Proverbs 16:6



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

By lovingkindness and truth iniquity is atoned for, And by the fear of the LORD one keeps away from evil.

King James Version

By mercy and truth iniquity is purged: and by the fear of the LORD men depart from evil.

International Standard Version

Iniquity is atoned for by gracious love and truth, and through fear of the LORD people turn from evil.

A Conservative Version

By mercy and truth iniquity is atoned for, and by the fear of LORD men depart from evil.

American Standard Version

By mercy and truth iniquity is atoned for; And by the fear of Jehovah men depart from evil.

Amplified

By mercy and love, truth and fidelity [to God and man -- "not by sacrificial offerings], iniquity is purged out of the heart, and by the reverent, worshipful fear of the Lord men depart from and avoid evil.

Bible in Basic English

By mercy and good faith evil-doing is taken away: and by the fear of the Lord men are turned away from evil.

Darby Translation

By loving-kindness and truth iniquity is atoned for; and by the fear of Jehovah men depart from evil.

Holman Bible

Wickedness is atoned for by loyalty and faithfulness, and one turns from evil by the fear of the Lord.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

By mercy and truth iniquity is purged, and by the fear of the LORD men depart from evil.

Julia Smith Translation

By mercy and truth iniquity shall be expiated: and in the fear of Jehovah a departing from evil.

King James 2000

By mercy and truth iniquity is purged: and by the fear of the LORD men depart from evil.

Lexham Expanded Bible

By loyalty and faithfulness, iniquity will be covered over, and by fear of Yahweh {one turns} from evil.

Modern King James verseion

By mercy and truth, iniquity is purged, and by the fear of Jehovah men turn away from evil.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

With loving mercy and faithfulness, sins be forgiven; and whoso searcheth the LORD eschewth evil.

NET Bible

Through loyal love and truth iniquity is appeased; through fearing the Lord one avoids evil.

New Heart English Bible

By mercy and truth iniquity is atoned for. By the fear of the LORD men depart from evil.

New simplified Bible

Sin is atoned by loving kindness and truth. Respect for Jehovah keeps one away from evil.

The Emphasized Bible

By lovingkindness and fidelity, shall iniquity be covered, and, in the revering of Yahweh, is a turning away from wrong.

Webster

By mercy and truth iniquity is purged: and by the fear of the LORD men depart from evil.

World English Bible

By mercy and truth iniquity is atoned for. By the fear of Yahweh men depart from evil.

Youngs Literal Translation

In kindness and truth pardoned is iniquity, And in the fear of Jehovah Turn thou aside from evil.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
By mercy
חסד 
Checed 
Usage: 247

and truth
אמת 
'emeth 
Usage: 127

עוון עון 
`avon 
Usage: 230

and by the fear
יראה 
Yir'ah 
Usage: 45

of the Lord

Usage: 0

שׂוּר סוּר 
Cuwr 
away , depart , remove , aside , take , turn , turn in , take off , go , put , eschewed ,
Usage: 301

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

5 Everyone who is proud in heart is an abomination to the LORD; Assuredly, he will not be unpunished. 6 By lovingkindness and truth iniquity is atoned for, And by the fear of the LORD one keeps away from evil. 7 When a man's ways are pleasing to the LORD, He makes even his enemies to be at peace with him.



Cross References

Proverbs 14:16

A wise man is cautious and turns away from evil, But a fool is arrogant and careless.

Daniel 4:27

'Therefore, O king, may my advice be pleasing to you: break away now from your sins by doing righteousness and from your iniquities by showing mercy to the poor, in case there may be a prolonging of your prosperity.'

Job 28:28

"And to man He said, 'Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom; And to depart from evil is understanding.'"

Proverbs 8:13

"The fear of the LORD is to hate evil; Pride and arrogance and the evil way And the perverted mouth, I hate.

Luke 11:41

"But give that which is within as charity, and then all things are clean for you.

Genesis 20:11

Abraham said, "Because I thought, surely there is no fear of God in this place, and they will kill me because of my wife.

Nehemiah 5:9

Again I said, "The thing which you are doing is not good; should you not walk in the fear of our God because of the reproach of the nations, our enemies?

Nehemiah 5:15

But the former governors who were before me laid burdens on the people and took from them bread and wine besides forty shekels of silver; even their servants domineered the people. But I did not do so because of the fear of God.

Job 1:1-8

There was a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job; and that man was blameless, upright, fearing God and turning away from evil.

Psalm 85:10

Lovingkindness and truth have met together; Righteousness and peace have kissed each other.

Proverbs 14:27

The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, That one may avoid the snares of death.

Proverbs 20:28

Loyalty and truth preserve the king, And he upholds his throne by righteousness.

Micah 7:18-20

Who is a God like You, who pardons iniquity And passes over the rebellious act of the remnant of His possession? He does not retain His anger forever, Because He delights in unchanging love.

John 15:2

"Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit, He takes away; and every branch that bears fruit, He prunes it so that it may bear more fruit.

Acts 15:9

and He made no distinction between us and them, cleansing their hearts by faith.

2 Corinthians 7:1

Therefore, having these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all defilement of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.

Ephesians 5:21

and be subject to one another in the fear of Christ.

1 Peter 1:22

Since you have in obedience to the truth purified your souls for a sincere love of the brethren, fervently love one another from the heart,



Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain

Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers.

International Standard Version Copyright © 1996-2008 by the ISV Foundation.

NET Bible copyright © 1996-2006 by Biblical Studies Press, L.L.C. NetBible

New American Standard Bible Copyright ©1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved. For Permission to Quote Information visit http://www.lockman.org