Proverbs 11:1-4 (ESV)
A false balance is an abomination to the Lord,
but a just weight is his delight.
2 When pride comes, then comes disgrace,
but with the humble is wisdom.
3 The integrity of the upright guides them,
but the crookedness of the treacherous destroys them.
4 Riches do not profit in the day of wrath,
but righteousness delivers from death.
Proverbs 11:9 (ESV)
9 With his mouth the godless man would destroy his neighbor,
but by knowledge the righteous are delivered.
Proverbs 11:12–13 (ESV)
12 Whoever belittles his neighbor lacks sense,
but a man of understanding remains silent.
13 Whoever goes about slandering reveals secrets,
but he who is trustworthy in spirit keeps a thing covered.
Proverbs 11:17 (ESV)
17 A man who is kind benefits himself,
but a cruel man hurts himself.
Proverbs 11:19 (ESV)
19 Whoever is steadfast in righteousness will live,
but he who pursues evil will die.
Proverbs 11:22 (ESV)
22 Like a gold ring in a pig’s snout
is a beautiful woman without discretion.
Proverbs 11:24-25 (ESV)
24 One gives freely, yet grows all the richer;
another withholds what he should give, and only suffers want.
25 Whoever brings blessing will be enriched,
and one who waters will himself be watered.
Proverbs 11:29 (ESV)
29 Whoever troubles his own household will inherit the wind,
and the fool will be servant to the wise of heart.
Proverbs 11:31 (ESV)
31 If the righteous is repaid on earth,
how much more the wicked and the sinner!