Proverbs Chapter 11 Young's Literal Translation

Proverbs 11:1

Balances of deceit `are' an abomination to Jehovah, And a perfect weight `is' His delight.

Proverbs 11:2

Pride hath come, and shame cometh, And with the lowly `is' wisdom.

Proverbs 11:3

The integrity of the upright leadeth them, And the perverseness of the treacherous destroyeth them.

Proverbs 11:4

Wealth profiteth not in a day of wrath, And righteousness delivereth from death.

Proverbs 11:5

The righteousness of the perfect maketh right his way, And by his wickedness doth the wicked fall.

Proverbs 11:6

The righteousness of the upright delivereth them, And in mischief the treacherous are captured.

Proverbs 11:7

In the death of a wicked man, hope perisheth, And the expectation of the iniquitous hath been lost.

Proverbs 11:8

The righteous from distress is drawn out, And the wicked goeth in instead of him.

Proverbs 11:9

With the mouth a hypocrite corrupteth his friend, And by knowledge the righteous are drawn out.

Proverbs 11:10

In the good of the righteous a city exulteth, And in the destruction of the wicked `is' singing.

Proverbs 11:11

By the blessing of the upright is a city exalted, And by the mouth of the wicked thrown down.

Proverbs 11:12

Whoso is despising his neighbour lacketh heart, And a man of understanding keepeth silence.

Proverbs 11:13

A busybody is revealing secret counsel, And the faithful of spirit is covering the matter.

Proverbs 11:14

Without counsels do a people fall, And deliverance `is' in a multitude of counsellors.

Proverbs 11:15

Evil `one' suffereth when he hath been surety `for' a stranger, And whoso is hating suretyship is confident.

Proverbs 11:16

A gracious woman retaineth honour, And terrible `men' retain riches.

Proverbs 11:17

A kind man is rewarding his own soul, And the fierce is troubling his own flesh.

Proverbs 11:18

The wicked is getting a lying wage, And whoso is sowing righteousness -- a true reward.

Proverbs 11:19

Rightly `is' righteousness for life, And whoso is pursuing evil -- for his own death.

Proverbs 11:20

An abomination to Jehovah `are' the perverse of heart, And the perfect of the way `are' His delight.

Proverbs 11:21

Hand to hand, the wicked is not acquitted, And the seed of the righteous hath escaped.

Proverbs 11:22

A ring of gold in the nose of a sow -- A fair woman and stubborn of behaviour.

Proverbs 11:23

The desire of the righteous `is' only good, The hope of the wicked `is' transgression.

Proverbs 11:24

There is who is scattering, and yet is increased, And who is keeping back from uprightness, only to want.

Proverbs 11:25

A liberal soul is made fat, And whoso is watering, he also is watered.

Proverbs 11:26

Whoso is withholding corn, the people execrate him, And a blessing `is' for the head of him who is selling.

Proverbs 11:27

Whoso is earnestly seeking good Seeketh a pleasing thing, And whoso is seeking evil -- it meeteth him.

Proverbs 11:28

Whoso is confident in his wealth he falleth, And as a leaf, the righteous flourish.

Proverbs 11:29

Whoso is troubling his own house inheriteth wind, And a servant `is' the fool to the wise of heart.

Proverbs 11:30

The fruit of the righteous `is' a tree of life, And whoso is taking souls `is' wise.

Proverbs 11:31

Lo, the righteous in the earth is recompensed, Surely also the wicked and the sinner!