New Living Translation
With their words, the godless destroy their friends, but knowledge will rescue the righteous.
King James Bible
An hypocrite with his mouth destroyeth his neighbour: but through knowledge shall the just be delivered.
Darby Bible Translation
With his mouth a hypocrite destroyeth his neighbour; but through knowledge are the righteous delivered.
World English Bible
With his mouth the godless man destroys his neighbor, but the righteous will be delivered through knowledge.
Young's Literal Translation
With the mouth a hypocrite corrupteth his friend, And by knowledge the righteous are drawn out.
Proverbs 11:9 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
11:9 Delivered - From the infection of the hypocrite's evil counsel.
LibraryA Wise Minister Will be Successful.
Text.--He that winneth souls is wise.--Proverbs xi. 30. I PREACHED last Friday evening from the same text, on the method of dealing with sinners by private Christians. My object at this time is to take up the more public means of grace, with particular reference to the DUTIES OF MINISTERS. As I observed in my last lecture, wisdom is the choice and pursuit of the best end by the most appropriate means. The great end for which the Christian Ministry was appointed, is to glorify God in the salvation …
Charles Grandison Finney—Lectures on Revivals of Religion
How to Preach the Gospel.
The Desire of the Righteous Granted;
How those are to be Admonished who Decline the Office of Preaching Out of Too Great Humility, and those who Seize on it with Precipitate Haste.
The godliness of good people rescues them; the ambition of treacherous people traps them.
The godly are rescued from trouble, and it falls on the wicked instead.
Violent people mislead their companions, leading them down a harmful path.
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