Proverbs 11:9 {10}
Good News Translation
You can be ruined by the talk of godless people, but the wisdom of the righteous can save you.

Contemporary English Version
Dishonest people use gossip to destroy their neighbors; good people are protected by their own good sense.

Douay-Rheims Bible
When it goeth well with the just, the city shall rejoice: and when the wicked perish, there shall be praise.

New American Bible
By a word the impious ruin their neighbors, but through their knowledge the just are rescued.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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

1 Kings 13:18-22 He said to him: I also am a prophet like unto thee: and an angel spoke to me, in the word of the Lord, saying: Bring him back with thee into thy house, that he may eat bread, and drink water. He deceived him, . . .

1 Kings 22:6,22-23 Then the king of Israel assembled the prophets, about four hundred men, and he said to them: Shall I go to Ramoth Galaad to fight, or shall I forbear? They answered: Go up, and the Lord will deliver it into the hand of the king. . . .

Job 8:13 Even so are the ways of all that forget God, and the hope of the hypocrite shall perish:

Job 34:30 Who maketh a man that is a hypocrite to reign for the sins of the people.

Psalm 55:12,20,21 For if my enemy had reviled me, I would verily have borne with it. And if he that hated me had spoken great things against me, I would perhaps have hidden my self from him. . . .

Matthew 7:15 Beware of false prophets, who come to you in the clothing of sheep, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.

Matthew 15:5-14 But you say: Whosoever shall say to father or mother, The gift whatsoever proceedeth from me, shall profit thee. . . .

Acts 20:30 And of your own selves shall arise men speaking perverse things, to draw away disciples after them.

2 Corinthians 11:13-15 For such false apostles are deceitful workmen, transforming themselves into the apostles of Christ. . . .

2 Thessalonians 2:8-10 And then that wicked one shall be revealed: whom the Lord Jesus shall kill with the spirit of his mouth and shall destroy with the brightness of his coming: him . . .

1 Timothy 4:1-3 Now the Spirit manifestly saith that in the last times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to spirits of error and doctrines of devils, . . .

2 Peter 2:1-3 But there were also false prophets among the people, even as there shall be among you lying teachers who shall bring in sects of perdition and deny the Lord who bought them: bringing upon themselves swift destruction. . . .

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Proverbs 2:10-16 Counsel shall keep thee, and prudence shall preserve thee, . . .

Proverbs 4:5,6 Forsake her not, and she shall keep thee: love her, and she shall preserve thee. . . .

Proverbs 6:23,24 That they may keep thee from the evil woman, and from the flattering tongue of the stranger. . . .

Matthew 13:14,22,23 And the prophecy of Isaias is fulfilled in them, who saith: By hearing you shall hear, and shall not understand: and seeing you shall see, and shall not perceive. . . .

Ephesians 4:13,14 Until we all meet into the unity of faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the age of the fulness of Christ: . . .

2 Peter 3:16-18 As also in all his epistles, speaking in them of these things; in which are certain things hard to be understood, which the unlearned and unstable wrest, as they do also the other scriptures, to their own destruction. . . .

1 John 2:21,27 I have not written to you as to them that know not the truth, but as to them that know it: and that no lie is of the truth. . . .

Context
Dishonest Scales
8The dissembler with his mouth deceiveth his friend: but the just shall be delivered by knowledge. 9When it goeth well with the just, the city shall rejoice: and when the wicked perish, there shall be praise.10By the blessing of the just the city shall be exalted: and by the mouth of the wicked it shall be overthrown.…
Cross References
Proverbs 11:6
When the wicked man is dead, there shall be no hope any more: and the expectation of the solicitous shall perish.

Proverbs 11:8
The dissembler with his mouth deceiveth his friend: but the just shall be delivered by knowledge.

Proverbs 16:29
An unjust man allureth his friend: and leadeth him into a way that is not good.

Additional Translations
With his mouth the ungodly man destroys his neighbor, but through knowledge the righteous are rescued.An hypocrite with his mouth destroys his neighbor: but through knowledge shall the just be delivered.

With his mouth the godless man destroyeth his neighbor; But through knowledge shall the righteous be delivered.

In the mouth of ungodly men is a snare to citizens: but the understanding of righteous men is prosperous.

With his mouth a hypocrite destroyeth his neighbour; but through knowledge are the righteous delivered.

With his mouth the godless man destroyeth his neighbour: but through knowledge shall the righteous be delivered.

A hypocrite with his mouth destroyeth his neighbor: but through knowledge shall the just be delivered.

With his mouth the godless man destroys his neighbor, but the righteous will be delivered through knowledge.

With the mouth a hypocrite corrupteth his friend, And by knowledge the righteous are drawn out.
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