New International Version
The integrity of the upright guides them, but the unfaithful are destroyed by their duplicity.
King James Bible
The integrity of the upright shall guide them: but the perverseness of transgressors shall destroy them.
Darby Bible Translation
The integrity of the upright guideth them; but the crookedness of the unfaithful destroyeth them.
World English Bible
The integrity of the upright shall guide them, but the perverseness of the treacherous shall destroy them.
Young's Literal Translation
The integrity of the upright leadeth them, And the perverseness of the treacherous destroyeth them.
Proverbs 11:3 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
When pride cometh - The proud man thinks much more of himself than any other can do; and, expecting to be treated according to his own supposed worth, which treatment he seldom meets with, he is repeatedly mortified, ashamed, confounded, and rendered indignant.
With the lowly - צנועים tsenuim, ταπεινων, the humble, the modest, as opposed to the proud, referred to in the first clause. The humble man looks for nothing but justice; has the meanest opinion of himself; expects nothing in the way of commendation or praise; and can never be disappointed but in receiving praise, which he neither expects nor desires.
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Chester Cathedral, Nave Service, Evening. May 1872. Proverbs xi. 31. "Behold, the righteous shall be recompensed in the earth: much more the wicked and the sinner." This is the key-note of the Book of Proverbs--that men are punished or rewarded according to their deeds in this life; nay, it is the key-note of the whole Old Testament. "The eyes of the Lord are over the righteous, and His ears are open unto their prayers; the countenance of the Lord is against them that do evil, to root out …
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but the wicked will be cut off from the land, and the unfaithful will be torn from it.
Righteousness guards the person of integrity, but wickedness overthrows the sinner.
A person's own folly leads to their ruin, yet their heart rages against the LORD.
The eyes of the LORD keep watch over knowledge, but he frustrates the words of the unfaithful.
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