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Chapter
Proverbs 11

Book of Proverbs - Chapter 11

Proverbs 11:1

A false balance [is] abomination to the LORD: but a just weight [is] his delight.

Proverbs 11:2

[When] pride cometh, then cometh shame: but with the lowly [is] wisdom.

Proverbs 11:3

The integrity of the upright shall guide them: but the perverseness of transgressors shall destroy them.

Proverbs 11:4

Riches profit not in the day of wrath: but righteousness delivereth from death.

Proverbs 11:5

The righteousness of the perfect shall direct his way: but the wicked shall fall by his own wickedness.

Proverbs 11:6

The righteousness of the upright shall deliver them: but transgressors shall be taken in [their own] naughtiness.

Proverbs 11:7

When a wicked man dieth, [his] expectation shall perish: and the hope of unjust [men] perisheth.

Proverbs 11:8

The righteous is delivered out of trouble, and the wicked cometh in his stead.

Proverbs 11:9

An hypocrite with [his] mouth destroyeth his neighbour: but through knowledge shall the just be delivered.

Proverbs 11:10

When it goeth well with the righteous, the city rejoiceth: and when the wicked perish, [there is] shouting.

Proverbs 11:11

By the blessing of the upright the city is exalted: but it is overthrown by the mouth of the wicked.

Proverbs 11:12

He that is void of wisdom despiseth his neighbour: but a man of understanding holdeth his peace.

Proverbs 11:13

A talebearer revealeth secrets: but he that is of a faithful spirit concealeth the matter.

Proverbs 11:14

Where no counsel [is], the people fall: but in the multitude of counsellors [there is] safety.

Proverbs 11:15

He that is surety for a stranger shall smart [for it]: and he that hateth suretiship is sure.

Proverbs 11:16

A gracious woman retaineth honour: and strong [men] retain riches.

Proverbs 11:17

The merciful man doeth good to his own soul: but [he that is] cruel troubleth his own flesh.

Proverbs 11:18

The wicked worketh a deceitful work: but to him that soweth righteousness [shall be] a sure reward.

Proverbs 11:19

As righteousness [tendeth] to life: so he that pursueth evil [pursueth it] to his own death.

Proverbs 11:20

They that are of a froward heart [are] abomination to the LORD: but [such as are] upright in [their] way [are] his delight.

Proverbs 11:21

[Though] hand [join] in hand, the wicked shall not be unpunished: but the seed of the righteous shall be delivered.

Proverbs 11:22

[As] a jewel of gold in a swine's snout, [so is] a fair woman which is without discretion.

Proverbs 11:23

The desire of the righteous [is] only good: [but] the expectation of the wicked [is] wrath.

Proverbs 11:24

There is that scattereth, and yet increaseth; and [there is] that withholdeth more than is meet, but [it tendeth] to poverty.

Proverbs 11:25

The liberal soul shall be made fat: and he that watereth shall be watered also himself.

Proverbs 11:26

He that withholdeth corn, the people shall curse him: but blessing [shall be] upon the head of him that selleth [it].

Proverbs 11:27

He that diligently seeketh good procureth favour: but he that seeketh mischief, it shall come unto him.

Proverbs 11:28

He that trusteth in his riches shall fall: but the righteous shall flourish as a branch.

Proverbs 11:29

He that troubleth his own house shall inherit the wind: and the fool [shall be] servant to the wise of heart.

Proverbs 11:30

The fruit of the righteous [is] a tree of life; and he that winneth souls [is] wise.

Proverbs 11:31

Behold, the righteous shall be recompensed in the earth: much more the wicked and the sinner.