11 aA false balance is an abomination to the Lord,
bbut a just weight is his delight.
2 cWhen pride comes, then comes disgrace,
but with dthe humble is wisdom.
3 eThe integrity of the upright guides them,
fbut the crookedness of the treacherous destroys them.
4 gRiches do not profit in the day of wrath,
hbut righteousness delivers from death.
5 The righteousness of the blameless ikeeps his way straight,
6 hThe righteousness of the upright delivers them,
but the treacherous jare taken captive by their lust.
7 When the wicked dies, his khope will perish,
8 mThe righteous is delivered from trouble,
10 nWhen it goes well with the righteous, the city rejoices,
12 Whoever qbelittles his neighbor lacks sense,
13 Whoever rgoes about slandering reveals secrets,
14 Where there is sno guidance, a people falls,
sbut in an abundance of counselors there is safety.
15 tWhoever puts up security for a stranger will surely suffer harm,
16 uA gracious woman gets honor,
and vviolent men get riches.
17 wA man who is kind benefits himself,
but one who xsows righteousness gets a sure reward.
19 Whoever is steadfast in righteousness ywill live,
but zhe who pursues evil will die.
but gthe offspring of the righteous will be delivered.
22 Like ha gold ring in a pig's snout
ithe expectation of the wicked in wrath.
and none who waters will himself be watered.
26 oThe people curse him who holds back grain,
27 Whoever diligently seeks good seeks favor,2
but evil comes to rhim who searches for it.
28 Whoever strusts in his riches will fall,
but the righteous will tflourish like a green leaf.
30 The fruit of the righteous is wa tree of life,
and whoever xcaptures souls is wise.
31 If ythe righteous is repaid on earth,