The Blue Letter Bible
Copy Options
Cite Print
Version Selector Up Arrow

Cite this page

MLA format Copy link to clipboard

Note: MLA no longer requires the URL as part of their citation standard. Individual instructors or editors may still require the use of URLs.

APA format Copy link to clipboard
Chicago format Copy link to clipboard
Close
Version Selector Up Arrow

Share this page using one of these tools:

facebook twitter

googleplus pinterest

reddit tumblr linkedin


Or email this page to a friend:

BLB Searches
Search the Bible
Search YLT
KJVNKJVNLTNIVESVCSBNASB
Version Selector Up Arrow NETRSVASVYLTDBYWEBHNV
RVR60VULWLCLXXmGNTTR  
 [?]

Advanced Options

Search a pre-defined list


OR Select a range of biblical books

From:

To:


OR Custom Selection:

Use semicolons to separate groups: 'Gen;Jdg;Psa-Mal' or 'Rom 3-12;Mat 1:15;Mat 5:12-22'

LexiConc
 [?]
 

Advanced Options

Exact Match
Beginning of the Word
Any Part of the Word
Theological FAQs
 [?]
 
Multi-Verse Retrieval
x
Search YLT
KJVNKJVNLTNIVESVCSBNASB
Version Selector Up Arrow NETRSVASVYLTDBYWEBHNV
RVR60VULWLCLXXmGNTTR  

Line-By-Line Order:
Line-By-Line Verse-Reference  Verse-Reference
Line-By-Line Reference-Verse  Reference-Verse
Line-By-Line Separate Line  Separate Line
Line-By-Line Verse Only  Verse Only
Line-By-Line Reference Only  Reference Only
Reference Delimiters:
No Reference Delimiters  None — Jhn 1:1 KJV
Square Reference Delimiters  Square — [Jhn 1:1 KJV]
Curly Reference Delimiters  Curly — {Jhn 1:1 KJV}
Parenthesis Reference Delimiters  Parens — (Jhn 1:1 KJV)
Paragraph Order:
Paragraph Verse-Reference  Verse-Reference
Paragraph Reference-Verse  Reference-Verse
Paragraph Reference-Only  Reference-Only
Number Delimiters:*
No Verse Numbers  No Number
No Verse Delimeters  No Delimiter — 15
Square Verse Delimiters  Square — [15]
Curly Verse Delimiters  Curly — {15}
Parenthesis Verse Delimiters  Parens — (15)
Other Options:
Abbreviate Books  Abbreviate Books
Quotes Around Verses  Quotes around Verses
Remove Square Brackets  Remove Square Brackets
 
Sort Canonically  Sort Canonically

* 'Number Delimiters' only apply to 'Paragraph Order'

Let's Connect
x

Connect on Facebook Connect on Twitter Connect on Instagram Connect on Pinterest Connect on YouTube

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Daily Devotionals
x

Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans
x

Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one’s mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan

Proverbs 16 :: Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

toggle collapse
Choose a new font size and typeface

Customize your font sizeIncrease your font sizeDecrease your font sizeReturn to default font size

Choose a Bible text color
Read the Bible in blackRead the Bible in dark blueRead the Bible in blue

Customize your text type
Arial font
Trebuchet MS font
Georgia font
Times New Roman font

Customize your Hebrew text type
SBL Hebrew font
Times New Roman font
Arial font

Customize your Greek text type
Gentium font
Times New Roman font
Arial font

Close font preferences
Listen to the Bible

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:1 - Of man are arrangements of the heart, And from Jehovah an answer of the tongue.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:2 - All the ways of a man are pure in his own eyes, And Jehovah is pondering the spirits.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:3 - Roll unto Jehovah thy works, And established are thy purposes,

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:4 - All things hath Jehovah wrought for Himself, And also the wicked worketh for a day of evil.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:5 - An abomination to Jehovah is every proud one of heart, Hand to hand he is not acquitted.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:6 - In kindness and truth pardoned is iniquity, And in the fear of Jehovah Turn thou aside from evil.

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

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:8 - Better is a little with righteousness, Than abundance of increase without justice.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:9 - The heart of man deviseth his way, And Jehovah establisheth his step.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:10 - An oath is on the lips of a king, In judgment his mouth trespasseth not.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:11 - A just beam and balances are Jehovah's, His work are all the stones of the bag.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:12 - An abomination to kings is doing wickedness, For by righteousness is a throne established.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:13 - The delight of kings are righteous lips, And whoso is speaking uprightly he loveth,

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:14 - The fury of a king is messengers of death, And a wise man pacifieth it.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:15 - In the light of a king's face is life, And his good-will is as a cloud of the latter rain.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:16 - To get wisdom -- how much better than gold, And to get understanding to be chosen than silver!

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:17 - A highway of the upright is, 'Turn from evil,' Whoso is preserving his soul is watching his way.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:18 - Before destruction is pride, And before stumbling -- a haughty spirit.'

