24 He who hates, disguises it with his lips,And lays up deceit within himself;25 (NY)When [ds]he speaks kindly, do not believe him,For there are seven abominations in his heart;26 Though his hatred is covered by deceit,His wickedness will be revealed before the assembly. Change Language {{#items}} {{local_title}} The integrity of the upright shall guide them: but the perverseness of transgressors shall destroy them. And this St, Peter quotes literatim , I Peter 4:18 (note), where see the note.. Other Adam Clarke entries containing Proverbs 11:31: Proverbs 11:31 New International Version (NIV) 31 If the righteous receive their due on earth, how much more the ungodly and the sinner! 33 The lot is cast into the lap,But its every decision is from the Lord. 13 My son, (MD)eat honey because it is good,And the honeycomb which is sweet to your taste;14 (ME)So shall the knowledge of wisdom be to your soul;If you have found it, there is a [dc]prospect,And your hope will not be cut off. 9 (CK)Fools mock at [x]sin,But among the upright there is favor. 11 Dishonest[a]scales arean abomination to the Lord, But a [b]just weight isHis delight. 36:16; [1 Cor. 20:1; 23:29, 30; Is. 5:21; Jer. 2:6, 1 Kin. This daily newsletter provides a starting point for personal study, and gives valuable insight into the verses that make up the Word of God. 7 When a man’s ways please the Lord,He makes even his enemies to be at peace with him. Used by permission. 13 (PB)He who covers his sins will not prosper,But whoever confesses and forsakes them will have mercy. All rights reserved. 2 The [bu]wrath of a king is like the roaring of a lion;Whoever provokes him to anger sins against his own life. 23 Fervent lips with a wicked heartAre like earthenware covered with silver dross. Proverbs 11:31 • 0 Votes Q What does this verse mean: "There is one who scatters, yet increases more; and there is one who withholds more than is right, but it leads to poverty"? His mouth must not transgress in judgment. Read verse in King James Version 3 Whoever loves wisdom makes his father rejoice,But a companion of harlots wastes his wealth. 119:100; Prov. When he sits among the elders of the land. 27 It is not good to eat much honey;So (NM)to seek one’s own glory is not glory. 17 (LF)Do not let your heart envy sinners,But (LG)be zealous for the fear of the Lord all the day;18 (LH)For surely there is a [cy]hereafter,And your hope will not be cut off. (QQ)Who has gathered the wind in His fists?Who has bound the waters in a garment?Who has established all the ends of the earth?What is His name, and what is His Son’s name,If you know? Share. 26 A righteous man who falters before the wickedIs like a murky spring and a [dk]polluted well. Proverbs 11:30-31 The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life; and he that winneth souls is wise. 13:6, Ps. If the righteous will be recompensed on the earth, How much more the ungodly and the sinner. 24 (CC)He who spares his rod hates his son,But he who loves him disciplines him [v]promptly. Pro 11:3 The integrity of the upright will guide them, But the perversity of the unfaithful will destroy them. Proverbs 11:31 - KJV - Behold, the righteous shall be recompensed in... Study verse in the King James Version 23 Be diligent to know the state of your (OP)flocks,And attend to your herds;24 For riches are not forever,Nor does a crown endure to all generations.25 (OQ)When the hay is removed, and the tender grass shows itself,And the herbs of the mountains are gathered in,26 The lambs will provide your clothing,And the goats the price of a field;27 You shall have enough goats’ milk for your food,For the food of your household,And the nourishment of your maidservants. 16 (IS)Take the garment of one who is surety for a stranger,And hold it as a pledge when it is for a seductress. 3 Through wisdom a house is built,And by understanding it is established;4 By knowledge the rooms are filledWith all precious and pleasant riches. 19:15; Deut. 9 The light of the righteous rejoices,(BO)But the lamp of the wicked will be put out. 37:16; Prov. 11 (MA)Deliver those who are drawn toward death,And hold back those stumbling to the slaughter.12 If you say, “Surely we did not know this,”Does not (MB)He who weighs the hearts consider it?He who keeps your soul, does He not know it?And will He not render to each man (MC)according to his deeds? 3 In the mouth of a fool is a rod of pride,(CF)But the lips of the wise will preserve them. Proverbs 11:31 New King James Version << Proverbs 10 | Proverbs 11 | Proverbs 12 >> 31 If the righteous will be recompensed on the earth, How much more the ungodly and the sinner. 3 As the heavens for height and the earth for depth,So the heart of kings is unsearchable. 17:15, 2 Sam. Proverbs 11:31 Context. He who guards his soul will be far from them. 5:44; Rom. 15 A (OJ)continual dripping on a very rainy dayAnd a contentious woman are alike;16 Whoever [dv]restrains her restrains the wind,And grasps oil with his right hand. 8 A present is a precious stone in the eyes of its possessor;Wherever he turns, he prospers. If the righteous will be recompensed on the earth, How much more the ungodly and the sinner. 