5 The righteousness of the blameless makes their paths straight, but the wicked are brought down by their own wickedness.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Proverbs 11:5

Commentary on Proverbs 11:5-6

(Read Proverbs 11:5-6)

The ways of wickedness are dangerous. And sin will be its own punishment.

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

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Proverbs 10:16

Commentary on Proverbs 10:16

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Perhaps a righteous man has no more than what he works hard for, but that labour tends to life.