Wisdom's Blessings Come From The Lord

11 The plans of the heart belong to man, But the answer of the tongue is from the LORD.

11 The preparations of the heart in man, and the answer of the tongue, is from the LORD.

11 The reflections of the heart belong to man, but the answer of the tongue is from the Lord.

11 People do the planning, but the end result is from the LORD.

11 The plans of the mind and orderly thinking belong to man, but from the Lord comes the [wise] answer of the tongue.

22 All the ways of a man are clean in his own sight, But the LORD weighs the motives.

22 All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes; but the LORD weigheth the spirits.

22 All a man's ways seem right in his own eyes, but the Lord weighs the motives.

22 Everything a person does seems pure in his own opinion, but the LORD weighs intentions.

22 All the ways of a man are pure in his own eyes, but the Lord weighs the spirits (the thoughts and intents of the heart).

33 Commit your works to the LORD And your plans will be established.

33 Commit thy works unto the LORD, and thy thoughts shall be established.

33 Commit your activities to the Lord and your plans will be achieved.

33 Entrust your work to the LORD, and your planning will succeed.

33 Roll your works upon the Lord [commit and trust them wholly to Him; He will cause your thoughts to become agreeable to His will, and] so shall your plans be established and succeed.

44 The LORD has made everything for its own purpose, Even the wicked for the day of evil.

44 The LORD hath made all things for himself: yea, even the wicked for the day of evil.

44 The Lord has prepared everything for His purpose- even the wicked for the day of disaster.

44 The LORD made everything answerable to him, including the wicked at the time of trouble.

44 The Lord has made everything [to accommodate itself and contribute] to its own end and His own purpose -- "even the wicked [are fitted for their role] for the day of calamity and evil.

55 Everyone who is proud in heart is an abomination to the LORD; Assuredly, he will not be unpunished.

55 Every one that is proud in heart is an abomination to the LORD: though hand join in hand, he shall not be unpunished.

55 Everyone with a proud heart is detestable to the Lord; be assured, he will not go unpunished.

55 The LORD detests those who are proud; truly they will not go unpunished.

55 Everyone proud and arrogant in heart is disgusting, hateful, and exceedingly offensive to the Lord; be assured [I pledge it] they will not go unpunished.

66 By lovingkindness and truth iniquity is atoned for, And by the fear of the LORD one keeps away from evil.

66 By mercy and truth iniquity is purged: and by the fear of the LORD men depart from evil.

66 Wickedness is atoned for by loyalty and faithfulness, and one turns from evil by the fear of the Lord.

66 Iniquity is atoned for by gracious love and truth, and through fear of the LORD people turn from evil.

66 By mercy and love, truth and fidelity [to God and man -- "not by sacrificial offerings], iniquity is purged out of the heart, and by the reverent, worshipful fear of the Lord men depart from and avoid evil.

77 When a man's ways are pleasing to the LORD, He makes even his enemies to be at peace with him.

77 When a man's ways please the LORD, he maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him.

77 When a man's ways please the Lord, He makes even his enemies to be at peace with him.

77 When a person's ways please the LORD, even his enemies will be at peace with him.

77 When a man's ways please the Lord, He makes even his enemies to be at peace with him.

88 Better is a little with righteousness Than great income with injustice.

88 Better is a little with righteousness than great revenues without right.

88 Better a little with righteousness than great income with injustice.

88 A little gain with righteousness is better than great income without justice.

88 Better is a little with righteousness (uprightness in every area and relation and right standing with God) than great revenues with injustice.

99 The mind of man plans his way, But the LORD directs his steps.

99 A man's heart deviseth his way: but the LORD directeth his steps.

99 A man's heart plans his way, but the Lord determines his steps.

99 A person plans his way, but the LORD directs his steps.

99 A man's mind plans his way, but the Lord directs his steps and makes them sure.

1010 A divine decision is in the lips of the king; His mouth should not err in judgment.

1010 A divine sentence is in the lips of the king: his mouth transgresseth not in judgment.

1010 God's verdict is on the lips of a king; his mouth should not err in judgment.

1010 When a king is ready to speak officially, what he says should not err with respect to justice.

1010 Divinely directed decisions are on the lips of the king; his mouth should not transgress in judgment.

1111 A just balance and scales belong to the LORD; All the weights of the bag are His concern.

1111 A just weight and balance are the LORD'S: all the weights of the bag are his work.

1111 Honest balances and scales are the Lord's; all the weights in the bag are His concern.

1111 Honest scales and balances are from the LORD; he made all the weights in the bag.

1111 A just balance and scales are the Lord's; all the weights of the bag are His work [established on His eternal principles].

1212 It is an abomination for kings to commit wicked acts, For a throne is established on righteousness.

1212 It is an abomination to kings to commit wickedness: for the throne is established by righteousness.

1212 Wicked behavior is detestable to kings, since a throne is established through righteousness.

1212 Kings detest wrongdoing, for through righteousness the throne is established.

1212 It is an abomination [to God and men] for kings to commit wickedness, for a throne is established and made secure by righteousness (moral and spiritual rectitude in every area and relation).

