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Proverbs 11

NLT 1 The LORD hates cheating, but he delights in honesty. 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 Good people are guided by their honesty; treacherous people are destroyed by their dishonesty. 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 is a safeguard against death. NIV 4 Wealth is worthless in the day of wrath, but righteousness delivers from death. NLT 5 The godly are directed by their 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 all perish, 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 God rescues the godly from danger, but he lets the wicked fall into trouble. NIV 8 The righteous man is rescued from trouble, and it comes on the wicked instead. NLT 9 Evil words destroy one's friends; wise discernment rescues the godly. 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 godless die. NIV 10 When the righteous prosper, the city rejoices; when the wicked perish, there are shouts of joy. NLT 11 Upright citizens bless 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 a neighbor; a person with good sense remains silent. NIV 12 A man who lacks judgment derides his neighbor, but a man of understanding holds his tongue. NLT 13 A gossip goes around revealing 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; with many counselors, there is safety. NIV 14 For lack of guidance a nation falls, but many advisers make victory sure. NLT 15 Guaranteeing a loan for a stranger is dangerous; it is better to refuse than to suffer later. NIV 15 He who puts up security for another will surely suffer, but whoever refuses to strike hands in pledge is safe. NLT 16 Beautiful women obtain wealth, and violent men get rich. NIV 16 A kindhearted woman gains respect, but ruthless men gain only wealth. NLT 17 Your own soul is nourished when you are kind, but you destroy yourself when you are cruel. 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 hates people with twisted hearts, but he delights in those who have integrity. NIV 20 The LORD detests men of perverse heart but he delights in those whose ways are blameless. NLT 21 You can be sure that evil people will 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 woman who is beautiful but 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 happiness, while the wicked can expect only wrath. NIV 23 The desire of the righteous ends only in good, but the hope of the wicked only in wrath. NLT 24 It is possible to give freely and become more wealthy, but those who are stingy will lose everything. NIV 24 One man gives freely, yet gains even more; another withholds unduly, but comes to poverty. NLT 25 The generous prosper and are satisfied; 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 hold their grain for higher prices, but they bless the one who sells to them in their 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 only 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 godly are like trees that bear life-giving fruit, and those who save lives are wise. 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, how much more true that the wicked and the sinner will get what they deserve! NIV 31 If the righteous receive their due on earth, how much more the ungodly and the sinner!