Proverbs 11:12-22 NIV

12 Whoever derides their neighbor has no sense, but the one who has understanding holds their tongue.

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13 A gossip betrays a confidence, but a trustworthy person keeps a secret.

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14 For lack of guidance a nation falls, but victory is won through many advisers.

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15 Whoever puts up security for a stranger will surely suffer, but whoever refuses to shake hands in pledge is safe.

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

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17 Those who are kind benefit themselves, but the cruel bring ruin on themselves.
18 A wicked person earns deceptive wages, but the one who sows righteousness reaps a sure reward.

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19 Truly the righteous attain life, but whoever pursues evil finds death.

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20 The LORD detests those whose hearts are perverse, but he delights in those whose ways are blameless.

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

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22 Like a gold ring in a pig’s snout is a beautiful woman who shows no discretion.