Sundry observations of moral virtues, and their contrary vices (10-24).
Proverbs 11:1 A deceptive balance, is an abomination to Yahweh, but, a full weight, is his delight. Proverbs 11:2 When pride cometh, then cometh contempt, but, with the modest, is wisdom. Proverbs 11:3 The integrity of the upright, shall guide them, but, the crookedness of the treacherous, shall be their ruin. Proverbs 11:4 Wealth, shall not profit, in the day of wrath, but, righteousness, shall deliver from death. Proverbs 11:5 The righteousness of the blameless, shall smooth his way, but, by his own lawlessness, shall the lawless one, fall. Proverbs 11:6 The righteousness of the upright, shall deliver them, but, by their own craving, shall the treacherous be captured. Proverbs 11:7 When the lawless man dieth, his expectation, perisheth, and, the hope of strong men, hath vanished. Proverbs 11:8 The righteous man, out of distress, is delivered, then cometh a lawless man into his place. Proverbs 11:9 With the mouth, a profane man destroyeth his neighbour, but, through knowledge, shall righteous men be delivered. Proverbs 11:10 When it is, well with the righteous, the city, exulteth, When the lawless perish, there is a shout of triumph. Proverbs 11:11 When the upright are blessed, exalted is the city, but, by the mouth of the lawless, it is overthrown. Proverbs 11:12 He that sheweth contempt for his neighbour, lacketh sense, but, a man of understanding, observeth silence. Proverbs 11:13 He that goeth about talebearing, revealeth a secret, but, he that is faithful in spirit, concealeth a matter. Proverbs 11:14 With no guidance, a people will fall, but, safety, lieth in the greatness of the counselor. Proverbs 11:15 He that becometh surety for a stranger, goeth to utter ruin, but, he that hateth striking hands, is secure. Proverbs 11:16 A gracious wife, obtaineth honour, but, the diligent, shall obtain wealth. Proverbs 11:17 The man of lovingkindness, dealeth well with his own soul, but the cruel man, troubleth his own flesh. Proverbs 11:18 The lawless man, earneth the wages of falsehood, but, he that soweth righteousness, hath the reward of fidelity. Proverbs 11:19 A righteous son, [turneth] to life, but, he that pursueth wickedness, to his own death. Proverbs 11:20 The abomination of Yahweh, are they of perverse heart, but, his delight, are the men of blameless life. Proverbs 11:21 Hand to hand, the wicked man shall not be held innocent, but, the seed of the righteous, hath been delivered. Proverbs 11:22 As a ring of gold in the snout of a swine, is a woman of beauty who hath abandoned discretion. Proverbs 11:23 The desire of the righteous, is only good, the expectation of the lawless, is wrath. Proverbs 11:24 There is who scattereth, and increaseth yet more, and who withholdeth of what is due, only to come to want. Proverbs 11:25 The liberal soul, shall be enriched, and, he that refresheth, shall himself also be refreshed. Proverbs 11:26 He that keepeth back corn, the populace will curse him, but there is, a blessing, for the head of him that selleth. Proverbs 11:27 He that diligently seeketh good, aimeth at favour, but, he that studieth mischief, it shall come on himself. Proverbs 11:28 He that trusteth in his riches, the same, shall fall, but, like the leaf, shall the righteous break forth. Proverbs 11:29 He that troubleth his own house, shall inherit the wind, but, a servant, shall the foolish be, to the wise in heart. Proverbs 11:30 The fruit of the righteous, is a tree of life, and, he that rescueth souls, is wise. Proverbs 11:31 Lo! the righteous, in the earth shall be recompensed, how much more the lawless and the sinner.