Parallel Verses

Amplified


The thoughts and purposes of the [consistently] righteous are just (honest, reliable),
But the counsels and schemes of the wicked are deceitful.

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.

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.

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

Verse Info

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

4
A virtuous and excellent wife [worthy of honor] is the crown of her husband,
But she who shames him [with her foolishness] is like rottenness in his bones.
5 
The thoughts and purposes of the [consistently] righteous are just (honest, reliable),
But the counsels and schemes of the wicked are deceitful.
6
The [malevolent] words of the wicked lie in wait for [innocent] blood [to slander],
But the mouth of the upright will rescue and protect them.



Cross References

Psalm 12:2-3


They speak deceitful and worthless words to one another;
With flattering lips and a double heart they speak.

Psalm 36:2-4


For he flatters and deceives himself in his own eyes
Thinking that his sinfulness will not be discovered and hated [by God].

Psalm 41:6-7


And when one comes to see me, he speaks empty words,
While his heart gathers malicious gossip [against me];
When he goes away, he tells it [everywhere].

Psalm 119:15


I will meditate on Your precepts
And [thoughtfully] regard Your ways [the path of life established by Your precepts].

Psalm 139:23


Search me [thoroughly], O God, and know my heart;
Test me and know my anxious thoughts;

Psalm 140:1-3

Rescue me, O Lord, from evil men;
Protect me from violent men.

Proverbs 11:23


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

Proverbs 24:9


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

Isaiah 55:7


Let the wicked leave (behind) his way
And the unrighteous man his thoughts;
And let him return to the Lord,
And He will have compassion (mercy) on him,
And to our God,
For He will abundantly pardon.

Jeremiah 4:14


O Jerusalem, wash your heart from wickedness,
That you may be saved.
How long will your wicked and immoral thoughts
Lodge within you?

Matthew 2:3-8

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

Matthew 2:16

Then Herod, when he realized that he had been tricked by the magi, was extremely angry, and he sent [soldiers] and put to death all the male children in Bethlehem and in all that area who were two years old and under, according to the date which he had learned from the magi.

Matthew 26:4

and plotted together to arrest Jesus by stealth and kill Him.

1 Corinthians 4:5

So do not go on passing judgment before the appointed time, but wait until the Lord comes, for He will both bring to light the [secret] things that are hidden in darkness and disclose the motives of the hearts. Then each one’s praise will come from God.

2 Corinthians 4:2

But we have renounced the disgraceful things hidden because of shame; not walking in trickery or adulterating the word of God, but by stating the truth [openly and plainly], we commend ourselves to everyone’s conscience in the sight of God.

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