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."