5 (DL)A fool despises his father’s instruction,(DM)But he who [af]receives correction is prudent. 1:17; 16:19; [John 7:24], [Prov. 13:5], Prov. And to get understanding is to be chosen rather than silver. 16:11; 73:24]; 2 Cor. 13 (DU)A merry heart makes a cheerful [aj]countenance,But (DV)by sorrow of the heart the spirit is broken. 4 (MV)Take away the dross from silver,And it will go to the silversmith for jewelry.5 Take away the wicked from before the king,And his throne will be established in (MW)righteousness. 8 (DN)The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the Lord,But the prayer of the upright is His delight.9 The way of the wicked is an abomination to the Lord,But He loves him who (DO)follows righteousness. 2 . 5 (LV)A wise man is strong,Yes, a man of knowledge increases strength;6 (LW)For by wise counsel you will wage your own war,And in a multitude of counselors there is safety. But to the righteous, good shall be repaid. 8 Like a bird that wanders from its nestIs a man who wanders from his place. 16 (GW)A man’s gift makes room for him,And brings him before great men. 51:5; Eccl. 9 Ointment and perfume delight the heart,And the sweetness of a man’s friend gives delight by [du]hearty counsel. 23 (BE)A prudent man conceals knowledge,But the heart of fools proclaims foolishness. Proverbs 12:1 Whoever loves instruction loves knowledge, But he who hates correction is stupid. But a companion of gluttons shames his father. 8 One who increases his possessions by usury and extortionGathers it for him who will pity the poor. 22 As a ring of gold in a swine’s snout,So is a lovely woman who lacks [h]discretion. 10 Luxury is not fitting for a fool,Much less (HJ)for a servant to rule over princes. 7 The (KH)rich rules over the poor,And the borrower is servant to the lender. Yes, she reaches out her hands to the needy. 31 The ear that hears the rebukes of lifeWill abide among the wise.32 He who disdains instruction despises his own soul,But he who heeds rebuke gets understanding.33 (EQ)The fear of the Lord is the instruction of wisdom,And (ER)before honor is humility. 7:15; Prov. 28 The (OR)wicked flee when no one pursues,But the righteous are bold as a lion. 8 The ransom of a man’s life is his riches,But the poor does not hear rebuke. And His children will have a place of refuge. The Proverbs of Solomon 1 a Dishonest 1 scales are an abomination to the LORD, But a 2 just weight is His delight. KJV: King James Version . And brings the threshing wheel over them. 5:18], Deut. 18 Casting (GX)lots causes contentions to cease,And keeps the mighty apart. 17 The highway of the upright is to depart from evil;He who keeps his way preserves his soul. 6 By transgression an evil man is snared,But the righteous sings and rejoices. 6 Do not eat the bread of (LA)a[cu] miser,Nor desire his delicacies;7 For as he thinks in his heart, so is he.“Eat and drink!” (LB)he says to you,But his heart is not with you.8 The morsel you have eaten, you will vomit up,And waste your pleasant words. 3 The integrity of the upright shall guide them: but the perverseness of transgressors shall destroy them. How then can a man understand his own way? 2 When pride cometh, then cometh shame: but with the lowly is wisdom. Proverbs 11:31 (King James Version) ... Proverbs 12:1 >> The Berean: Daily Verse and Comment Sign up for the Berean: Daily Verse and Comment, and have Biblical truth delivered to your inbox. Lev. Cancel. 15:9; Matt. 12:20, Esth. It wearies him to bring it back to his mouth. 4 (QP)Who has ascended into heaven, or descended? 18 Poverty and shame will come to him who [s]disdains correction,But (BY)he who regards a rebuke will be honored. Proverbs 11:31 American Standard Ver Bible in Basic English Darby’s Translation English Standard Version King James Version New American Standard New International Ver New King James Ver New Living Translation New Revised Standard Ver Revised Standard Ver The Message Bible World English Bible Young’s Literal 25 (QL)The fear of man brings a snare,But whoever trusts in the Lord shall be [ei]safe. 25:13–16; Prov. 22:2, 3, 33; Ps. NKJV: New King James Version . 26 (QM)Many seek the ruler’s [ej]favor,But justice for man comes from the Lord. 22 Do not rob the (KT)poor because he is poor,Nor oppress the afflicted at the gate;23 (KU)For the Lord will plead their cause,And plunder the soul of those who plunder them. 17 (PF)A man burdened with bloodshed will flee into a pit;Let no one help him. 23:29–35; Is. 1:11; Jer. 32 (FQ)He who is slow to anger is better than the mighty,And he who rules his spirit than he who takes a city. 24 (EG)The way of life winds upward for the wise,That he may (EH)turn away from [an]hell below. 