Proverbs Chapter 11: Wisdom of God from the Bible! Answers to Life's Questions!

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Chapter 11

1.A false balance is abomination to the LORD: but a just weight is his delight. Proverbs 11:1
2.When pride cometh, then cometh shame: but with the lowly is wisdom. Proverbs 11:2
3.The integrity of the upright shall guide them: but the perverseness of transgressors shall destroy them. Proverbs 11:3
4.Riches profit not in the day of wrath: but righteousness delivereth from death. Proverbs 11:4
5.The righteousness of the perfect shall direct his way: but the wicked shall fall by his own wickedness. Proverbs 11:5
6.The righteousness of the upright shall deliver them: but transgressors shall be taken in their own naughtiness. Proverbs 11:6
7.When a wicked man dieth, his expectation shall perish: and the hope of unjust men perisheth. Proverbs 11:7
8.The righteous is delivered out of trouble, and the wicked cometh in his stead. Proverbs 11:8
9.An hypocrite with his mouth destroyeth his neighbour: but through knowledge shall the just be delivered. Proverbs 11:9
10.When it goeth well with the righteous, the city rejoiceth: and when the wicked perish, there is shouting. Proverbs 11:10
11.By the blessing of the upright the city is exalted: but it is overthrown by the mouth of the wicked. Proverbs 11:11
12.He that is void of wisdom despiseth his neighbour: but a man of understanding holdeth his peace. Proverbs 11:12
13.A talebearer revealeth secrets: but he that is of a faithful spirit concealeth the matter. Proverbs 11:13
14.Where no counsel is, the people fall: but in the multitude of counsellors there is safety. Proverbs 11:14
15.He that is surety for a stranger shall smart for it: and he that hateth suretiship is sure. Proverbs 11:15
16.A gracious woman retaineth honour: and strong men retain riches. Proverbs 11:16
17.The merciful man doeth good to his own soul: but he that is cruel troubleth his own flesh. Proverbs 11:17
18.The wicked worketh a deceitful work: but to him that soweth righteousness shall be a sure reward. Proverbs 11:18
19.As righteousness tendeth to life: so he that pursueth evil pursueth it to his own death. Proverbs 11:19
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 11:20
21.Though hand join in hand, the wicked shall not be unpunished: but the seed of the righteous shall be delivered. Proverbs 11:21
22.As a jewel of gold in a swine's snout, so is a fair woman which is without discretion. Proverbs 11:22
23.The desire of the righteous is only good: but the expectation of the wicked is wrath. Proverbs 11:23
24.There is that scattereth, and yet increaseth; and there is that withholdeth more than is meet, but it tendeth to poverty. Proverbs 11:24
25.The liberal soul shall be made fat: and he that watereth shall be watered also himself. Proverbs 11:25
26.He that withholdeth corn, the people shall curse him: but blessing shall be upon the head of him that selleth it. Proverbs 11:26
27.He that diligently seeketh good procureth favour: but he that seeketh mischief, it shall come unto him. Proverbs 11:27
28.He that trusteth in his riches shall fall; but the righteous shall flourish as a branch. Proverbs 11:28
29.He that troubleth his own house shall inherit the wind: and the fool shall be servant to the wise of heart. Proverbs 11:29
30.The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life; and he that winneth souls is wise. Proverbs 11:30
31.Behold, the righteous shall be recompensed in the earth: much more the wicked and the sinner. Proverbs 11:31