Proverbs 16:7



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

When a man's ways are pleasing to the LORD, He makes even his enemies to be at peace with him.

King James Version

When a man's ways please the LORD, he maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him.

Holman Bible

When a man's ways please the Lord, He makes even his enemies to be at peace with him.

International Standard Version

When a person's ways please the LORD, even his enemies will be at peace with him.

A Conservative Version

When a man's ways please LORD, he makes even his enemies to be at peace with him.

American Standard Version

When a man's ways please Jehovah, He maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him.

Amplified

When a man's ways please the Lord, He makes even his enemies to be at peace with him.

Bible in Basic English

When a man's ways are pleasing to the Lord, he makes even his haters be at peace with him.

Darby Translation

When a man's ways please Jehovah, he maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

When a man's ways please the LORD, he makes even his enemies to be at peace with him.

Julia Smith Translation

The ways of a man being accepted of Jehovah also he will make his enemies friends with him.

King James 2000

When a man's ways please the LORD, he makes even his enemies to be at peace with him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

When the ways of a man are pleasing [to] Yahweh, even his enemies he will cause to make peace with him.

Modern King James verseion

When a man's ways please Jehovah, He makes even his enemies to be at peace with him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

When a man's ways please the LORD, he maketh his very enemies to be his friends.

NET Bible

When a person's ways are pleasing to the Lord, he even reconciles his enemies to himself.

New Heart English Bible

When a man's ways please the LORD, he makes even his enemies to be at peace with him.

New simplified Bible

When a man's ways please Jehovah he makes even his enemies live in peace with him.

The Emphasized Bible

When, acceptable to Yahweh, are the ways of a man, even his enemies, doth he cause to make peace with him.

Webster

When a man's ways please the LORD, he maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him.

World English Bible

When a man's ways please Yahweh, he makes even his enemies to be at peace with him.

Youngs Literal Translation

When a man's ways please Jehovah, even his enemies, He causeth to be at peace with him.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אישׁ 
'iysh 
man , men , one , husband , any ,
Usage: 692

דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

רצה 
Ratsah 
Usage: 56

the Lord

Usage: 0

אויב איב 
'oyeb 
Usage: 272

to be at peace
שׁלם 
Shalam 
Usage: 116

References

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

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. 8 Better is a little with righteousness Than great income with injustice.



Cross References

Genesis 33:4

Then Esau ran to meet him and embraced him, and fell on his neck and kissed him, and they wept.

Genesis 27:41

So Esau bore a grudge against Jacob because of the blessing with which his father had blessed him; and Esau said to himself, "The days of mourning for my father are near; then I will kill my brother Jacob."

Genesis 32:6-7

The messengers returned to Jacob, saying, "We came to your brother Esau, and furthermore he is coming to meet you, and four hundred men are with him."

Genesis 32:28

He said, "Your name shall no longer be Jacob, but Israel; for you have striven with God and with men and have prevailed."

2 Chronicles 17:10

Now the dread of the LORD was on all the kingdoms of the lands which were around Judah, so that they did not make war against Jehoshaphat.

Psalm 69:31

And it will please the LORD better than an ox Or a young bull with horns and hoofs.

Jeremiah 15:11

The LORD said, "Surely I will set you free for purposes of good; Surely I will cause the enemy to make supplication to you In a time of disaster and a time of distress.

Acts 9:1-2

Now Saul, still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest,

Acts 9:19-20

and he took food and was strengthened. Now for several days he was with the disciples who were at Damascus,

Romans 8:31

What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who is against us?

Philippians 4:18

But I have received everything in full and have an abundance; I am amply supplied, having received from Epaphroditus what you have sent, a fragrant aroma, an acceptable sacrifice, well-pleasing to God.

Colossians 1:10

so that you will walk in a manner worthy of the Lord, to please Him in all respects, bearing fruit in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God;

Colossians 3:20

Children, be obedient to your parents in all things, for this is well-pleasing to the Lord.

Hebrews 13:21

equip you in every good thing to do His will, working in us that which is pleasing in His sight, through Jesus Christ, to whom be the glory forever and ever. Amen.

1 John 3:22

and whatever we ask we receive from Him, because we keep His commandments and do the things that are pleasing in His sight.



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