Proverbs 11:11-21 NIV

11 Through the blessing of the upright a city is exalted,1 but by the mouth of the wicked it is destroyed.2

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12 A man who lacks judgment derides his neighbor,3 but a man of understanding holds his tongue.4

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13 A gossip betrays a confidence,5 but a trustworthy man keeps a secret.6

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14 For lack of guidance a nation falls,7 but many advisers make victory sure.8

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15 He who puts up security9 for another will surely suffer, but whoever refuses to strike hands in pledge is safe.10

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16 A kindhearted woman gains respect,11 but ruthless men gain only wealth.

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17 A kind man benefits himself, but a cruel man brings trouble on himself.
18 The wicked man earns deceptive wages, but he who sows righteousness reaps a sure reward.12

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19 The truly righteous man attains life,13 but he who pursues evil goes to his death.14

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20 The LORD detests men of perverse heart15 but he delights16 in those whose ways are blameless.17

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21 Be sure of this: The wicked will not go unpunished, but those who are righteous will go free.18

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