Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Deceit is in the heart of those who devise evil, But counselors of peace have joy.

King James Version

Deceit is in the heart of them that imagine evil: but to the counsellers of peace is joy.

Holman Bible

Deceit is in the hearts of those who plot evil, but those who promote peace have joy.

International Standard Version

Deceit is at home in the heart of those who plan evil, but those who promote peace rejoice.

A Conservative Version

Deceit is in the heart of those who devise evil, but joy is to the counselors of peace.

American Standard Version

Deceit is in the heart of them that devise evil; But to the counsellors of peace is joy.

Amplified

Deceit is in the hearts of those who devise evil, but for the counselors of peace there is joy.

Bible in Basic English

Deceit is in the heart of those whose designs are evil, but for those purposing peace there is joy.

Darby Translation

Deceit is in the heart of them that devise evil; but to the counsellors of peace is joy.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Deceit is in the heart of those whose thoughts are evil, but joy in that of those whose thoughts are good.

Julia Smith Translation

Deceit in the heart of those devising evil: and joy to those counseling peace.

King James 2000

Deceit is in the heart of them that imagine evil: but to the counselors of peace there is joy.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Deceit [is] in the heart of {those who plan} evil, but to {those who plan} peace, [there is] joy.

Modern King James verseion

Deceit is in the heart of those who imagine evil, but to counselors of peace there is joy.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

They that imagine evil in their mind, will deceive; but the counselors of peace shall have joy following them.

NET Bible

Deceit is in the heart of those who plot evil, but those who promote peace have joy.

New Heart English Bible

Deceit is in the heart of those who plot evil, but joy comes to the promoters of peace.

The Emphasized Bible

Deceit, is in the heart of contrivers of mischief, but, to the counsellors of peace, shall be joy.

Webster

Deceit is in the heart of them that imagine evil: but to the counselors of peace is joy.

World English Bible

Deceit is in the heart of those who plot evil, but joy comes to the promoters of peace.

Youngs Literal Translation

Deceit is in the heart of those devising evil, And to those counselling peace is joy.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מרמה 
Mirmah 
Usage: 39

is in the heart
לב 
Leb 
Usage: 598

חרשׁ 
Charash 
Usage: 74

רעה רע 
Ra` 
Usage: 669

but to the counsellors
יעץ 
Ya`ats 
Usage: 80

of peace
שׁלם שׁלום 
Shalowm 
Usage: 236

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

19 Truthful lips will be established forever, But a lying tongue is only for a moment. 20 Deceit is in the heart of those who devise evil, But counselors of peace have joy. 21 No harm befalls the righteous, But the wicked are filled with trouble.



Cross References

Proverbs 12:12

The wicked man desires the booty of evil men, But the root of the righteous yields fruit.

Proverbs 26:24-26

He who hates disguises it with his lips, But he lays up deceit in his heart.

Isaiah 9:6-7

For a child will be born to us, a son will be given to us; And the government will rest on His shoulders; And His name will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Eternal Father, Prince of Peace.

Jeremiah 17:16

But as for me, I have not hurried away from being a shepherd after You, Nor have I longed for the woeful day; You Yourself know that the utterance of my lips Was in Your presence.

Zechariah 6:13

"Yes, it is He who will build the temple of the LORD, and He who will bear the honor and sit and rule on His throne Thus, He will be a priest on His throne, and the counsel of peace will be between the two offices."'

Matthew 5:9

"Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.

Mark 7:21-22

"For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed the evil thoughts, fornications, thefts, murders, adulteries,

Mark 12:14-17

They came and said to Him, "Teacher, we know that You are truthful and defer to no one; for You are not partial to any, but teach the way of God in truth. Is it lawful to pay a poll-tax to Caesar, or not?

Romans 1:29

being filled with all unrighteousness, wickedness, greed, evil; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, malice; they are gossips,

Hebrews 12:14

Pursue peace with all men, and the sanctification without which no one will see the Lord.

1 Peter 3:8-13

To sum up, all of you be harmonious, sympathetic, brotherly, kindhearted, and humble in spirit;



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