Proverbs Chapter 11 Darby English Bible

Proverbs 11:1

A false balance is an abomination to Jehovah; 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 guideth them; but the crookedness of the unfaithful destroyeth them.

Proverbs 11:4

Wealth profiteth not in the day of wrath; but righteousness delivereth from death.

Proverbs 11:5

The righteousness of the perfect maketh plain his way; but the wicked falleth by his own wickedness.

Proverbs 11:6

The righteousness of the upright delivereth them; but the treacherous are taken in their own craving.

Proverbs 11:7

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

Proverbs 11:8

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

Proverbs 11:9

With his mouth a hypocrite destroyeth his neighbour; but through knowledge are the righteous 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 despiseth his neighbour is void of heart; but a man of understanding holdeth his peace.

Proverbs 11:13

He that goeth about talebearing revealeth secrets; but he that is of a faithful spirit concealeth the matter.

Proverbs 11:14

Where no advice is, the people fall; but in the multitude of counsellors there is safety.

Proverbs 11:15

It goeth ill with him that is surety for another; but he that hateth suretyship is secure.

Proverbs 11:16

A gracious woman retaineth honour; and the violent retain riches.

Proverbs 11:17

The merciful man doeth good to his own soul; but the cruel troubleth his own flesh.

Proverbs 11:18

The wicked worketh a deceitful work; but he that soweth righteousness hath a sure reward.

Proverbs 11:19

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

Proverbs 11:20

The perverse in heart are abomination to Jehovah; but they that are perfect in [their] way are his delight.

Proverbs 11:21

Hand for hand! an evil [man] shall not be held innocent; but the seed of the righteous shall be delivered.

Proverbs 11:22

A fair woman who is without discretion, is [as] a gold ring in a swine's snout.

Proverbs 11:23

The desire of the righteous is only good; 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 right, but [it tendeth] only to want.

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 curse him; but blessing shall be upon the head of him that selleth it.

Proverbs 11:27

He that is earnest after good seeketh favour; but he that searcheth for mischief, it shall come upon him.

Proverbs 11:28

He that trusteth in his riches shall fall; but the righteous shall flourish as a leaf.

Proverbs 11:29

He that troubleth his own house shall inherit 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 the wise winneth souls.

Proverbs 11:31

Behold, the righteous shall be requited on the earth: how much more the wicked and the sinner.