Proverbs 11:8-18 NIV

8 The righteous man is rescued from trouble, and it comes on the wicked instead.1

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9 With his mouth the godless destroys his neighbor, but through knowledge the righteous escape.2

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10 When the righteous prosper, the city rejoices;3 when the wicked perish, there are shouts of joy.4

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11 Through the blessing of the upright a city is exalted,5 but by the mouth of the wicked it is destroyed.6

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12 A man who lacks judgment derides his neighbor,7 but a man of understanding holds his tongue.8

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13 A gossip betrays a confidence,9 but a trustworthy man keeps a secret.10

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14 For lack of guidance a nation falls,11 but many advisers make victory sure.12

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15 He who puts up security13 for another will surely suffer, but whoever refuses to strike hands in pledge is safe.14

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16 A kindhearted woman gains respect,15 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.16

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