New International Version
The righteousness of the upright delivers them, but the unfaithful are trapped by evil desires.
King James Bible
The righteousness of the upright shall deliver them: but transgressors shall be taken in their own naughtiness.
Darby Bible Translation
The righteousness of the upright delivereth them; but the treacherous are taken in their own craving.
World English Bible
The righteousness of the upright shall deliver them, but the unfaithful will be trapped by evil desires.
Young's Literal Translation
The righteousness of the upright delivereth them, And in mischief the treacherous are captured.
Proverbs 11:6 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Riches profit not in the day of wrath - Among men they can do all things; but they cannot purchase the remission of sins, nor turn aside the wrath of God when that is poured out upon the opulent transgressor.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryThe Present Recompense
Chester Cathedral, Nave Service, Evening. May 1872. Proverbs xi. 31. "Behold, the righteous shall be recompensed in the earth: much more the wicked and the sinner." This is the key-note of the Book of Proverbs--that men are punished or rewarded according to their deeds in this life; nay, it is the key-note of the whole Old Testament. "The eyes of the Lord are over the righteous, and His ears are open unto their prayers; the countenance of the Lord is against them that do evil, to root out …
Charles Kingsley—All Saints' Day and Other Sermons
The Soul Winner
Jesus, My Rock.
George Muller, and the Secret of His
Then the Israelites counterattacked, and the Benjamites were terrified, because they realized that disaster had come on them.
Whoever digs a hole and scoops it out falls into the pit they have made.
The trouble they cause recoils on them; their violence comes down on their own heads.
The nations have fallen into the pit they have dug; their feet are caught in the net they have hidden.
With their mouths the godless destroy their neighbors, but through knowledge the righteous escape.
Whoever digs a pit may fall into it; whoever breaks through a wall may be bitten by a snake.
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