Proverbs 11:5
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New American Standard Bible
The righteousness of the blameless will smooth his way, But the wicked will fall by his own wickedness.

King James Bible
The righteousness of the perfect shall direct his way: but the wicked shall fall by his own wickedness.

Darby Bible Translation
The righteousness of the perfect maketh plain his way; but the wicked falleth by his own wickedness.

World English Bible
The righteousness of the blameless will direct his way, but the wicked shall fall by his own wickedness.

Young's Literal Translation
The righteousness of the perfect maketh right his way, And by his wickedness doth the wicked fall.

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Withholding Corn
A sermon (No. 642) delivered on Sunday morning, July 30, 1865, at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington, by C. H. Spurgeon. "He that withholdeth corn, the people shall curse him: but blessing shall be upon the head of him that selleth it."--Proverbs 11:26. If I dared, I should always preach upon the comfortable promises and gracious doctrines of God's Word. I find it most delightful and easy work to expatiate upon those themes of revelation which abound in sweetness, and are full of savor and preciousness
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs

To Win Souls Requires Wisdom.
Text.--He that winneth souls is wise.--Proverbs xi. 30. THE most common definition of wisdom is, that it is the choice of the best end and the selection of the most appropriate means for the accomplishment of that end--the best adaptation of means to secure a desired end. "He that winneth souls," God says, "is wise." The object of this evening's lecture is to direct Christians in the use of means for accomplishing their infinitely desirable end, the salvation of souls. To-night I shall confine my
Charles Grandison Finney—Lectures on Revivals of Religion

The Controversy Ended
At the close of the thousand years, Christ again returns to the earth. He is accompanied by the host of the redeemed and attended by a retinue of angels. As He descends in terrific majesty He bids the wicked dead arise to receive their doom. They come forth, a mighty host, numberless as the sands of the sea. What a contrast to those who were raised at the first resurrection! The righteous were clothed with immortal youth and beauty. The wicked bear the traces of disease and death. Every eye in that
Ellen Gould White—The Great Controversy

Thoughts Upon Worldly-Riches. Sect. Ii.
TIMOTHY after his Conversion to the Christian Faith, being found to be a Man of great Parts, Learning, and Piety, and so every way qualified for the work of the Ministry, St. Paul who had planted a Church at Ephesus the Metropolis or chief City of all Asia, left him to dress and propagate it, after his departure from it, giving him Power to ordain Elders or Priests, and to visit and exercise Jurisdiction over them, to see they did not teach false Doctrines, 1 Tim. i. 3. That they be unblameable in
William Beveridge—Private Thoughts Upon a Christian Life

Cross References
Judges 20:41
Then the men of Israel turned, and the men of Benjamin were terrified; for they saw that disaster was close to them.

Proverbs 3:6
In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He will make your paths straight.

Proverbs 5:22
His own iniquities will capture the wicked, And he will be held with the cords of his sin.

Proverbs 12:3
A man will not be established by wickedness, But the root of the righteous will not be moved.

Proverbs 21:29
A wicked man displays a bold face, But as for the upright, he makes his way sure.

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