Proverbs 11:19 {20}
Good News Translation
Anyone who is determined to do right will live, but anyone who insists on doing wrong will die.

Contemporary English Version
Always do the right thing, and you will live; keep on doing wrong, and you will die.

Douay-Rheims Bible
A perverse heart is abominable to the Lord: and his will is in them that walk sincerely.

New American Bible
Justice leads toward life, but pursuit of evil, toward death.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

A perverse heart is abominable to the Lord: and his will is in them that walk sincerely.

righteousness

Proverbs 10:16 The way of life, to him that observeth correction: but he that forsaketh reproofs, goeth astray.

Proverbs 12:28 In the path of justice is life: but the bye-way leadeth to death.

Proverbs 19:23 The fear of the Lord is unto life: and he shall abide in the fulness without being visited with evil.

Acts 10:35 But in every nation, he that feareth him and worketh justice is acceptable to him.

1 John 3:7,10 Little children, let no man deceive you. He that doth justice is just, even as he is just. . . .

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Proverbs 1:16-19 But a net is spread in vain before the eyes of them that have wings. . . .

Proverbs 7:22,23 Till the arrow pierce his liver: as if a bird should make haste to the snare, and knoweth not that his life is in danger. . . .

Proverbs 8:36 Wisdom hath built herself a house, she hath hewn her out seven pillars.

Romans 2:8,9 But to them that are contentious and who obey not the truth but give credit to iniquity, wrath and indignation. . . .

Context
Dishonest Scales
18Clemency prepareth life: and the pursuing of evil things, death. 19A perverse heart is abominable to the Lord: and his will is in them that walk sincerely.20Hand in hand the evil man shall not be innocent: but the seed of the just shall be saved.…
Cross References
Romans 6:23
For the wages of sin is death. But the grace of God, life everlasting in Christ Jesus our Lord.

James 1:15
Then, when concupiscence hath conceived, it bringeth forth sin. But sin, when it is completed, begetteth death.

Proverbs 1:18
So the ways of every covetous man destroy the souls of the possessors.

Proverbs 10:16
The way of life, to him that observeth correction: but he that forsaketh reproofs, goeth astray.

Proverbs 12:28
In the path of justice is life: but the bye-way leadeth to death.

Proverbs 19:23
The fear of the Lord is unto life: and he shall abide in the fulness without being visited with evil.

Proverbs 21:16
A man that shall wander out of the way of doctrine, shall abide in the company of the giants.

Additional Translations
Genuine righteousness leads to life, but the pursuit of evil brings death.As righteousness tends to life: so he that pursues evil pursues it to his own death.

He that is stedfast in righteousness'shall attain unto life; And he that pursueth evil doeth it to his own death.

A righteous son is born for life: but the persecution of the ungodly ends in death.

As righteousness [tendeth] to life, so he that pursueth evil [doeth it] to his own death.

He that is stedfast in righteousness shall attain unto life: and he that pursueth evil doeth it to his own death.

As righteousness tendeth to life: so he that pursueth evil pursueth it to his own death.

He who is truly righteous gets life. He who pursues evil gets death.

Rightly is righteousness for life, And whoso is pursuing evil -- for his own death.
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