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Proverbs 16 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:1 - The plans of the heart belong to man, But the answer of the tongue is from the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:2 - All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes; But the LORD weighs the motives.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:3 - Commit your deeds to the LORD, And your plans shall succeed.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:4 - The LORD has made everything for its own end -- Yes, even the wicked for the day of evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:5 - Everyone who is proud in heart is an abomination to the LORD: They shall assuredly not be unpunished.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:6 - By mercy and truth iniquity is atoned for. By the fear of the LORD men depart from evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:7 - When a man's ways please the LORD, He makes even his enemies to be at shalom with him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:8 - Better is a little with righteousness, Than great revenues with injustice.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:9 - A man's heart plans his course, But the LORD directs his steps.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:10 - Inspired judgments are on the lips of the king. He shall not betray his mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:11 - Honest balances and scales are the LORD's; All the weights in the bag are his work.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:12 - It is an abomination for kings to do wrong, For the throne is established by righteousness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:13 - Righteous lips are the delight of kings. They value one who speaks the truth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:14 - The king's wrath is a messenger of death, But a wise man will pacify it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:15 - In the light of the king's face is life. His favor is like a cloud of the spring rain.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:16 - How much better it is to get wisdom than gold! Yes, to get understanding is to be chosen rather than silver.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:17 - The highway of the upright is to depart from evil. He who keeps his way preserves his soul.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:18 - Pride goes before destruction, And a haughty spirit before a fall.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:19 - It is better to be of a lowly spirit with the poor, Than to divide the plunder with the proud.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:20 - He who heeds the Word finds prosperity. Whoever trusts in the LORD is blessed.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:21 - The wise in heart shall be called prudent. Pleasantness of the lips promotes instruction.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:22 - Understanding is a fountain of life to one who has it, But the punishment of fools is their folly.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:23 - The heart of the wise instructs his mouth, And adds learning to his lips.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:24 - Pleasant words are a honeycomb, Sweet to the soul, and health to the bones.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:25 - There is a way which seems right to a man, But in the end it leads to death.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:26 - The appetite of the laboring man labors for him; For his mouth urges him on.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:27 - A worthless man devises mischief. His speech is like a scorching fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:28 - A perverse man stirs up strife. A whisperer separates close friends.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:29 - A man of violence entices his neighbor, And leads him in a way that is not good.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:30 - One who winks his eyes to plot perversities, One who compresses his lips, is bent on evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:31 - Gray hair is a crown of glory. It is attained by a life of righteousness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:32 - One who is slow to anger is better than the mighty; One who rules his spirit, than he who takes a city.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:33 - The lot is cast into the lap, But its every decision is from the LORD.

The Hebrew Names Version is based off the World English Bible, an update of the American Standard Version of 1901. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif.
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