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Proverbs 11

BBE 1 Scales of deceit are hated by the Lord, but a true weight is his delight. NIV 1 The LORD detests dishonest scales, but accurate weights find favor with him. BBE 2 When pride comes, there comes shame, but wisdom is with the quiet in spirit. NIV 2 When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with humility comes wisdom. BBE 3 The righteousness of the upright will be their guide, but the twisted ways of the false will be their destruction. NIV 3 The integrity of the upright guides them, but the unfaithful are destroyed by their duplicity. BBE 4 Wealth is of no profit in the day of wrath, but righteousness keeps a man safe from death. NIV 4 Wealth is worthless in the day of wrath, but righteousness delivers from death. BBE 5 The righteousness of the good man will make his way straight, but the sin of the evil-doer will be the cause of his fall. NIV 5 The righteousness of the blameless makes their paths straight, but the wicked are brought down by their own wickedness. BBE 6 The righteousness of the upright will be their salvation, but the false will themselves be taken in their evil designs. NIV 6 The righteousness of the upright delivers them, but the unfaithful are trapped by evil desires. BBE 7 At the death of an upright man his hope does not come to an end, but the hope of the evil-doer comes to destruction. NIV 7 Hopes placed in mortals die with them; all the promise of their power comes to nothing. BBE 8 The upright man is taken out of trouble, and in his place comes the sinner. NIV 8 The righteous person is rescued from trouble, and it falls on the wicked instead. BBE 9 With his mouth the evil man sends destruction on his neighbour; but through knowledge the upright are taken out of trouble. NIV 9 With their mouths the godless destroy their neighbors, but through knowledge the righteous escape. BBE 10 When things go well for the upright man, all the town is glad; at the death of sinners, there are cries of joy. NIV 10 When the righteous prosper, the city rejoices; when the wicked perish, there are shouts of joy. BBE 11 By the blessing of the upright man the town is made great, but it is overturned by the mouth of the evil-doer. NIV 11 Through the blessing of the upright a city is exalted, but by the mouth of the wicked it is destroyed. BBE 12 He who has a poor opinion of his neighbour has no sense, but a wise man keeps quiet. NIV 12 Whoever derides their neighbor has no sense, but the one who has understanding holds their tongue. BBE 13 He who goes about talking of others makes secrets public, but the true-hearted man keeps things covered. NIV 13 A gossip betrays a confidence, but a trustworthy person keeps a secret. BBE 14 When there is no helping suggestion the people will have a fall, but with a number of wise guides they will be safe. NIV 14 For lack of guidance a nation falls, but victory is won through many advisers. BBE 15 He who makes himself responsible for a strange man will undergo much loss; but the hater of such undertakings will be safe. NIV 15 Whoever puts up security for a stranger will surely suffer, but whoever refuses to shake hands in pledge is safe. BBE 16 A woman who is full of grace is honoured, but a woman hating righteousness is a seat of shame: those hating work will undergo loss, but the strong keep their wealth. NIV 16 A kindhearted woman gains honor, but ruthless men gain only wealth. BBE 17 The man who has mercy will be rewarded, but the cruel man is the cause of trouble to himself. NIV 17 Those who are kind benefit themselves, but the cruel bring ruin on themselves. BBE 18 The sinner gets the payment of deceit; but his reward is certain who puts in the seed of righteousness. NIV 18 A wicked person earns deceptive wages, but the one who sows righteousness reaps a sure reward. BBE 19 So righteousness gives life; but he who goes after evil gets death for himself. NIV 19 Truly the righteous attain life, but whoever pursues evil finds death. BBE 20 The uncontrolled are hated by the Lord, but those whose ways are without error are his delight NIV 20 The LORD detests those whose hearts are perverse, but he delights in those whose ways are blameless. BBE 21 Certainly the evil-doer will not go free from punishment, but the seed of the upright man will be safe. NIV 21 Be sure of this: The wicked will not go unpunished, but those who are righteous will go free. BBE 22 Like a ring of gold in the nose of a pig, is a beautiful woman who has no sense. NIV 22 Like a gold ring in a pig’s snout is a beautiful woman who shows no discretion. BBE 23 The desire of the upright man is only for good, but wrath is waiting for the evil-doer. NIV 23 The desire of the righteous ends only in good, but the hope of the wicked only in wrath. BBE 24 A man may give freely, and still his wealth will be increased; and another may keep back more than is right, but only comes to be in need. NIV 24 One person gives freely, yet gains even more; another withholds unduly, but comes to poverty. BBE 25 He who gives blessing will be made fat, but the curser will himself be cursed. NIV 25 A generous person will prosper; whoever refreshes others will be refreshed. BBE 26 He who keeps back grain will be cursed by the people; but a blessing will be on the head of him who lets them have it for a price. NIV 26 People curse the one who hoards grain, but they pray God’s blessing on the one who is willing to sell. BBE 27 He who, with all his heart, goes after what is good is searching for grace; but he who is looking for trouble will get it. NIV 27 Whoever seeks good finds favor, but evil comes to one who searches for it. BBE 28 He who puts his faith in wealth will come to nothing; but the upright man will be full of growth like the green leaf. NIV 28 Those who trust in their riches will fall, but the righteous will thrive like a green leaf. BBE 29 The troubler of his house will have the wind for his heritage, and the foolish will be servant to the wise-hearted. NIV 29 Whoever brings ruin on their family will inherit only wind, and the fool will be servant to the wise. BBE 30 The fruit of righteousness is a tree of life, but violent behaviour takes away souls. NIV 30 The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, and the one who is wise saves lives. BBE 31 If the upright man is rewarded on earth, how much more the evil-doer and the sinner! NIV 31 If the righteous receive their due on earth, how much more the ungodly and the sinner!

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