Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The thoughts of the righteous are just, But the counsels of the wicked are deceitful.

King James Version

The thoughts of the righteous are right: but the counsels of the wicked are deceit.

Holman Bible

The thoughts of the righteous [are] just, but guidance from the wicked [leads to] deceit.

International Standard Version

The plans of the righteous are just, but the advice of the wicked is deceitful.

A Conservative Version

The thoughts of the righteous are just. The counsels of the wicked are deceit.

American Standard Version

The thoughts of the righteous are just; But the counsels of the wicked are deceit.

Amplified

The thoughts and purposes of the [consistently] righteous are honest and reliable, but the counsels and designs of the wicked are treacherous.

Bible in Basic English

The purposes of upright men are right, but the designs of evil-doers are deceit.

Darby Translation

The thoughts of the righteous are right; the counsels of the wicked are deceit.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The thoughts of the righteous are upright, but the astuteness of the wicked is deceit.

Julia Smith Translation

The purposes of the just are judgment: the guidance of the unjust, deceit

King James 2000

The thoughts of the righteous are right: but the counsels of the wicked are deceitful.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The thoughts of the righteous are just; the advice of the wicked is treacherous.

Modern King James verseion

The thoughts of the righteous are right; the counsels of the wicked are deceit.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The thoughts of the righteous are right; but the imagination of the ungodly are deceitful.

NET Bible

The plans of the righteous are just; the counsels of the wicked are deceitful.

New Heart English Bible

The thoughts of the righteous are just, but the advice of the wicked is deceitful.

The Emphasized Bible

The plans of the righteous, are just, but, the counsels of the lawless, are deceitful.

Webster

The thoughts of the righteous are right: but the counsels of the wicked are deceit.

World English Bible

The thoughts of the righteous are just, but the advice of the wicked is deceitful.

Youngs Literal Translation

The thoughts of the righteous are justice, The counsels of the wicked -- deceit.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מחשׁבת מחשׁבה 
Machashabah 
Usage: 56

of the righteous
צדּיק 
Tsaddiyq 
Usage: 206

but the counsels
תּחבּוּלה תּחבּלה 
Tachbulah 
Usage: 6

of the wicked
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

4 An excellent wife is the crown of her husband, But she who shames him is like rottenness in his bones. 5 The thoughts of the righteous are just, But the counsels of the wicked are deceitful. 6 The words of the wicked lie in wait for blood, But the mouth of the upright will deliver them.



Cross References

Psalm 12:2-3

They speak falsehood to one another; With flattering lips and with a double heart they speak.

Psalm 36:2-4

For it flatters him in his own eyes Concerning the discovery of his iniquity and the hatred of it.

Psalm 41:6-7

And when he comes to see me, he speaks falsehood; His heart gathers wickedness to itself; When he goes outside, he tells it.

Psalm 119:15

I will meditate on Your precepts And regard Your ways.

Psalm 139:23

Search me, O God, and know my heart; Try me and know my anxious thoughts;

Psalm 140:1-3

Rescue me, O LORD, from evil men; Preserve me from violent men

Proverbs 11:23

The desire of the righteous is only good, But the expectation of the wicked is wrath.

Proverbs 24:9

The devising of folly is sin, And the scoffer is an abomination to men.

Isaiah 55:7

Let the wicked forsake his way And the unrighteous man his thoughts; And let him return to the LORD, And He will have compassion on him, And to our God, For He will abundantly pardon.

Jeremiah 4:14

Wash your heart from evil, O Jerusalem, That you may be saved. How long will your wicked thoughts Lodge within you?

Matthew 2:3-8

When Herod the king heard this, he was troubled, and all Jerusalem with him.

Matthew 2:16

Then when Herod saw that he had been tricked by the magi, he became very enraged, and sent and slew all the male children who were in Bethlehem and all its vicinity, from two years old and under, according to the time which he had determined from the magi.

Matthew 26:4

and they plotted together to seize Jesus by stealth and kill Him.

1 Corinthians 4:5

Therefore do not go on passing judgment before the time, but wait until the Lord comes who will both bring to light the things hidden in the darkness and disclose the motives of men's hearts; and then each man's praise will come to him from God.

2 Corinthians 4:2

but we have renounced the things hidden because of shame, not walking in craftiness or adulterating the word of God, but by the manifestation of truth commending ourselves to every man's conscience in the sight of God.



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