Proverbs 11:7-17 NIV

7 When a wicked man dies, his hope perishes;1 all he expected from his power comes to nothing.2

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8 The righteous man is rescued from trouble, and it comes on the wicked instead.3

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9 With his mouth the godless destroys his neighbor, but through knowledge the righteous escape.4

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10 When the righteous prosper, the city rejoices;5 when the wicked perish, there are shouts of joy.6

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11 Through the blessing of the upright a city is exalted,7 but by the mouth of the wicked it is destroyed.8

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12 A man who lacks judgment derides his neighbor,9 but a man of understanding holds his tongue.10

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13 A gossip betrays a confidence,11 but a trustworthy man keeps a secret.12

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14 For lack of guidance a nation falls,13 but many advisers make victory sure.14

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15 He who puts up security15 for another will surely suffer, but whoever refuses to strike hands in pledge is safe.16

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16 A kindhearted woman gains respect,17 but ruthless men gain only wealth.

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17 A kind man benefits himself, but a cruel man brings trouble on himself.