20 He who heeds the word wisely will find good,And whoever (FK)trusts in the Lord, happy is he. Lest He rebuke you, and you be found a liar. 14 The spirit of a man will sustain him in sickness,But who can bear a broken spirit? King James Version Behold, the righteous shall be recompensed in the earth: much more the wicked and the sinner. 2:7]; 1 Cor. But he who fears the commandment will be rewarded. 9 One who turns away his ear from hearing the law,(OX)Even his prayer is an abomination. 23 Diverse weights are an abomination to the Lord,And dishonest scales are not good. 10 (DP)Harsh discipline is for him who forsakes the way,And (DQ)he who hates correction will die. 27 (JZ)The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination;How much more when he brings it with wicked intent! 11 Even a child is (IO)known by his deeds,Whether what he does is pure and right. 4:11, Deut. 4 The (EW)Lord has made all for Himself,(EX)Yes, even the wicked for the day of [ar]doom. Or like one who lies at the top of the mast. 9 The hypocrite with his mouth destroys his neighbor, But through knowledge the righteous will be delivered. 8 The righteous is delivered from trouble, And it comes to the wicked instead. But a man of wicked intentions He will condemn. 28 The heart of the righteous (EN)studies how to answer,But the mouth of the wicked pours forth evil. 5 A man who (PV)flatters his neighborSpreads a net for his feet. 6 A fool’s lips enter into contention,And his mouth calls for blows.7 (GR)A fool’s mouth is his destruction,And his lips are the snare of his (GS)soul.8 (GT)The words of a [bh]talebearer are like [bi]tasty trifles,And they go down into the [bj]inmost body. 13 (HO)A foolish son is the ruin of his father,(HP)And the contentions of a wife are a continual [bo]dripping. 18 The wicked shall be a ransom for the righteous,And the unfaithful for the upright. 15 (AX)The way of a fool is right in his own eyes,But he who heeds counsel is wise.16 (AY)A fool’s wrath is known at once,But a prudent man covers shame. 30 The light of the eyes rejoices the heart,And a good report makes the bones [ao]healthy. 27 The lazy man does not roast what he took in hunting,But diligence is man’s precious possession. Version. 6:9, 10; Heb. for her price is far above rubies. But he who heeds rebuke gets understanding. 4 (II)The lazy man will not plow because of winter;(IJ)He will beg during harvest and have nothing. 9:23, 24]; Acts 5:39; 1 Cor. There are three things that are never satisfied,Four never say, “Enough!”:16 (RB)The[em] grave,The barren womb,The earth that is not satisfied with water—And the fire never says, “Enough!”. 6 (FW)Children’s children are the crown of old men,And the glory of children is their father. 17 Seldom set foot in your neighbor’s house,Lest he become weary of you and hate you. 33 Wisdom rests in the heart of him who has understanding,But (DE)what is in the heart of fools is made known. 3 (OS)A poor man who oppresses the poorIs like a driving rain [dz]which leaves no food. 15:22; Prov. 28:20; Matt. For you do not know what a day may bring forth. 28 (JG)Mercy and truth preserve the king,And by [bz]lovingkindness he upholds his throne. 4:32; Col. 3:13, Gen. 27:28; Deut. 9:6–8]; Heb. 28:10; Eccl. Read verse in King James Version 15 It is a joy for the just to do justice,But destruction will come to the workers of iniquity. Why should he take away your bed from under you? New King James Version (NKJV). 15 All the days of the afflicted are evil,(DW)But he who is of a merry heart has a continual feast. 7 (LX)Wisdom is too lofty for a fool;He does not open his mouth in the gate. 13 Even in laughter the heart may sorrow,And (CP)the end of mirth may be grief. 8:9, 10; [Jer. Not only will the righteous reap what they sow in this present world, but so will the wicked and even more so. 24 A man who has friends [bl]must himself be friendly,(HC)But there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother. Nothing we do is in a vacuum. Proverbs 10:1–11:31 Wise Sayings of Solomon. 26 My son, give me your heart,And let your eyes observe my ways.27 (LM)For a harlot is a deep pit,And a seductress is a narrow well.28 (LN)She also lies in wait as for a victim,And increases the unfaithful among men. 133:3; Hos. 3:9], Lev. 19 A man of great wrath will suffer punishment;For if you rescue him, you will have to do it again. 6:17, Gen. 9:21; Prov. 16 A gracious woman retains honor,But ruthless men retain riches.17 (O)The merciful man does good for his own soul,But he who is cruel troubles his own flesh.18 The wicked man does deceptive work,But (P)he who sows righteousness will have a sure reward.19 As righteousness leads to (Q)life,So he who pursues evil pursues it to his own (R)death.20 Those who are of a perverse heart are an abomination to the Lord,But the blameless in their ways are His delight.21 (S)Though they join [g]forces, the wicked will not go unpunished;But (T)the posterity of the righteous will be delivered. 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