New Living Translation
Godliness makes a nation great, but sin is a disgrace to any people.
King James Bible
Righteousness exalteth a nation: but sin is a reproach to any people.
Darby Bible Translation
Righteousness exalteth a nation; but sin is a reproach to peoples.
World English Bible
Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a disgrace to any people.
Young's Literal Translation
Righteousness exalteth a nation, And the goodliness of peoples is a sin-offering.
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Library"Boast not Thyself of to Morrow, for Thou Knowest not what a Day May Bring Forth. "
Prov. xxvii. 1.--"Boast not thyself of to morrow, for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth." As man is naturally given to boasting and gloriation in something (for the heart cannot want some object to rest upon and take complacency in, it is framed with such a capacity of employing other things), so there is a strong inclination in man towards the time to come, he hath an immortal appetite, and an appetite of immortality; and therefore his desires usually stretch farther than the present …
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