death. CJB 20 The crooked-hearted are an abomination to ADONAI, but those sincere in their ways are his delight. NIV 20 The LORD detests men of perverse heart but he delights in those whose ways are blameless. CJB 21 Depend on it: the evil will not go unpunished; but the offspring 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. CJB 22 Like a gold ring in the snout of a pig is a beautiful woman who lacks good sense. NIV 22 Like a gold ring in a pig's snout is a beautiful woman who shows no discretion. CJB 23 The righteous desire only good, but what the wicked hope for brings wrath. NIV 23 The desire of the righteous ends only in good, but the hope of the wicked only in wrath. CJB 24 Some give freely and still get richer, while others are stingy but grow still poorer. NIV 24 One man gives freely, yet gains even more; another withholds unduly, but comes to poverty. CJB 25 The person who blesses others will prosper; he who satisfies others will be satisfied himself. NIV 25 A generous man will prosper; he who refreshes others will himself be refreshed. CJB 26 The people will curse him who withholds grain; but if he sells it, blessings will be on his head. NIV 26 People curse the man who hoards grain, but blessing crowns him who is willing to sell. CJB 27 He who strives for good obtains favor, but he who searches for evil - it comes to him! NIV 27 He who seeks good finds goodwill, but evil comes to him who searches for it. CJB 28 He who trusts in his riches will fall, but the righteous will flourish like sprouting leaves. NIV 28 Whoever trusts in his riches will fall, but the righteous will thrive like a green leaf. CJB 29 Those who trouble their families inherit the wind, and the fool becomes slave 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. CJB 30 The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, and he who is wise wins souls. NIV 30 The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, and he who wins souls is wise. CJB 31 If the righteous are paid what they deserve here on earth, how much more the wicked and the sinner! NIV 31 If the righteous receive their due on earth, how much more the ungodly and the sinner!