Proverbs 11 :11

Proverbs 11 :11 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

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

American King James Version (AKJV)

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

American Standard Version (ASV)

By the blessing of the upright the city is exalted; But it is overthrown by the mouth of the wicked.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

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

Webster's Revision

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, the city is exalted, but it is overthrown by the mouth of the wicked.

English Revised Version (ERV)

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

Definitions for Proverbs 11 :11

Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 11 :11

Barnes's Commentary on Proverbs 11 :11

The blessing of the upright - Probably the prayers which he offers for the good of the city in which he dwells, and which avail to preserve it from destruction (compare Genesis 18:23-33); or "the blessing which God gives the upright."

Wesley's Commentary on 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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