Proverbs 11:7-17 NIV

7 Hopes placed in mortals die with them; all the promise ofa their power comes to nothing.

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    • x 11:7 - Two Hebrew manuscripts; most Hebrew manuscripts, Vulgate, Syriac and Targum "When the wicked die, their hope perishes;" / "all they expected from"
      8 The righteous person is rescued from trouble, and it falls on the wicked instead.

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      9 With their mouths the godless destroy their neighbors, but through knowledge the righteous escape.

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      10 When the righteous prosper, the city rejoices; when the wicked perish, there are shouts of joy.

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

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      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.