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Prov. 16 :1 16:1 The plans of the heart belong to man,
But the answer of the tongue is from Jehovah.
Prov. 16 :2 16:2 aAll the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes,
But Jehovah weighs the spirits.
Prov. 16 :3 16:3 aCommit your works to Jehovah,
And your purposes will be established.
Prov. 16 :4 16:4 Jehovah has amade everything for its own purpose,
Yes, even the wicked for the day of evil.
Prov. 16 :5 16:5 aEvery one who is proud in heart is an abomination to Jehovah;
1Be assured: He will not be unpunished.
Prov. 16 :6 16:6 By alovingkindness and truth iniquity is expiated,
And by the fear of Jehovah men depart from evil.
Prov. 16 :7 16:7 When a man’s ways please Jehovah,
He causes even his enemies to be at peace with him.
Prov. 16 :8 16:8 aBetter is a little with righteousness,
Than great income with injustice.
Prov. 16 :9 16:9 A man’s heart devises his way,
But Jehovah directs his steps.
Prov. 16 :10 16:10 A divine decision is on the lips of the king;
His mouth will not transgress in judgment.
Prov. 16 :11 16:11 A ajust balance and just scales are Jehovah’s;
All the weights of the bag are His work.
Prov. 16 :12 16:12 It is an abomination to kings to commit wickedness,
For the throne is established by righteousness.
Prov. 16 :13 16:13 Righteous lips are the delight of kings,
And they love one who speaks right.
Prov. 16 :14 16:14 The wrath of a king is as messengers of death,
But a wise man will appease it.
Prov. 16 :15 16:15 In the light of the king’s countenance is life,
And his favor is like a cloud of the latter rain.
Prov. 16 :16 16:16 How much better it is to acquire wisdom than gold,
And to acquire understanding is to be chosen above silver.
Prov. 16 :17 16:17 The highway of the upright is to depart from evil;
He who keeps his way preserves his soul.
Prov. 16 :18 16:18 Pride goes before destruction,
And a ahaughty spirit before a fall.
Prov. 16 :19 16:19 It is better to be of a alowly spirit with the poor,
Than to divide the spoil with the proud.
Prov. 16 :20 16:20 He who gives heed to the word will find good,
And 1blessed is he who trusts in Jehovah.
Prov. 16 :21 16:21 The wise in heart will be called discerning,
And the sweetness of speech increases persuasiveness.
Prov. 16 :22 16:22 Insight is a fountain of life to him who has it,
But the correction of fools is folly.
Prov. 16 :23 16:23 The heart of the wise man instructs his mouth
And adds persuasiveness to his lips.
Prov. 16 :24 16:24 Pleasant words are a honeycomb,
Sweet to the soul and healing to the bones.
Prov. 16 :25 16:25 aThere is a way which seems right to a man,
But the end of it is the ways of death.
Prov. 16 :26 16:26 The appetite of the laboring man labors for him;
For his mouth urges him on.
Prov. 16 :27 16:27 A worthless man digs up evil,
And on his lips there is a scorching afire.
Prov. 16 :28 16:28 A perverse man spreads strife,
And a whisperer separates close friends.
Prov. 16 :29 16:29 A man of violence entices his neighbor
And leads him in a way that is not good.
Prov. 16 :30 16:30 He who shuts his eyes does so to devise perverse things;
He who compresses his lips brings evil to pass.
Prov. 16 :31 16:31 The gray head is a crown of glory;
It will be found in the way of righteousness.
Prov. 16 :32 16:32 He who is aslow to anger is better than the mighty;
And he who rules his bspirit, than he who captures a city.
Prov. 16 :33 16:33 The alot is cast into the lap,
But everything it decides is from Jehovah.
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