Proverbs 11:9-19 NIV

9 With his mouth the godless destroys his neighbor, but through knowledge the righteous escape.1

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10 When the righteous prosper, the city rejoices;2 when the wicked perish, there are shouts of joy.3

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11 Through the blessing of the upright a city is exalted,4 but by the mouth of the wicked it is destroyed.5

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12 A man who lacks judgment derides his neighbor,6 but a man of understanding holds his tongue.7

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13 A gossip betrays a confidence,8 but a trustworthy man keeps a secret.9

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14 For lack of guidance a nation falls,10 but many advisers make victory sure.11

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15 He who puts up security12 for another will surely suffer, but whoever refuses to strike hands in pledge is safe.13

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16 A kindhearted woman gains respect,14 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.15

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19 The truly righteous man attains life,16 but he who pursues evil goes to his death.17

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