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The most popular Bible verses from Proverbs 11

Found 31 Verses

Proverbs 11:12

Bible Rank: 2,761
Those who have no sense deride their neighbors, but those who have understanding hold their tongues. NIV
He who belittles and despises his neighbor lacks sense, but a man of understanding keeps silent. AMP
He that is void of wisdom despiseth his neighbour: but a man of understanding holdeth his peace. KJV

Proverbs 11:13

Bible Rank: 4,000
Gossips betray a confidence, but the trustworthy keep a secret. NIV
He who goes about as a talebearer reveals secrets, but he who is trustworthy and faithful in spirit keeps the matter hidden. AMP
A talebearer revealeth secrets: but he that is of a faithful spirit concealeth the matter. KJV

Proverbs 11:15

Bible Rank: 4,941
Whoever puts up security for a stranger will surely suffer, but whoever refuses to shake hands in pledge is safe. NIV
He who becomes security for an outsider shall smart for it, but he who hates suretyship is secure [from its penalties]. AMP
He that is surety for a stranger shall smart for it: and he that hateth suretiship is sure. KJV

Proverbs 11:16

Bible Rank: 4,949
A kindhearted woman gains honor, but ruthless men gain only wealth. NIV
A gracious and good woman wins honor [for her husband], and violent men win riches but a woman who hates righteousness is a throne of dishonor for him. AMP
A gracious woman retaineth honour: and strong men retain riches. KJV

Proverbs 11:17

Bible Rank: 5,578
Those who are kind benefit themselves, but the cruel bring ruin on themselves. NIV
The merciful, kind, and generous man benefits himself [for his deeds return to bless him], but he who is cruel and callous [to the wants of others] brings on himself retribution. AMP
The merciful man doeth good to his own soul: but he that is cruel troubleth his own flesh. KJV

Proverbs 11:18

Bible Rank: 5,609
The wicked earn deceptive wages, but those who sow righteousness reap a sure reward. NIV
The wicked man earns deceitful wages, but he who sows righteousness (moral and spiritual rectitude in every area and relation) shall have a sure reward [permanent and satisfying]. [Hos. 10:12; Gal. 6:8, 9; James 3:18.] AMP
The wicked worketh a deceitful work: but to him that soweth righteousness shall be a sure reward. KJV

Proverbs 11:22

Bible Rank: 5,767
Like a gold ring in a pig's snout is a beautiful woman who shows no discretion. NIV
As a ring of gold in a swine's snout, so is a fair woman who is without discretion. AMP
As a jewel of gold in a swine's snout, so is a fair woman which is without discretion. KJV

Proverbs 11:19

Bible Rank: 5,838
Truly the righteous attain life, but those who pursue evil go to their death. NIV
He who is steadfast in righteousness (uprightness and right standing with God) attains to life, but he who pursues evil does it to his own death. AMP
As righteousness tendeth to life: so he that pursueth evil pursueth it to his own death. KJV

Proverbs 11:20

Bible Rank: 5,961
The LORD detests those whose hearts are perverse, but he delights in those whose ways are blameless. NIV
They who are willfully contrary in heart are extremely disgusting and shamefully vile in the eyes of the Lord, but such as are blameless and wholehearted in their ways are His delight! AMP
They that are of a froward heart are abomination to the LORD: but such as are upright in their way are his delight. KJV

Proverbs 11:21

Bible Rank: 5,997
Be sure of this: The wicked will not go unpunished, but those who are righteous will go free. NIV
Assuredly [I pledge it] the wicked shall not go unpunished, but the multitude of the [uncompromisingly] righteous shall be delivered. AMP
Though hand join in hand, the wicked shall not be unpunished: but the seed of the righteous shall be delivered. KJV

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