Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

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

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.

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 heart of those who devise evil,
But counselors of peace have 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.

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
חרשׁ 
Charash 
Usage: 74

but to the counsellors
יעץ 
Ya`ats 
Usage: 80

of peace
שׁלם שׁלום 
Shalowm 
Usage: 236

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

19 The lips of truth shall be established forever, but a lying tongue is but for a moment. 20 Deceit is in the heart of those who devise evil, but joy is to the counselors of peace. 21 There shall no mischief happen to a righteous man, but the wicked shall be filled with evil.



Cross References

Proverbs 12:12

A wicked man desires the net of evil men, but the root of the righteous gives.

Proverbs 26:24-26

He who hates masquerades with his lips, but he lays up deceit within him.

Isaiah 9:6-7

For to us a child is born, to us a son is given. And the government shall be upon his shoulder. And his name shall be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Father of Eternity, Prince of Peace.

Jeremiah 17:16

As for me, I have not hastened from being a shepherd after thee, nor have I desired the woeful day. Thou know. That which came out of my lips was before thy face.

Zechariah 6:13

even he shall build the temple of LORD. And he shall bear the glory, and shall sit and rule upon his throne. And he shall be a priest upon his throne, and the counsel of peace shall be between them both.

Matthew 5:9

Blessed are the peacemakers, because they will be called sons of God.

Mark 7:21-22

For from inside the heart of men proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders, thefts,

Mark 12:14-17

And when they came, they say to him, Teacher, we have seen that thou are true, and it is not a care to thee about any man, for thou look not to a personage of men, but teach the way of God in truth. Is it permitted to give tribute

Romans 1:29

having been filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, greed, evil; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, malignity;

Hebrews 12:14

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

1 Peter 3:8-13

And finally, all be like-minded, sympathetic, brother-loving, compassionate, friendly,

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