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11 Dishonest scales are detestable to the Lord, u
but an accurate weight is His delight. v
but with humility comes wisdom. w
3 The integrity of the upright guides them, x
but the perversity of the treacherous destroys them. y
but righteousness rescues from death. z
but the wicked person will fall because of his wickedness.
but the treacherous are trapped by their own desires. a
his expectation comes to nothing,
in his place, the wicked one goes in. e
but through knowledge the righteous are rescued.
10 When the righteous thrive, a city rejoices, f
and when the wicked die, there is joyful shouting.
11 A city is built up by the blessing of the upright, g
but it is torn down by the mouth of the wicked. h
but a man with understanding keeps silent. i
but a trustworthy person keeps a confidence. j
but with many counselors there is deliverance. k
he will suffer for it, l
but the one who hates such agreements is protected.
but violent m men gain only riches.
17 A kind man benefits himself, n
but a cruel man brings disaster on himself. o
but the one who sows righteousness, a true reward. p
19 Genuine righteousness leads to life, q
but pursuing evil leads to death. r
but those with blameless conduct are His delight. s
21 Be assured t that the wicked
will not go unpunished, u
but the offspring of the righteous will escape.
is like a gold ring in a pig’s snout. v
23 The desire of the righteous turns out well, w
but the hope of the wicked leads to wrath. x
yet gains more; y
another withholds what is right,
only to become poor. z
25 A generous person will be enriched, a
and the one who gives a drink of water
will receive water. b
26 People will curse c anyone who hoards grain,
but a blessing will come to the one who sells it. d
27 The one who searches for what is good e finds favor,
but if someone looks for trouble, it will come to him. f
28 Anyone trusting in his riches will fall, g
but the righteous will flourish like foliage. h
29 The one who brings ruin on his household i
will inherit the wind, j
and a fool will be a slave
to someone whose heart is wise.
30 The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, k
but violence l takes lives.
how much more the wicked and sinful. m
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