Parallel Bible results for Proverbs 11:8-18

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Proverbs 11:8-18

KJV 8 The righteous is delivered out of trouble, and the wicked cometh in his stead. NIV 8 The righteous man is rescued from trouble, and it comes on the wicked instead. KJV 9 An hypocrite with his mouth destroyeth his neighbour: but through knowledge shall the just be delivered . NIV 9 With his mouth the godless destroys his neighbor, but through knowledge the righteous escape. KJV 10 When it goeth well with the righteous, the city rejoiceth : and when the wicked perish , there is shouting. NIV 10 When the righteous prosper, the city rejoices; when the wicked perish, there are shouts of joy. KJV 11 By the blessing of the upright the 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. KJV 12 He that is void of wisdom despiseth his neighbour: but a man of understanding holdeth his peace . NIV 12 A man who lacks judgment derides his neighbor, but a man of understanding holds his tongue. KJV 13 A talebearer revealeth secrets: but he that is of a faithful spirit concealeth the matter. NIV 13 A gossip betrays a confidence, but a trustworthy man keeps a secret. KJV 14 Where no counsel is, the people fall : but in the multitude of counsellors there is safety. NIV 14 For lack of guidance a nation falls, but many advisers make victory sure. KJV 15 He that is surety for a stranger shall smart for it: and he that hateth suretiship is sure . NIV 15 He who puts up security for another will surely suffer, but whoever refuses to strike hands in pledge is safe. KJV 16 A gracious woman retaineth honour: and strong men retain riches. NIV 16 A kindhearted woman gains respect, but ruthless men gain only wealth. KJV 17 The merciful man doeth good to his own soul: but he that is cruel troubleth his own flesh. NIV 17 A kind man benefits himself, but a cruel man brings trouble on himself. KJV 18 The wicked worketh a deceitful work: but to him that soweth righteousness shall be a sure reward. NIV 18 The wicked man earns deceptive wages, but he who sows righteousness reaps a sure reward.