Proverbs 11:17 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]Proverbs 11:17, NIV: Those who are kind benefit themselves, but the cruel bring ruin on themselves.
Proverbs 11:17, ESV: A man who is kind benefits himself, but a cruel man hurts himself.
Proverbs 11:17, KJV: The merciful man doeth good to his own soul: but he that is cruel troubleth his own flesh.
Proverbs 11:17, NASB: A merciful person does himself good, But the cruel person does himself harm.
Proverbs 11:17, NLT: Your kindness will reward you, but your cruelty will destroy you.
Proverbs 11:17, CSB: A kind man benefits himself, but a cruel person brings ruin on himself.