Proverbs 11:6
New International Version
The righteousness of the upright delivers them, but the unfaithful are trapped by evil desires.

New Living Translation
The godliness of good people rescues them; the ambition of treacherous people traps them.

English Standard Version
The righteousness of the upright delivers them, but the treacherous are taken captive by their lust.

Berean Study Bible
The righteousness of the upright delivers them, but the faithless are trapped by their own desires.

New American Standard Bible
The righteousness of the upright will deliver them, But the treacherous will be caught by their own greed.

New King James Version
The righteousness of the upright will deliver them, But the unfaithful will be caught by their lust.

King James Bible
The righteousness of the upright shall deliver them: but transgressors shall be taken in their own naughtiness.

Christian Standard Bible
The righteousness of the upright rescues them, but the treacherous are trapped by their own desires.

Contemporary English Version
Honesty can keep you safe, but if you can't be trusted, you trap yourself.

Good News Translation
Righteousness rescues those who are honest, but those who can't be trusted are trapped by their own greed.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The righteousness of the upright rescues them, but the treacherous are trapped by their own desires.

International Standard Version
The righteousness of the upright delivers them, but the treacherous are trapped by their evil desires.

NET Bible
The righteousness of the upright will deliver them, but the faithless will be captured by their own desires.

New Heart English Bible
The righteousness of the upright shall deliver them, but the unfaithful will be trapped by evil desires.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
The righteousness of the upright will save them, and the evil will be captured in their evil.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Decent people are saved by their righteousness, but treacherous people are trapped by their own greed.

JPS Tanakh 1917
The righteousness of the upright shall deliver them; But the faithless shall be trapped in their own crafty device.

New American Standard 1977
The righteousness of the upright will deliver them, But the treacherous will be caught by their own greed.

King James 2000 Bible
The righteousness of the upright shall deliver them: but transgressors shall be taken in their own lust.

American King James Version
The righteousness of the upright shall deliver them: but transgressors shall be taken in their own naughtiness.

American Standard Version
The righteousness of the upright shall deliver them; But the treacherous shall be taken in their own iniquity.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
The righteousness of upright men delivers them: but transgressors are caught in their own destruction.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The justice of the righteous shall deliver them: and the unjust shall be caught in their own snares.

Darby Bible Translation
The righteousness of the upright delivereth them; but the treacherous are taken in their own craving.

English Revised Version
The righteousness of the upright shall deliver them: but they that deal treacherously shall be taken in their own mischief.

Webster's Bible Translation
The righteousness of the upright shall deliver them: but transgressors shall be taken in their own naughtiness.

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.
Study Bible
Dishonest Scales
5The righteousness of the blameless directs their path, but the wicked fall by their own wickedness. 6The righteousness of the upright delivers them, but the faithless are trapped by their own desires. 7When the wicked man dies, his hope perishes, and the hope of his strength vanishes.…
Cross References
Judges 20:41
Then the men of Israel turned back on them, and the men of Benjamin were terrified when they realized that disaster had come upon them.

Psalm 7:15
He has dug a hole and hollowed it out; he has fallen into the pit of his making.

Psalm 7:16
His trouble recoils on himself, and his violence falls on his own head.

Psalm 9:15
The nations have fallen into a pit of their making; their feet are snared in the net they have hidden.

Proverbs 11:9
With his mouth the ungodly man destroys his neighbor, but through knowledge the righteous are rescued.

Ecclesiastes 10:8
He who digs a pit may fall into it, and he who breaches a wall may be bitten by a snake.

Treasury of Scripture

The righteousness of the upright shall deliver them: but transgressors shall be taken in their own naughtiness.

righteousness

Genesis 30:33
So shall my righteousness answer for me in time to come, when it shall come for my hire before thy face: every one that is not speckled and spotted among the goats, and brown among the sheep, that shall be counted stolen with me.

Genesis 31:37
Whereas thou hast searched all my stuff, what hast thou found of all thy household stuff? set it here before my brethren and thy brethren, that they may judge betwixt us both.

1 Samuel 12:3,4
Behold, here I am: witness against me before the LORD, and before his anointed: whose ox have I taken? or whose ass have I taken? or whom have I defrauded? whom have I oppressed? or of whose hand have I received any bribe to blind mine eyes therewith? and I will restore it you…

but

Proverbs 5:22
His own iniquities shall take the wicked himself, and he shall be holden with the cords of his sins.

1 Kings 2:32,33,44
And the LORD shall return his blood upon his own head, who fell upon two men more righteous and better than he, and slew them with the sword, my father David not knowing thereof, to wit, Abner the son of Ner, captain of the host of Israel, and Amasa the son of Jether, captain of the host of Judah…

Psalm 7:16
His mischief shall return upon his own head, and his violent dealing shall come down upon his own pate.









Lexicon
The righteousness
צִדְקַ֣ת (ṣiḏ·qaṯ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 6666: Rightness, subjectively, objectively

of the upright
יְ֭שָׁרִים (yə·šā·rîm)
Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 3477: Straight, right

delivers them,
תַּצִּילֵ֑ם (taṣ·ṣî·lêm)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect - third person feminine singular | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5337: To strip, plunder, deliver oneself, be delivered, snatch away, deliver

but the faithless
בֹּגְדִ֥ים (bō·ḡə·ḏîm)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 898: To cover, to act covertly, to pillage

are trapped
יִלָּכֵֽדוּ׃ (yil·lā·ḵê·ḏū)
Verb - Nifal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 3920: To catch, to capture, occupy, to choose, to cohere

by their own desires.
וּ֝בְהַוַּ֗ת (ū·ḇə·haw·waṯ)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 1942: Desire, chasm, destruction
(6) In their own naughtiness.--Rather, passionate desire, as at Proverbs 10:3. Their own strong passions are their ruin.

His expectation.--What he hoped for, worldly prosperity. (Comp. Wisdom Of Solomon 5:14.)

Verse 6. - An emphatic reiteration of the preceding sentences. Naughtiness; "strong desire," as Proverbs 10:3, which leads to sin (Proverbs 5:22; Micah 7:3). The indulgence of their passions destroys sinners. Septuagint," Transgressors are taken by lack of counsel."
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