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Proverbs 16 :: Darby Translation (DBY)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:1 - The purposes of the heart are of man, but the answer of the tongue is from Jehovah.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:2 - All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes; but Jehovah weigheth the spirits.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:3 - Commit thy works unto Jehovah, and thy thoughts shall be established.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:4 - Jehovah hath wrought everything on his own account, yea, even the wicked for the day of evil.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:5 - Every proud heart is an abomination to Jehovah: hand for hand, he shall not be held innocent.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:6 - By loving-kindness and truth iniquity is atoned for; and by the fear of Jehovah men depart from evil.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:7 - When a man's ways please Jehovah, he maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:8 - Better is a little with righteousness, than great revenues without right.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:9 - The heart of man deviseth his way, but Jehovah directeth his steps.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:10 - An oracle is on the lips of the king: his mouth will not err in judgment.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:11 - The just balance and scales are Jehovah's; all the weights of the bag are his work.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:12 - It is an abomination to kings to commit wickedness; for the throne is established by righteousness.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:13 - Righteous lips are the delight of kings, and they love him that speaketh aright.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:14 - The fury of a king is as messengers of death; but a wise man will pacify it.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:15 - In the light of the king's countenance is life, and his favour is as a cloud of the latter rain.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:16 - How much better is it to get wisdom than fine gold, and the getting of intelligence to be preferred to silver!

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:17 - The highway of the upright is to depart from evil: he that taketh heed to his way keepeth his soul.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:18 - Pride goeth before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:19 - Better is it to be of a humble spirit with the meek, than to divide the spoil with the proud.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:20 - He that giveth heed to the word shall find good; and whoso confideth in Jehovah, happy is he.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:21 - The wise in heart is called intelligent, and the sweetness of the lips increaseth learning.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:22 - Wisdom is a fountain of life for him that hath it; but the instruction of fools is folly.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:23 - The heart of the wise maketh his mouth intelligent, and upon his lips increaseth learning.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:24 - Pleasant words are as a honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and health for the bones.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:25 - There is a way that seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof is the ways of death.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:26 - The appetite of the labourer laboureth for him, for his mouth urgeth him on.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:27 - A man of Belial diggeth up evil, and on his lips there is as a scorching fire.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:28 - A false man soweth contention; and a talebearer separateth very friends.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:29 - A violent man enticeth his neighbour, and leadeth him into a way that is not good.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:30 - He that shutteth his eyes, it is to devise froward things; biting his lips, he bringeth evil to pass.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:31 - The hoary head is a crown of glory, if it is found in the way of righteousness.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:32 - He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty, and he that ruleth his spirit than he that taketh a city.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:33 - The lot is cast into the lap; but the whole decision is of Jehovah.
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J. N. Darby translated the bible in 1890. This translation of the Bible is in the public domain.

 
 
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