Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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.

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
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 lip of truth shall be established for ever; but a lying tongue is but for a moment. 20 Deceit is in the heart of them that devise evil; but to the counsellors of peace is joy. 21 There shall no evil happen to a righteous man; but the wicked shall be filled with mischief.



Cross References

Proverbs 12:12

The wicked desireth the net of evil men; but the root of the righteous yieldeth fruit.

Proverbs 26:24-26

He that hateth dissembleth with his lips, but he layeth up deceit within him:

Isaiah 9:6-7

For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder; and his name is called Wonderful, Counsellor, Mighty God, Father of Eternity, Prince of Peace.

Jeremiah 17:16

But as for me, I have not hastened from being a shepherd in following thee, neither have I desired the fatal day, thou knowest: that which came out of my lips was before thy face.

Zechariah 6:13

even he shall build the temple of Jehovah; 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 the peace-makers, for they shall be called sons of God.

Mark 7:21-22

For from within, out of the heart of men, go forth evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders,

Mark 12:14-17

And they come and say to him, Teacher, we know that thou art true, and carest not for any one; for thou regardest not men's person, but teachest the way of God with truth: Is it lawful to give tribute to Caesar or not?

Romans 1:29

being filled with all unrighteousness, wickedness, covetousness, malice; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, evil dispositions; whisperers,

Hebrews 12:14

Pursue peace with all, and holiness, without which no one shall see the Lord:

1 Peter 3:8-13

Finally, be all of one mind, sympathising, full of brotherly love, tender hearted, humble minded;

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