Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

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.

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 The virtuous woman is a crown to her husband, but she that makes ashamed is as rottenness in his bones. 5 The thoughts of the righteous are upright, but the astuteness of the wicked is deceit. 6 The words of the wicked are to lie in wait for blood, but the mouth of the upright shall deliver them.



Cross References

Psalm 12:2-3

Each one speaks vanity with his neighbour: they speak with flattering lips and with a double heart.

Psalm 36:2-4

For he flatters himself in his own eyes until his iniquity is found to be hateful.

Psalm 41:6-7

And if he came to see me, he spoke lies: his heart gathered iniquity to itself, and when he goes out, he tells it.

Psalm 119:15

I will meditate in thy precepts and consider thy ways.

Psalm 139:23

Search me, O God, and know my heart; try me and know my thoughts

Psalm 140:1-3

Deliver me, O LORD, from the evil man; preserve me from the man of violence.

Proverbs 11:23

The desire of the righteous is only good, but the hope of the wicked is wrath.

Proverbs 24:9

The thought of the foolish is sin, and the scorner is an abomination to men.

Isaiah 55:7

Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts: and let him return unto the LORD, and he will have mercy upon him; and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.

Jeremiah 4:14

O Jerusalem, wash thine heart from wickedness that thou may be saved. How long shalt thou entertain the thoughts of thy iniquity within thee?

Matthew 2:3-8

When Herod the king had heard these things, he was troubled and all Jerusalem with him.

Matthew 2:16

Then Herod, seeing that he was mocked of the wise men, was exceeding wroth and sent forth and killed all the children that were in Bethlehem, and in all the borders thereof, from two years old and under, according to the time which he had understood of the wise men.

Matthew 26:4

and took counsel that they might take Jesus by guile and kill him.

1 Corinthians 4:5

Therefore, judge nothing before the time, until the Lord comes, who both will bring to light the hidden things of darkness and will make manifest the counsels of the hearts; and then shall each one have praise of God.

2 Corinthians 4:2

but remove from ourselves every hidden shameful thing, not walking in craftiness, nor adulterating the word of God, but in the manifestation of the truth, commending ourselves to every man's conscience in the sight of God.

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