Proverbs 11:5 {6}
Good News Translation
Honesty makes a good person's life easier, but the wicked will cause their own downfall.

Contemporary English Version
If you are truly good, you will do right; if you are wicked, you will be destroyed by your own sin.

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

New American Bible
The justice of the honest makes their way straight, but by their wickedness the wicked fall.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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

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Proverbs 11:3 Riches shall not profit in the day of revenge: but justice shall deliver from death.

Proverbs 1:31,32 The turning away of little ones shall kill them, and the prosperity of fools shall destroy them. . . .

Proverbs 5:22 He shall die, because he hath not received instruction, and in the multitude of his folly he shall be deceived.

2 Samuel 17:23 But Achitophel seeing that his counsel was not followed, saddled his ass, and arose and went home to his house and to his city, and putting his house in order, hanged himself, and was buried in the sepulchre of his father.

Esther 7:3-10 Then she answered: If I have found favour in thy sight, O king, and if it please thee, give me my life for which I ask, and my people for which I request. . . .

Psalm 9:15,16 I will rejoice in thy salvation: the Gentiles have stuck fast in the destruction which they prepared. Their foot hath been taken in the very snare which they hid. . . .

Matthew 27:4,5 Saying: I have sinned in betraying innocent blood. But they said: What is that to us? Look thou to it. . . .

Context
Dishonest Scales
4The justice of the upright shall make his way prosperous: and the wicked man shall fall by his own wickedness. 5The justice of the righteous shall deliver them: and the unjust shall be caught in their own snares.6When the wicked man is dead, there shall be no hope any more: and the expectation of the solicitous shall perish.…
Cross References
Judges 20:41
They that before had made as if they fled, turning their faces, stood bravely against them. Which the children of Benjamin seeing, turned their backs,

Proverbs 3:6
Be not wise in thy own conceit: fear God, and depart from evil:

Proverbs 5:22
He shall die, because he hath not received instruction, and in the multitude of his folly he shall be deceived.

Proverbs 12:3
A diligent woman is a crown to her husband: and she that doth things worthy of confusion, is as rottenness in his bones.

Proverbs 21:29
The wicked man impudently hardeneth his face: but he that is righteous, correcteth his way.

Additional Translations
The righteousness of the blameless directs their path, but the wicked fall by their own wickedness.The righteousness of the perfect shall direct his way: but the wicked shall fall by his own wickedness.

The righteousness of the perfect shall direct his way; But the wicked shall fall by his own wickedness.

Righteousness traces out blameless paths: but ungodliness encounters unjust dealing.

The righteousness of the perfect maketh plain his way; but the wicked falleth by his own wickedness.

The righteousness of the perfect shall direct his way: but the wicked shall fall by his own wickedness.

The righteousness of the perfect shall direct his way: but the wicked shall fall by his own wickedness.

The righteousness of the blameless will direct his way, but the wicked shall fall by his own wickedness.

The righteousness of the perfect maketh right his way, And by his wickedness doth the wicked fall.
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