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Proverbs 11:16

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gracious woman obtains honor.
Proverbs 11:16

Context

Proverbs 11 [10.] When it goes well with the righteous, the city rejoices.
When the wicked perish, there is shouting.
By the blessing of the upright, the city is exalted,
but it is overthrown by the mouth of the wicked.
One who despises his neighbor is void of wisdom,
but a man of understanding holds his peace.
One who brings gossip betrays a confidence,
but one who is of a trustworthy spirit is one who keeps a secret.
Where there is no wise guidance, the nation falls,
but in the multitude of counselors there is victory.

Proverbs 11 [15.] He who is collateral for a stranger will suffer for it,
but he who refuses pledges of collateral is secure.
A gracious woman obtains honor,
but violent men obtain riches.
The merciful man does good to his own soul,
but he who is cruel troubles his own flesh.
Wicked people earn deceitful wages,
but one who sows righteousness reaps a sure reward.
He who is truly righteous gets life.
He who pursues evil gets death.

Proverbs 11 [20.] Those who are perverse in heart are an abomination to Yahweh,
but those whose ways are blameless are his delight.
Most certainly, the evil man will not be unpunished,
but the offspring[a] of the righteous will be delivered.
Like a gold ring in a pig’s snout,
is a beautiful woman who lacks discretion.
The desire of the righteous is only good.
The expectation of the wicked is wrath.
There is one who scatters, and increases yet more.
There is one who withholds more than is appropriate, but gains poverty.

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