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:19 - Better is humility of spirit with the poor, Than to apportion spoil with the proud.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:20 - The wise in any matter findeth good, And whoso is trusting in Jehovah, O his happiness.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:21 - To the wise in heart is called, 'Intelligent,' And sweetness of lips increaseth learning.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:22 - A fountain of life is understanding to its possessors, The instruction of fools is folly.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:23 - The heart of the wise causeth his mouth to act wisely, And by his lips he increaseth learning,

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:24 - Sayings of pleasantness are a honeycomb, Sweet to the soul, and healing to the bone.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:25 - There is a way right before a man, And its latter end -- ways of death.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:26 - A labouring man hath laboured for himself, For his mouth hath caused him to bend over it.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:27 - A worthless man is preparing evil, And on his lips -- as a burning fire.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:28 - A froward man sendeth forth contention, A tale-bearer is separating a familiar friend.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:29 - A violent man enticeth his neighbour, And hath causeth him to go in a way not good.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:30 - Consulting his eyes to devise froward things, Moving his lips he hath accomplished evil.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:31 - A crown of beauty are grey hairs, In the way of righteousness it is found.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:32 - Better is the slow to anger than the mighty, And the ruler over his spirit than he who is taking a city.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:33 - Into the centre is the lot cast, And from Jehovah is all its judgment!

YLT

The Young's Literal Translation was translated by Robert Young, who believed in a strictly literal translation of God's word. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.

 
 
Home
Search Bible
Click for Help   Click for QuickNav   Click for Advanced Search Options
Search YLT
KJVNKJVNLTNIVESVCSBNASB
Version Selector Up Arrow NETRSVASVYLTDBYWEBHNV
RVR60VULWLCLXXmGNTTR  

Search a pre-defined list


OR Select a range of biblical books

From:

To:


OR Custom Selection:

Use semicolons to separate groups:
'Gen;Jdg;Psa-Mal' or 'Rom 3-12;Mat 1:15;Mat 5:12-22'

Your Bible Version is the YLT
Go to Top
Link to This PageCite This Page
Version Selector Up Arrow
Version Selector Up Arrow

Cite this page

MLA format Copy link to clipboard

Note: MLA no longer requires the URL as part of their citation standard. Individual instructors or editors may still require the use of URLs.

APA format Copy link to clipboard
Chicago format Copy link to clipboard
Close
Share this pageFollow the BLB
Version Selector Up Arrow

Share this page using one of these tools:

facebooktwitter

googlepluspinterest

reddittumblrlinkedin


Or email this page to a friend:

Version Selector Up Arrow

Follow the Blue Letter Bible on:

facebooktwitter

pinterestgoogle+


Or subscribe to our Newsletter:

Printable Page
 
 
Left Context Bar Edge 1Left Context Bar BackgroundLeft Context Bar Edge 2Previous BookPrevious ChapterQuick NavNext ChapterNext BookCopy VersesCopy OptionsShow StrongsFormat by Verse or ParagraphListen to the BibleRed Letter OnRight Context Bar Edge 2Right Context Bar BackgroundRight Context Bar Edge 1
Line-By-Line Order:
Line-By-Line Verse-Reference  Verse-Reference
Line-By-Line Reference-Verse  Reference-Verse
Line-By-Line Separate Line  Separate Line
Line-By-Line Verse Only  Verse Only
Line-By-Line Reference Only  Reference Only
Reference Delimiters:
No Reference Delimiters  None — Jhn 1:1 KJV
Square Reference Delimiters  Square — [Jhn 1:1 KJV]
Curly Reference Delimiters  Curly — {Jhn 1:1 KJV}
Parenthesis Reference Delimiters  Parens — (Jhn 1:1 KJV)
Paragraph Order:
Paragraph Verse-Reference  Verse-Reference
Paragraph Reference-Verse  Reference-Verse
Paragraph Reference-Only  Reference-Only
Number Delimiters:*
No Verse Numbers  No Number
No Verse Delimeters  No Delimiter — 15
Square Verse Delimiters  Square — [15]
Curly Verse Delimiters  Curly — {15}
Parenthesis Verse Delimiters  Parens — (15)
Other Options:
Abbreviate Books  Abbreviate Books
Quotes Around Verses  Quotes Around Verses
Remove Square Brackets  Remove Square Brackets
 
Select All Verses
Clear All Verses

* 'Number Delimiters' only apply to 'Paragraph Order'

Loading...

Interlinear
Bibles
Cross-Refs
Commentaries
Dictionaries
Miscellaneous
Verse Tools Arrow
Login to your account

Email / username or password was incorrect!

Check your email for password retrieval

 

Complete the form below to register  [?]

Error: That Email is already registered

Error: Please provide a valid Email

Error: Passwords should have at least 6 characters

Error: Passwords do not match

Error: Please provide a valid first name

Error: That username is already taken

Error: Usernames should only contain letters, numbers, dots, dashes, or underscores

[ Cancel ]← Login to Your Account

Passwords should have at least 6 characters.
Usernames should only contain letters, numbers, dots, dashes, or underscores.

Thank you for registering. A verification email has been sent to the address you provided.

Error: That Email / Username is not registered

Enter Your Email or UsernameUsername or Email Address

 

← Return to Login

Close LoginCLOSE
Tap to Close