箴言 Proverbs


Chapter Verses
11:1
诡诈的天平,为耶和华所憎恶。公平的法码,为他所喜悦。
The Lord abhors dishonest scales, but accurate weights are his delight.
11:2
骄傲来,羞耻也来。谦逊人却有智慧。
When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with humility comes wisdom.
11:3
正直人的纯正,必引导自己。奸诈人的乖僻,必毁灭自己。
The integrity of the upright guides them, but the unfaithful are destroyed by their duplicity.
11:4
发怒的日子,赀财无益。惟有公义能救人脱离死亡。
Wealth is worthless in the day of wrath, but righteousness delivers from death.
11:5
完全人的义,必指引他的路。但恶人必因自己的恶跌倒。
The righteousness of the blameless makes a straight way for them, but the wicked are brought down by their own wickedness.
11:6
正直人的义,必拯救自己。奸诈人必陷在自己的罪孽中。
The righteousness of the upright delivers them, but the unfaithful are trapped by evil desires.
11:7
恶人一死,他的指望必灭绝。罪人的盼望,也必灭没。
When a wicked man dies, his hope perishes; all he expected from his power comes to nothing.
11:8
义人得脱离患难,有恶人来代替他。
The righteous man is rescued from trouble, and it comes on the wicked instead.
11:9
不虔敬的人用口败坏邻舍。义人却因知识得救。
With his mouth the godless destroys his neighbor, but through knowledge the righteous escape.
11:10
义人享福合城喜乐。恶人灭亡,人都欢呼。
When the righteous prosper, the city rejoices; when the wicked perish, there are shouts of joy.
11:11
城因正直人祝福便高举。却因邪恶人的口就倾覆。
Through the blessing of the upright a city is exalted, but by the mouth of the wicked it is destroyed.
11:12
藐视邻舍的,毫无智慧。明哲人却静默不言。
A man who lacks judgment derides his neighbor, but a man of understanding holds his tongue.
11:13
往来传舌的,泄漏密事。心中诚实的,遮隐事情。
A gossip betrays a confidence, but a trustworthy man keeps a secret.
11:14
无智谋,民就败落。谋士多,人便安居。
For lack of guidance a nation falls, but many advisers make victory sure.
11:15
为外人作保的,必受亏损。恨恶击掌的,却得安稳。
He who puts up security for another will surely suffer, but whoever refuses to strike hands in pledge is safe.
11:16
恩德的妇女得尊荣。强暴的男子得赀财。
A kindhearted woman gains respect, but ruthless men gain only wealth.
11:17
仁慈的人,善待自己。残忍的人,扰害己身。
A kind man benefits himself, but a cruel man brings trouble on himself.
11:18
恶人经营,得虚浮的工价。撒义种的,得实在的果效。
The wicked man earns deceptive wages, but he who sows righteousness reaps a sure reward.
11:19
恒心为义的,必得生命。追求邪恶的,必致死亡。
The truly righteous man attains life, but he who pursues evil goes to his death.
11:20
心中乖僻的,为耶和华所憎恶。行事完全的,为他所喜悦。
The Lord detests men of perverse heart but he delights in those whose ways are blameless.
11:21
恶人虽然连手,必不免受罚。义人的后裔,必得拯救。
Be sure of this: The wicked will not go unpunished, but those who are righteous will go free.
11:22
妇女美貌而无见识,如同金环带在猪鼻上。
Like a gold ring in a pig's snout is a beautiful woman who shows no discretion.
11:23
义人的心愿,尽得好处。恶人的指望,致干忿怒。
The desire of the righteous ends only in good, but the hope of the wicked only in wrath.
11:24
有施散的,却更增添。有吝惜过度的,反致穷乏。
One man gives freely, yet gains even more; another withholds unduly, but comes to poverty.
11:25
好施舍的,必得丰裕。滋润人的,必得滋润。
A generous man will prosper; he who refreshes others will himself be refreshed.
11:26
屯粮不卖的,民必咒诅他。情愿出卖的,人必为他祝福。
People curse the man who hoards grain, but blessing crowns him who is willing to sell.
11:27
恳切求善的,就求得恩惠。惟独求恶的,恶必临到他身。
He who seeks good finds goodwill, but evil comes to him who searches for it.
11:28
倚仗自己财物的,必跌倒。义人必发旺如青叶。
Whoever trusts in his riches will fall, but the righteous will thrive like a green leaf.
11:29
扰害己家的,必承受清风。愚昧人必作慧心人的仆人。
He who brings trouble on his family will inherit only wind, and the fool will be servant to the wise.
11:30
义人所结的果子,就是生命树。有智慧的必能得人。
The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, and he who wins souls is wise.
11:31
看哪,义人在世尚且受报,何况恶人和罪人呢?
If the righteous receive their due on earth, how much more the ungodly and the sinner!