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Passage Lookup: Proverbs 11

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Proverbs 11:1
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The Lord detests dishonest scales,(a) but accurate weights find favor with him.(b)
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Proverbs 11:2
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When pride comes, then comes disgrace,(c) but with humility comes wisdom.(d)
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Proverbs 11:3
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The integrity of the upright guides them, but the unfaithful are destroyed by their duplicity.(e)
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Proverbs 11:4
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Wealth(f) is worthless in the day of wrath,(g) but righteousness delivers from death.(h)
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Proverbs 11:5
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The righteousness of the blameless makes their paths straight,(i) but the wicked are brought down by their own wickedness.(j)
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Proverbs 11:6
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The righteousness of the upright delivers them, but the unfaithful are trapped by evil desires.(k)
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Proverbs 11:7
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Hopes placed in mortals die with them;(l) all the promise of[a] their power comes to nothing.(m)
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Proverbs 11:8
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The righteous person is rescued from trouble, and it falls on the wicked instead.(n)
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Proverbs 11:9
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With their mouths the godless destroy their neighbors, but through knowledge the righteous escape.(o)
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Proverbs 11:10
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When the righteous prosper, the city rejoices;(p) when the wicked perish, there are shouts of joy.(q)
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Proverbs 11:11
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Through the blessing of the upright a city is exalted,(r) but by the mouth of the wicked it is destroyed.(s)
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Proverbs 11:12
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Whoever derides their neighbor has no sense,(t) but the one who has understanding holds their tongue.(u)
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Proverbs 11:13
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A gossip betrays a confidence,(v) but a trustworthy person keeps a secret.(w)
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Proverbs 11:14
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For lack of guidance a nation falls,(x) but victory is won through many advisers.(y)
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Proverbs 11:15
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Whoever puts up security(z) for a stranger will surely suffer, but whoever refuses to shake hands in pledge is safe.(aa)
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Proverbs 11:16
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A kindhearted woman gains honor,(ab) but ruthless men gain only wealth.
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Proverbs 11:17
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Those who are kind benefit themselves, but the cruel bring ruin on themselves.
Proverbs 11:18
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A wicked person earns deceptive wages, but the one who sows righteousness reaps a sure reward.(ac)
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Proverbs 11:19
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Truly the righteous attain life,(ad) but whoever pursues evil finds death.(ae)
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Proverbs 11:20
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The Lord detests those whose hearts are perverse,(af) but he delights(ag) in those whose ways are blameless.(ah)
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Proverbs 11:21
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Be sure of this: The wicked will not go unpunished, but those who are righteous will go free.(ai)
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Proverbs 11:22
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Like a gold ring in a pig's snout is a beautiful woman who shows no discretion.
Proverbs 11:23
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The desire of the righteous ends only in good, but the hope of the wicked only in wrath.
Proverbs 11:24
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One person gives freely, yet gains even more; another withholds unduly, but comes to poverty.
Proverbs 11:25
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A generous(aj) person will prosper; whoever refreshes others will be refreshed.(ak)
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Proverbs 11:26
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People curse the one who hoards grain, but they pray God's blessing on the one who is willing to sell.
Proverbs 11:27
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Whoever seeks good finds favor, but evil comes to one who searches for it.(al)
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Proverbs 11:28
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Those who trust in their riches will fall,(am) but the righteous will thrive like a green leaf.(an)
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Proverbs 11:29
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Whoever brings ruin on their family will inherit only wind, and the fool will be servant to the wise.(ao)
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Proverbs 11:30
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The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life,(ap) and the one who is wise saves lives.
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Proverbs 11:31
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If the righteous receive their due(aq) on earth, how much more the ungodly and the sinner!
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