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Proverbs 2:20 Revised Standard Version (RSV)

20 So you will walk in the way of good men
    and keep to the paths of the righteous.

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Proverbs 2:20 New International Version (NIV)

20 Thus you will walk in the ways of the good
    and keep to the paths of the righteous.

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Proverbs 9:9 Revised Standard Version (RSV)

Give instruction[a] to a wise man, and he will be still wiser;
    teach a righteous man and he will increase in learning.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 9:9 Heb lacks instruction
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Proverbs 9:9 New International Version (NIV)

Instruct the wise and they will be wiser still;
    teach the righteous and they will add to their learning.

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Proverbs 10:6 Revised Standard Version (RSV)

Blessings are on the head of the righteous,
    but the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.

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Proverbs 10:6 New International Version (NIV)

Blessings crown the head of the righteous,
    but violence overwhelms the mouth of the wicked.[a]

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 10:6 Or righteous, / but the mouth of the wicked conceals violence
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Proverbs 10:11 Revised Standard Version (RSV)

11 The mouth of the righteous is a fountain of life,
    but the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.

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Proverbs 10:11 New International Version (NIV)

11 The mouth of the righteous is a fountain of life,
    but the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.

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Proverbs 10:16 Revised Standard Version (RSV)

16 The wage of the righteous leads to life,
    the gain of the wicked to sin.

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Proverbs 10:16 New International Version (NIV)

16 The wages of the righteous is life,
    but the earnings of the wicked are sin and death.

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Proverbs 10:20 Revised Standard Version (RSV)

20 The tongue of the righteous is choice silver;
    the mind of the wicked is of little worth.

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Proverbs 10:20 New International Version (NIV)

20 The tongue of the righteous is choice silver,
    but the heart of the wicked is of little value.

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Proverbs 10:21 Revised Standard Version (RSV)

21 The lips of the righteous feed many,
    but fools die for lack of sense.

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Proverbs 10:21 New International Version (NIV)

21 The lips of the righteous nourish many,
    but fools die for lack of sense.

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Proverbs 10:24-25 Revised Standard Version (RSV)

24 What the wicked dreads will come upon him,
    but the desire of the righteous will be granted.
25 When the tempest passes, the wicked is no more,
    but the righteous is established for ever.

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Proverbs 10:24-25 New International Version (NIV)

24 What the wicked dread will overtake them;
    what the righteous desire will be granted.

25 When the storm has swept by, the wicked are gone,
    but the righteous stand firm forever.

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Proverbs 10:28 Revised Standard Version (RSV)

28 The hope of the righteous ends in gladness,
    but the expectation of the wicked comes to nought.

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Proverbs 10:28 New International Version (NIV)

28 The prospect of the righteous is joy,
    but the hopes of the wicked come to nothing.

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Proverbs 10:30-32 Revised Standard Version (RSV)

30 The righteous will never be removed,
    but the wicked will not dwell in the land.
31 The mouth of the righteous brings forth wisdom,
    but the perverse tongue will be cut off.
32 The lips of the righteous know what is acceptable,
    but the mouth of the wicked, what is perverse.

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Proverbs 10:30-32 New International Version (NIV)

30 The righteous will never be uprooted,
    but the wicked will not remain in the land.

31 From the mouth of the righteous comes the fruit of wisdom,
    but a perverse tongue will be silenced.

32 The lips of the righteous know what finds favor,
    but the mouth of the wicked only what is perverse.

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Proverbs 11:8-10 Revised Standard Version (RSV)

The righteous is delivered from trouble,
    and the wicked gets into it instead.
With his mouth the godless man would destroy his neighbor,
    but by knowledge the righteous are delivered.
10 When it goes well with the righteous, the city rejoices;
    and when the wicked perish there are shouts of gladness.

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Proverbs 11:8-10 New International Version (NIV)

The righteous person is rescued from trouble,
    and it falls on the wicked instead.

With their mouths the godless destroy their neighbors,
    but through knowledge the righteous escape.

10 When the righteous prosper, the city rejoices;
    when the wicked perish, there are shouts of joy.

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Proverbs 11:23 Revised Standard Version (RSV)

23 The desire of the righteous ends only in good;
    the expectation of the wicked in wrath.

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