Proverbs, Chapter 11 - Importance of Integrity, Wisdom & Righteousness

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Proverbs 11:1
A false balance is an abomination to Yahweh, but accurate weights are his delight.
Proverbs 11:2
When pride comes, then comes shame, but with humility comes wisdom.
Proverbs 11:3
The integrity of the upright shall guide them, but the perverseness of the treacherous shall destroy them.
Proverbs 11:4
Riches don’t profit in the day of wrath, but righteousness delivers from death.
Proverbs 11:5
The righteousness of the blameless will direct his way, but the wicked shall fall by his own wickedness.
Proverbs 11:6
The righteousness of the upright shall deliver them, but the unfaithful will be trapped by evil desires.
Proverbs 11:7
When a wicked man dies, hope perishes, and expectation of power comes to nothing.
Proverbs 11:8
A righteous person is delivered out of trouble, and the wicked takes his place.
Proverbs 11:9
With his mouth the godless man destroys his neighbor, but the righteous will be delivered through knowledge.
Proverbs 11:10
When it goes well with the righteous, the city rejoices. 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
One who despises his neighbor is void of wisdom, but a man of understanding holds his peace.
Proverbs 11:13
One who brings gossip betrays a confidence, but one who is of a trustworthy spirit is one who keeps a secret.
Proverbs 11:14
Where there is no wise guidance, the nation falls, but in the multitude of counselors there is victory.
Proverbs 11:15
He who is collateral for a stranger will suffer for it, but he who refuses pledges of collateral is secure.
Proverbs 11:16
A gracious woman obtains honor, but violent men obtain riches.
Proverbs 11:17
The merciful man does good to his own soul, but he who is cruel troubles his own flesh.
Proverbs 11:18
Wicked people earn deceitful wages, but one who sows righteousness reaps a sure reward.
Proverbs 11:19
He who is truly righteous gets life. He who pursues evil gets death.
Proverbs 11:20
Those who are perverse in heart are an abomination to Yahweh, but those whose ways are blameless are his delight.
Proverbs 11:21
Most certainly, the evil man will not be unpunished, but the offspring of the righteous will be delivered.
Proverbs 11:22
Like a gold ring in a pig’s snout, is a beautiful woman who lacks discretion.
Proverbs 11:23
The desire of the righteous is only good. The expectation of the wicked is wrath.
Proverbs 11:24
There is one who scatters, and increases yet more. There is one who withholds more than is appropriate, but gains poverty.
Proverbs 11:25
The liberal soul shall be made fat. He who waters shall be watered also himself.
Proverbs 11:26
People curse someone who withholds grain, but blessing will be on the head of him who sells it.
Proverbs 11:27
He who diligently seeks good seeks favor, but he who searches after evil, it shall come to him.
Proverbs 11:28
He who trusts in his riches will fall, but the righteous shall flourish as the green leaf.
Proverbs 11:29
He who troubles his own house shall inherit the wind. The foolish shall be servant to the wise of heart.
Proverbs 11:30
The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life. He who is wise wins souls.
Proverbs 11:31
Behold, the righteous shall be repaid in the earth, how much more the wicked and the sinner!

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