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Proverbs 11

NLT 1 The LORD detests the use of dishonest scales, but he delights in accurate weights. NIV 1 The LORD abhors dishonest scales, but accurate weights are his delight. NLT 2 Pride leads to disgrace, but with humility comes wisdom. NIV 2 When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with humility comes wisdom. NLT 3 Honesty guides good people; dishonesty destroys treacherous people. NIV 3 The integrity of the upright guides them, but the unfaithful are destroyed by their duplicity. NLT 4 Riches won’t help on the day of judgment, but right living can save you from death. NIV 4 Wealth is worthless in the day of wrath, but righteousness delivers from death. NLT 5 The godly are directed by honesty; the wicked fall beneath their load of sin. NIV 5 The righteousness of the blameless makes a straight way for them, but the wicked are brought down by their own wickedness. NLT 6 The godliness of good people rescues them; the ambition of treacherous people traps them. NIV 6 The righteousness of the upright delivers them, but the unfaithful are trapped by evil desires. NLT 7 When the wicked die, their hopes die with them, for they rely on their own feeble strength. NIV 7 When a wicked man dies, his hope perishes; all he expected from his power comes to nothing. NLT 8 The godly are rescued from trouble, and it falls on the wicked instead. NIV 8 The righteous man is rescued from trouble, and it comes on the wicked instead. NLT 9 With their words, the godless destroy their friends, but knowledge will rescue the righteous. NIV 9 With his mouth the godless destroys his neighbor, but through knowledge the righteous escape. NLT 10 The whole city celebrates when the godly succeed; they shout for joy when the wicked die. NIV 10 When the righteous prosper, the city rejoices; when the wicked perish, there are shouts of joy. NLT 11 Upright citizens are good for a city and make it prosper, but the talk of the wicked tears it apart. NIV 11 Through the blessing of the upright a city is exalted, but by the mouth of the wicked it is destroyed. NLT 12 It is foolish to belittle one’s neighbor; a sensible person keeps quiet. NIV 12 A man who lacks judgment derides his neighbor, but a man of understanding holds his tongue. NLT 13 A gossip goes around telling secrets, but those who are trustworthy can keep a confidence. NIV 13 A gossip betrays a confidence, but a trustworthy man keeps a secret. NLT 14 Without wise leadership, a nation falls; there is safety in having many advisers. NIV 14 For lack of guidance a nation falls, but many advisers make victory sure. NLT 15 There’s danger in putting up security for a stranger’s debt; it’s safer not to guarantee another person’s debt. NIV 15 He who puts up security for another will surely suffer, but whoever refuses to strike hands in pledge is safe. NLT 16 A gracious woman gains respect, but ruthless men gain only wealth. NIV 16 A kindhearted woman gains respect, but ruthless men gain only wealth. NLT 17 Your kindness will reward you, but your cruelty will destroy you. NIV 17 A kind man benefits himself, but a cruel man brings trouble on himself. NLT 18 Evil people get rich for the moment, but the reward of the godly will last. NIV 18 The wicked man earns deceptive wages, but he who sows righteousness reaps a sure reward. NLT 19 Godly people find life; evil people find death. NIV 19 The truly righteous man attains life, but he who pursues evil goes to his death. NLT 20 The LORD detests people with crooked hearts, but he delights in those with integrity. NIV 20 The LORD detests men of perverse heart but he delights in those whose ways are blameless. NLT 21 Evil people will surely be punished, but the children of the godly will go free. NIV 21 Be sure of this: The wicked will not go unpunished, but those who are righteous will go free. NLT 22 A beautiful woman who lacks discretion is like a gold ring in a pig’s snout. NIV 22 Like a gold ring in a pig's snout is a beautiful woman who shows no discretion. NLT 23 The godly can look forward to a reward, while the wicked can expect only judgment. NIV 23 The desire of the righteous ends only in good, but the hope of the wicked only in wrath. NLT 24 Give freely and become more wealthy; be stingy and lose everything. NIV 24 One man gives freely, yet gains even more; another withholds unduly, but comes to poverty. NLT 25 The generous 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. NLT 26 People curse those who hoard their grain, but they bless the one who sells in time of need. NIV 26 People curse the man who hoards grain, but blessing crowns him who is willing to sell. NLT 27 If you search for good, you will find favor; but if you search for evil, it will find you! NIV 27 He who seeks good finds goodwill, but evil comes to him who searches for it. NLT 28 Trust in your money and down you go! But the godly flourish like leaves in spring. NIV 28 Whoever trusts in his riches will fall, but the righteous will thrive like a green leaf. NLT 29 Those who bring trouble on their families inherit the wind. The fool will be a 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. NLT 30 The seeds of good deeds become a tree of life; a wise person wins friends. NIV 30 The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, and he who wins souls is wise. NLT 31 If the righteous are rewarded here on earth, what will happen to wicked sinners? NIV 31 If the righteous receive their due on earth, how much more the ungodly and the sinner!