Proverbs 11:11

“By the blessing of the upright the city is exalted: but it is overthrown by the mouth of the wicked.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

By the blessing of the vpright the citie is exalted; but it is ouerthrowen by the mouth of the wicked.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

By the blessing of the upright a city is exalted, But by the mouth of the wicked it is torn down.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

By the blessing of the upright the city is exalted; But it is overthrown by the mouth of the wicked.
- American Standard Version (1901)

By the blessing of the upright man the town is made great, but it is overturned by the mouth of the evil-doer.
- Basic English Bible

By the blessing of the upright the city is exalted; but it is overthrown by the mouth of the wicked.
- Darby Bible

By the blessing of the upright the city is exalted: but it is overthrown by the mouth of the wicked.
- Webster's Bible

By the blessing of the upright, the city is exalted, but it is overthrown by the mouth of the wicked.
- World English Bible

By the blessing of the upright is a city exalted, And by the mouth of the wicked thrown down.
- Youngs Literal Bible

By the blessing of the upright a city is exalted; but it is overthrown by the mouth of the wicked.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 11:11


11:11 The blessing - Wherewith they bless the city, by their sincere prayers, and wise and wholesome counsels. The mouth - By their curses, and oaths, and blasphemies, and wicked counsels.


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