Proverbs 11:3-13

3The integrity of the upright guides them,
but the crookedness of the treacherous destroys them.
4Riches do not profit in the day of wrath,
but righteousness delivers from death.
5The righteousness of the blameless keeps their ways straight,
but the wicked fall by their own wickedness.
6The righteousness of the upright saves them,
but the treacherous are taken captive by their schemes.
7When the wicked die, their hope perishes,
and the expectation of the godless comes to nothing.
8The righteous are delivered from trouble,
and the wicked get into it instead.
9With their mouths the godless would destroy their neighbors,
but by knowledge the righteous are delivered.
10When it goes well with the righteous, the city rejoices;
and when the wicked perish, there is jubilation.
11By the blessing of the upright a city is exalted,
but it is overthrown by the mouth of the wicked.
12Whoever belittles another lacks sense,
but an intelligent person remains silent.
13A gossip goes about telling secrets,
but one who is trustworthy in spirit keeps a confidence.

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