KJV PRO11 with Strong's Hebrew/GreekPRO10.htm PRO12.htm
11:1 A false [H4820] balance [H3976] [is] abomination [H8441] to the LORD [H3068] : but a just [H8003] weight [H68] [is] his delight [H7522] .(A false: Heb. Balances of deceit)(just: Heb. perfect stone)
11:2 [When] pride [H2087] cometh [H935] , then cometh [H935] shame [H7036] : but with the lowly [H6800] [is] wisdom [H2451] .
11:3 The integrity [H8538] of the upright [H3477] shall guide [H5148] them: but the perverseness [H5558] of transgressors [H898] shall destroy [H7703] [H7703] them.
11:4 Riches [H1952] profit [H3276] not in the day [H3117] of wrath [H5678] : but righteousness [H6666] delivereth [H5337] from death [H4194] .
11:5 The righteousness [H6666] of the perfect [H8549] shall direct [H3474] his way [H1870] : but the wicked [H7563] shall fall [H5307] by his own wickedness [H7564] .(direct: Heb. rectify)
11:6 The righteousness [H6666] of the upright [H3477] shall deliver [H5337] them: but transgressors [H898] shall be taken [H3920] in [their own] naughtiness [H1942] .
11:7 When a wicked [H7563] man [H120] dieth [H4194] , [his] expectation [H8615] shall perish [H6] : and the hope [H8431] of unjust [H205] [men] perisheth [H6] .
11:8 The righteous [H6662] is delivered out [H2502] of trouble [H6869] , and the wicked [H7563] cometh [H935] in his stead.
11:9 An hypocrite [H2611] with [his] mouth [H6310] destroyeth [H7843] his neighbour [H7453] : but through knowledge [H1847] shall the just [H6662] be delivered [H2502] .
11:10 When it goeth well [H2898] with the righteous [H6662] , the city [H7151] rejoiceth [H5970] : and when the wicked [H7563] perish [H6] , [there is] shouting [H7440] .
11:11 By the blessing [H1293] of the upright [H3477] the city [H7176] is exalted [H7311] : but it is overthrown [H2040] by the mouth [H6310] of the wicked [H7563] .
11:12 He that is void [H2638] of wisdom [H3820] despiseth [H936] his neighbour [H7453] : but a man [H376] of understanding [H8394] holdeth his peace [H2790] .(void: Heb. destitute of heart)
11:13 A talebearer [H1980] [H7400] revealeth [H1540] secrets [H5475] : but he that is of a faithful [H539] spirit [H7307] concealeth [H3680] the matter [H1697] .(A talebearer: Heb. He that walketh, being a talebearer)
11:14 Where no counsel [H8458] [is], the people [H5971] fall [H5307] : but in the multitude [H7230] of counsellors [H3289] [there is] safety [H8668] .
11:15 He that is surety [H6148] for a stranger [H2114] shall smart [H7321] [H7451] [for it]: and he that hateth [H8130] suretiship [H8628] is sure [H982] .(smart: Heb. be sore broken)(suretiship: Heb. those that strike hands)
11:16 A gracious [H2580] woman [H802] retaineth [H8551] honour [H3519] : and strong [H6184] [men] retain [H8551] riches [H6239] .
11:17 The merciful [H2617] man [H376] doeth good [H1580] to his own soul [H5315] : but [he that is] cruel [H394] troubleth [H5916] his own flesh [H7607] .
11:18 The wicked [H7563] worketh [H6213] a deceitful [H8267] work [H6468] : but to him that soweth [H2232] righteousness [H6666] [shall be] a sure [H571] reward [H7938] .
11:19 As righteousness [H6666] [tendeth] to life [H2416] : so he that pursueth [H7291] evil [H7451] [pursueth it] to his own death [H4194] .
11:20 They that are of a froward [H6141] heart [H3820] [are] abomination [H8441] to the LORD [H3068] : but [such as are] upright [H8549] in [their] way [H1870] [are] his delight [H7522] .
11:21 [Though] hand [H3027] [join] in hand [H3027] , the wicked [H7451] shall not be unpunished [H5352] : but the seed [H2233] of the righteous [H6662] shall be delivered [H4422] .
11:22 [As] a jewel [H5141] of gold [H2091] in a swine's [H2386] snout [H639] , [so is] a fair [H3303] woman [H802] which is without [H5493] discretion [H2940] .(is without: Heb. departeth from)
11:23 The desire [H8378] of the righteous [H6662] [is] only good [H2896] : [but] the expectation [H8615] of the wicked [H7563] [is] wrath [H5678] .
11:24 There is [H3426] that scattereth [H6340] , and yet increaseth [H3254] ; and [there is] that withholdeth [H2820] more than is meet [H3476] , but [it tendeth] to poverty [H4270] .
11:25 The liberal [H1293] soul [H5315] shall be made fat [H1878] : and he that watereth [H7301] shall be watered [H3384] also himself.(liberal: Heb. soul of blessing)
11:26 He that withholdeth [H4513] corn [H1250] , the people [H3816] shall curse [H5344] him: but blessing [H1293] [shall be] upon the head [H7218] of him that selleth [H7666] [it].
11:27 He that diligently seeketh [H7836] good [H2896] procureth [H1245] favour [H7522] : but he that seeketh [H1875] mischief [H7451] , it shall come [H935] unto him.
11:28 He that trusteth [H982] in his riches [H6239] shall fall [H5307] : but the righteous [H6662] shall flourish [H6524] as a branch [H5929] .
11:29 He that troubleth [H5916] his own house [H1004] shall inherit [H5157] the wind [H7307] : and the fool [H191] [shall be] servant [H5650] to the wise [H2450] of heart [H3820] .
11:30 The fruit [H6529] of the righteous [H6662] [is] a tree [H6086] of life [H2416] ; and he that winneth [H3947] souls [H5315] [is] wise [H2450] .(winneth: Heb. taketh)
11:31 Behold, the righteous [H6662] shall be recompensed [H7999] in the earth [H776] : much more the wicked [H7563] and the sinner [H2398] .