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Proverbs 11

RSV 1 A false balance is an abomination to the LORD, but a just weight is his delight. NIV 1 The LORD abhors dishonest scales, but accurate weights are his delight. RSV 2 When pride comes, then comes disgrace; but with the humble is wisdom. NIV 2 When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with humility comes wisdom. RSV 3 The integrity of the upright guides them, but the crookedness of the treacherous destroys them. NIV 3 The integrity of the upright guides them, but the unfaithful are destroyed by their duplicity. RSV 4 Riches do not profit in the day of wrath, but righteousness delivers from death. NIV 4 Wealth is worthless in the day of wrath, but righteousness delivers from death. RSV 5 The righteousness of the blameless keeps his way straight, but the wicked falls by his own wickedness. NIV 5 The righteousness of the blameless makes a straight way for them, but the wicked are brought down by their own wickedness. RSV 6 The righteousness of the upright delivers them, but the treacherous are taken captive by their lust. NIV 6 The righteousness of the upright delivers them, but the unfaithful are trapped by evil desires. RSV 7 When the wicked dies, his hope perishes, and the expectation of the godless comes to nought. NIV 7 When a wicked man dies, his hope perishes; all he expected from his power comes to nothing. RSV 8 The righteous is delivered from trouble, and the wicked gets into it instead. NIV 8 The righteous man is rescued from trouble, and it comes on the wicked instead. RSV 9 With his mouth the godless man would destroy 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. RSV 10 When it goes well with the righteous, the city rejoices; and when the wicked perish there are shouts of gladness. NIV 10 When the righteous prosper, the city rejoices; when the wicked perish, there are shouts of joy. RSV 11 By the blessing of the upright a city is exalted, but it is overthrown by the mouth 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. RSV 12 He who belittles his neighbor lacks sense, but a man of understanding remains silent. NIV 12 A man who lacks judgment derides his neighbor, but a man of understanding holds his tongue. RSV 13 He who goes about as a talebearer reveals secrets, but he who is trustworthy in spirit keeps a thing hidden. NIV 13 A gossip betrays a confidence, but a trustworthy man keeps a secret. RSV 14 Where there is no guidance, a people falls; but in an abundance of counselors there is safety. NIV 14 For lack of guidance a nation falls, but many advisers make victory sure. RSV 15 He who gives surety for a stranger will smart for it, but he who hates suretyship is secure. NIV 15 He who puts up security for another will surely suffer, but whoever refuses to strike hands in pledge is safe. RSV 16 A gracious woman gets honor, and violent men get riches. NIV 16 A kindhearted woman gains respect, but ruthless men gain only wealth. RSV 17 A man who is kind benefits himself, but a cruel man hurts himself. NIV 17 A kind man benefits himself, but a cruel man brings trouble on himself. RSV 18 A wicked man earns deceptive wages, but one who sows righteousness gets a sure reward. NIV 18 The wicked man earns deceptive wages, but he who sows righteousness reaps a sure reward. RSV 19 He who is steadfast in righteousness will live, but he who pursues evil will die. NIV 19 The truly righteous man attains life, but he who pursues evil goes to his death. RSV 20 Men of perverse mind are an abomination to the LORD, but those of blameless ways are his delight. NIV 20 The LORD detests men of perverse heart but he delights in those whose ways are blameless. RSV 21 Be assured, an evil man will not go unpunished, but those who are righteous will be delivered. NIV 21 Be sure of this: The wicked will not go unpunished, but those who are righteous will go free. RSV 22 Like a gold ring in a swine's snout is a beautiful woman without discretion. NIV 22 Like a gold ring in a pig's snout is a beautiful woman who shows no discretion. RSV 23 The desire of the righteous ends only in good; the expectation of the wicked in wrath. NIV 23 The desire of the righteous ends only in good, but the hope of the wicked only in wrath. RSV 24 One man gives freely, yet grows all the richer; another withholds what he should give, and only suffers want. NIV 24 One man gives freely, yet gains even more; another withholds unduly, but comes to poverty. RSV 25 A liberal man will be enriched, and one who waters will himself be watered. NIV 25 A generous man will prosper; he who refreshes others will himself be refreshed. RSV 26 The people curse him who holds back grain, but a blessing is on the head of him who sells it. NIV 26 People curse the man who hoards grain, but blessing crowns him who is willing to sell. RSV 27 He who diligently seeks good seeks favor, but evil comes to him who searches for it. NIV 27 He who seeks good finds goodwill, but evil comes to him who searches for it. RSV 28 He who trusts in his riches will wither, but the righteous will flourish like a green leaf. NIV 28 Whoever trusts in his riches will fall, but the righteous will thrive like a green leaf. RSV 29 He who troubles his household will inherit wind, and 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. RSV 30 The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, but lawlessness takes away lives. NIV 30 The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, and he who wins souls is wise. RSV 31 If the righteous is requited 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!