Proverbs 11:17
New International Version
Those who are kind benefit themselves, but the cruel bring ruin on themselves.

American Standard Version
The merciful man doeth good to his own soul; But he that is cruel troubleth his own flesh.

Berean Study Bible
A kind man benefits himself, but a cruel man brings trouble on himself.

Douay-Rheims Bible
A merciful man doth good to his own soul: but he that is cruel casteth off even his own kindred.

English Revised Version
The merciful man doeth good to his own soul: but he that is cruel troubleth his own flesh.

King James Bible
The merciful man doeth good to his own soul: but he that is cruel troubleth his own flesh.

World English Bible
The merciful man does good to his own soul, but he who is cruel troubles his own flesh.

Young's Literal Translation
A kind man is rewarding his own soul, And the fierce is troubling his own flesh.

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