New International Version
The righteousness of the blameless makes their paths straight, but the wicked are brought down by their 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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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Riches profit not in the day of wrath - Among men they can do all things; but they cannot purchase the remission of sins, nor turn aside the wrath of God when that is poured out upon the opulent transgressor.
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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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Then the Israelites counterattacked, and the Benjamites were terrified, because they realized that disaster had come on them.
in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.
The evil deeds of the wicked ensnare them; the cords of their sins hold them fast.
No one can be established through wickedness, but the righteous cannot be uprooted.
The wicked put up a bold front, but the upright give thought to their ways.
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