Parallel Bible results for Proverbs 11:25-31

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Proverbs 11:25-31

NRS 25 A generous person will be enriched, and one who gives water will get water. NIV 25 A generous man will prosper; he who refreshes others will himself be refreshed. NRS 26 The people curse those who hold back grain, but a blessing is on the head of those who sell it. NIV 26 People curse the man who hoards grain, but blessing crowns him who is willing to sell. NRS 27 Whoever diligently seeks good seeks favor, but evil comes to the one who searches for it. NIV 27 He who seeks good finds goodwill, but evil comes to him who searches for it. NRS 28 Those who trust in their riches will wither, but the righteous will flourish like green leaves. NIV 28 Whoever trusts in his riches will fall, but the righteous will thrive like a green leaf. NRS 29 Those who trouble their households 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. NRS 30 The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, but violence takes lives away. NIV 30 The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, and he who wins souls is wise. NRS 31 If the righteous are repaid 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!