New Living Translation
The godliness of good people rescues them; the ambition of treacherous people traps them.
King James Bible
The righteousness of the upright shall deliver them: but transgressors shall be taken in their own naughtiness.
Darby Bible Translation
The righteousness of the upright delivereth them; but the treacherous are taken in their own craving.
World English Bible
The righteousness of the upright shall deliver them, but the unfaithful will be trapped by evil desires.
Young's Literal Translation
The righteousness of the upright delivereth them, And in mischief the treacherous are captured.
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LibraryA Wise Minister Will be Successful.
Text.--He that winneth souls is wise.--Proverbs xi. 30. I PREACHED last Friday evening from the same text, on the method of dealing with sinners by private Christians. My object at this time is to take up the more public means of grace, with particular reference to the DUTIES OF MINISTERS. As I observed in my last lecture, wisdom is the choice and pursuit of the best end by the most appropriate means. The great end for which the Christian Ministry was appointed, is to glorify God in the salvation …
Charles Grandison Finney—Lectures on Revivals of Religion
How to Preach the Gospel.
The Desire of the Righteous Granted;
How those are to be Admonished who Decline the Office of Preaching Out of Too Great Humility, and those who Seize on it with Precipitate Haste.
the men of Israel turned and attacked. At this point the men of Benjamin became terrified, because they realized disaster was close at hand.
They dig a deep pit to trap others, then fall into it themselves.
The trouble they make for others backfires on them. The violence they plan falls on their own heads.
The nations have fallen into the pit they dug for others. Their own feet have been caught in the trap they set.
With their words, the godless destroy their friends, but knowledge will rescue the righteous.
When you dig a well, you might fall in. When you demolish an old wall, you could be bitten by a snake.
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