1902 Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR)
1 From this chapter to the five and twentieth are sundry observations of moral virtues, and their contrary vices.
11:2 ¶ When pride cometh, then cometh contempt, but, with the modest, is wisdom.
11:3 ¶ The integrity of the upright, shall guide them, but, the crookedness of the treacherous, shall be their ruin.
11:4 ¶ Wealth, shall not profit, in the day of wrath, but, righteousness, shall deliver from death.
11:5 ¶ The righteousness of the blameless, shall smooth his way, but, by his own lawlessness, shall the lawless one, fall.
11:6 The righteousness of the upright, shall deliver them, but, by their own craving, shall the treacherous be captured.
11:7 ¶ When the lawless man dieth, his expectation, perisheth, and, the hope of strong men, hath vanished.
11:8 ¶ The righteous man, out of distress, is delivered, then cometh a lawless man into his place.
11:9 ¶ With the mouth, a profane man destroyeth his neighbour, but, through knowledge, shall righteous men be delivered.
11:10 ¶ When it is, well with the righteous, the city, exulteth, When the lawless perish, there is a shout of triumph.
11:11 When the upright are blessed, exalted is the city, but, by the mouth of the lawless, it is overthrown.
11:12 ¶ He that sheweth contempt for his neighbour, lacketh sense, but, a man of understanding, observeth silence.
11:13 He that goeth about talebearing, revealeth a secret, but, he that is faithful in spirit, concealeth a matter.
11:14 ¶ With no guidance, a people will fall, but, safety, lieth in the greatness of the counselor.
11:15 ¶ He that becometh surety for a stranger, goeth to utter ruin, but, he that hateth striking hands, is secure.
11:16 ¶ A gracious wife, obtaineth honour, but, the diligent, shall obtain wealth.
11:17 ¶ The man of lovingkindness, dealeth well with his own soul, but the cruel man, troubleth his own flesh.
11:18 ¶ The lawless man, earneth the wages of falsehood, but, he that soweth righteousness, hath the reward of fidelity.
11:19 ¶ A righteous son, [turneth] to life, but, he that pursueth wickedness, to his own death.
11:21 ¶ Hand to hand, the wicked man shall not be held innocent, but, the seed of the righteous, hath been delivered.
11:22 ¶ As a ring of gold in the snout of a swine, is a woman of beauty who hath abandoned discretion.
11:23 ¶ The desire of the righteous, is only good, the expectation of the lawless, is wrath.
11:24 ¶ There is who scattereth, and increaseth yet more, and who withholdeth of what is due, only to come to want.
11:25 ¶ The liberal soul, shall be enriched, and, he that refresheth, shall himself also be refreshed.
11:26 ¶ He that keepeth back corn, the populace will curse him, but there is, a blessing, for the head of him that selleth.
11:27 ¶ He that diligently seeketh good, aimeth at favour, but, he that studieth mischief, it shall come on himself.
11:28 ¶ He that trusteth in his riches, the same, shall fall, but, like the leaf, shall the righteous break forth.
11:29 ¶ He that troubleth his own house, shall inherit the wind, but, a servant, shall the foolish be, to the wise in heart.
11:30 ¶ The fruit of the righteous, is a tree of life, and, he that rescueth souls, is wise.
11:31 ¶ Lo! the righteous, in the earth shall be recompensed, how much more the lawless and the sinner.
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