Proverbs 11:6 {7}
Good News Translation
Righteousness rescues those who are honest, but those who can't be trusted are trapped by their own greed.

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

Douay-Rheims Bible
When the wicked man is dead, there shall be no hope any more: and the expectation of the solicitous shall perish.

New American Bible
The justice of the upright saves them, but the faithless are caught in their own intrigue.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

When the wicked man is dead, there shall be no hope any more: and the expectation of the solicitous shall perish.

righteousness

Genesis 30:33 And my justice shall answer for me tomorrow before thee, when the time of the bargain shall come; and all that is not of divers colours, and spotted, and brown, as well among the sheep as among the goats, shall accuse me of theft.

Genesis 31:37 And searched all my household stuff? What hast thou found of all the substance of thy house? lay it here before my brethren, and thy brethren, and let them judge between me and thee.

1 Samuel 12:3,4 Speak of me before the Lord, and before his anointed, whether I have taken any man's ox, or ass: if I have wronged any man, if I have oppressed any man, if I have taken a bribe at any man's hand: and I will despise it this day, and will restore it to you. . . .

but

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

1 Kings 2:32,33,44 And the Lord shall return his blood upon his own head; because he murdered two men, just and better than himself: and slew them with the sword, my father, David, not knowing it; Abner, the son of Ner, general of the army of Israel, and Amasa, the son of Jether general of the army of Juda; . . .

Psalm 7:16 His sorrow shall be turned on his own head: and his iniquity shall come down upon his crown.

Ecclesiastes 10:8 He that diggeth a pit, shall fall into it: and he that breaketh a hedge, a serpent shall bite him.

Context
Dishonest Scales
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.7The just is delivered out of distress: and the wicked shall be given up for him.…
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,

Psalm 7:15
He hath opened a pit and dug it: and he is fallen into the hole he made.

Psalm 7:16
His sorrow shall be turned on his own head: and his iniquity shall come down upon his crown.

Psalm 9:15
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.

Proverbs 11:9
When it goeth well with the just, the city shall rejoice: and when the wicked perish, there shall be praise.

Ecclesiastes 10:8
He that diggeth a pit, shall fall into it: and he that breaketh a hedge, a serpent shall bite him.

Additional Translations
The righteousness of the upright delivers them, but the faithless are trapped by their own desires.The righteousness of the upright shall deliver them: but transgressors shall be taken in their own naughtiness.

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

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

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

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

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

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

The righteousness of the upright delivereth them, And in mischief the treacherous are captured.
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