proverbs 箴言11
大耳朵英语  http://www.bigear.cn  2008-01-20 15:20:14  【打印
11. The Lord abhors dishonest scales, but accurate weights are his delight.

诡诈的天平为耶和华所憎恶;公平的砝码为他所喜悦。

2. When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with humility comes wisdom.

骄傲来,羞耻也来;谦逊人却有智慧。

3. The integrity of the upright guides them, but the unfaithful are destroyed by their duplicity.

正直人的纯正必引导自己;奸诈人的乖僻必毁灭自己。

4. Wealth is worthless in the day of wrath, but righteousness delivers from death.

发怒的日子,资财无益;惟有公义能救人脱离死亡。

5. The righteousness of the blameless makes a straight way for them, but the wicked are brought down by their own wickedness.

完全人的义必指引他的路,但恶人必因自己的恶跌倒。

6. The righteousness of the upright delivers them, but the unfaithful are trapped by evil desires.

正直人的义,必拯救自己;奸诈人必陷在自己的罪孽中。

7. When a wicked man dies, his hope perishes; all he expected from his power comes to nothing.

恶人一死,他的指望必灭绝;罪人的盼望,也必灭没。

8. The righteous man is rescued from trouble, and it comes on the wicked instead.

义人得脱离患难;有恶人来代替他。

9. With his mouth the godless destroys his neighbor, but through knowledge the righteous escape.

不虔敬的人用口败坏邻舍;义人却因知识得救。

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

义人享福,合城喜乐;恶人灭亡,人都欢呼。

11. Through the blessing of the upright a city is exalted, but by the mouth of the wicked it is destroyed.

城因正直人祝福便高举,却因邪恶人的口就倾覆。

12. A man who lacks judgment derides his neighbor, but a man of understanding holds his tongue.

藐视邻舍的,毫无智慧;明哲人却静默不言。

13. A gossip betrays a confidence, but a trustworthy man keeps a secret.

往来传舌的,泄漏密事;心中诚实的,遮隐事情。

14. For lack of guidance a nation falls, but many advisers make victory sure.

无智谋,民就败落;谋士多,人便安居。

15. He who puts up security for another will surely suffer, but whoever refuses to strike hands in pledge is safe.

为外人作保的,必受亏损;恨恶击掌的,却得安稳。

16. A kindhearted woman gains respect, but ruthless men gain only wealth.

恩德的妇女得尊荣;强暴的男子得资财。

17. A kind man benefits himself, but a cruel man brings trouble on himself.

仁慈的人善待自己;残忍的人扰害已身。

18. The wicked man earns deceptive wages, but he who sows righteousness reaps a sure reward.

恶人经营,得虚浮的工价;撒义种的,得实在的果效。

19. The truly righteous man attains life, but he who pursues evil goes to his death.

恒心为义的,必得生命;追求邪恶的,必致死亡。

20. The Lord detests men of perverse heart but he delights in those whose ways are blameless.

心中乖僻的,为耶和华所憎恶;行事完全的,为他所喜悦。

21. Be sure of this: The wicked will not go unpunished, but those who are righteous will go free.

恶人虽然连手,必不免受罚;义人的后裔,必得拯救。

22. Like a gold ring in a pig's snout is a beautiful woman who shows no discretion.

妇女美貌而无见识,如同金环带在猪鼻上。

23. The desire of the righteous ends only in good, but the hope of the wicked only in wrath.

义人的心愿,尽得好处,恶人的指望,致干忿怒。

24. One man gives freely, yet gains even more; another withholds unduly, but comes to poverty.

有施散的,却更增添;有吝惜过度的,反致穷乏。

25. A generous man will prosper; he who refreshes others will himself be refreshed.

好施舍的,必得丰裕;滋润人的,必得滋润。

26. People curse the man who hoards grain, but blessing crowns him who is willing to sell.

屯粮不卖的,民必诅咒他;情愿出卖的,人必为他祝福。

27. He who seeks good finds goodwill, but evil comes to him who searches for it.

恳切求善的,就求得恩惠;惟独求恶的,恶必临到他身。

28. Whoever trusts in his riches will fall, but the righteous will thrive like a green leaf.

倚仗自己财物的,必跌倒;义人必发旺如青叶。

29. He who brings trouble on his family will inherit only wind, and the fool will be servant to the wise.

扰害己家的,必承受清风;愚昧人必作慧心人的仆人。

30. The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, and he who wins souls is wise.

义人所结的果子就是生命树,有智慧的必能得人。

31. If the righteous receive their due on earth, how much more the ungodly and the sinner!

看哪,义人在世尚且受报,何况恶人和罪人呢?