1313 Righteous lips are the delight of kings, And he who speaks right is loved.

1313 Righteous lips are the delight of kings; and they love him that speaketh right.

1313 Righteous lips are a king's delight, and he loves one who speaks honestly.

1313 Kings take pleasure in righteous speech; they treasure a person who speaks what is upright.

1313 Right and just lips are the delight of a king, and he loves him who speaks what is right.

1414 The fury of a king is like messengers of death, But a wise man will appease it.

1414 The wrath of a king is as messengers of death: but a wise man will pacify it.

1414 A king's fury is a messenger of death, but a wise man appeases it.

1414 The king's wrath results in a death sentence, but whoever is wise will appease him.

1414 The wrath of a king is as messengers of death, but a wise man will pacify it.

1515 In the light of a king's face is life, And his favor is like a cloud with the spring rain.

1515 In the light of the king's countenance is life; and his favour is as a cloud of the latter rain.

1515 When a king's face lights up, there is life; his favor is like a cloud with spring rain.

1515 When a king is pleased, there is life, and his favor is like a cloud that brings spring rain.

1515 In the light of the king's countenance is life, and his favor is as a cloud bringing the spring rain.

1616 How much better it is to get wisdom than gold! And to get understanding is to be chosen above silver.

1616 How much better is it to get wisdom than gold! and to get understanding rather to be chosen than silver!

1616 Acquire wisdom- how much better it is than gold! And acquire understanding- it is preferable to silver.

1616 How much better than gaining gold is the acquisition of wisdom, the attainment of wisdom better than silver!

1616 How much better it is to get skillful and godly Wisdom than gold! And to get understanding is to be chosen rather than silver.

1717 The highway of the upright is to depart from evil; He who watches his way preserves his life.

1717 The highway of the upright is to depart from evil: he that keepeth his way preserveth his soul.

1717 The highway of the upright avoids evil; the one who guards his way protects his life.

1717 The road of the upright circumvents evil, and whoever watches how he lives preserves his life.

1717 The highway of the upright turns aside from evil; he who guards his way preserves his life.

1818 Pride goes before destruction, And a haughty spirit before stumbling.

1818 Pride goeth before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall.

1818 Pride comes before destruction, and an arrogant spirit before a fall.

1818 Pride precedes destruction; an arrogant spirit appears before a fall.

1818 Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.

1919 It is better to be humble in spirit with the lowly Than to divide the spoil with the proud.

1919 Better it is to be of an humble spirit with the lowly, than to divide the spoil with the proud.

1919 Better to be lowly of spirit with the humble than to divide plunder with the proud.

1919 Better to be humble among the poor, than to share what is stolen with the proud.

1919 Better it is to be of a humble spirit with the meek and poor than to divide the spoil with the proud.

2020 He who gives attention to the word will find good, And blessed is he who trusts in the LORD.

2020 He that handleth a matter wisely shall find good: and whoso trusteth in the LORD, happy is he.

2020 The one who understands a matter finds success, and the one who trusts in the Lord will be happy.

2020 Whoever listens to a word of instruction prospers, and anyone who trusts in the LORD is blessed.

2020 He who deals wisely and heeds [God's] word and counsel shall find good, and whoever leans on, trusts in, and is confident in the Lord -- "happy, blessed, and fortunate is he.

2121 The wise in heart will be called understanding, And sweetness of speech increases persuasiveness.

2121 The wise in heart shall be called prudent: and the sweetness of the lips increaseth learning.

2121 Anyone with a wise heart is called discerning, and pleasant speech increases learning.

2121 The wise-hearted person is told to be discerning, and that pleasant speech promotes instruction.

2121 The wise in heart are called prudent, understanding, and knowing, and winsome speech increases learning [in both speaker and listener].

2222 Understanding is a fountain of life to one who has it, But the discipline of fools is folly.

2222 Understanding is a wellspring of life unto him that hath it: but the instruction of fools is folly.

2222 Insight is a fountain of life for its possessor, but folly is the instruction of fools.

2222 Anyone who has understanding is a fountain of life, but foolishness brings punishment to fools.

2222 Understanding is a wellspring of life to those who have it, but to give instruction to fools is folly.

2323 The heart of the wise instructs his mouth And adds persuasiveness to his lips.

2323 The heart of the wise teacheth his mouth, and addeth learning to his lips.

2323 A wise heart instructs its mouth and increases learning with its speech.

2323 A wise person's thoughts control his words, and his speech promotes instruction.

2323 The mind of the wise instructs his mouth, and adds learning and persuasiveness to his lips.

2424 Pleasant words are a honeycomb, Sweet to the soul and healing to the bones.

2424 Pleasant words are as an honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and health to the bones.

2424 Pleasant words are a honeycomb: sweet to the taste and health to the body.

2424 Pleasant words are honey from a honeycomb sweet to the soul and healing for the body.

2424 Pleasant words are as a honeycomb, sweet to the mind and healing to the body.

Words Of Advice To A Wise Son

2525 There is a way which seems right to a man, But its end is the way of death.

2525 There is a way that seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death.

2525 There is a way that seems right to a man, but in the end it is the way of death.

2525 There is a road that seems right for a man to travel, but in the end it's the road to death.

2525 There is a way that seems right to a man and appears straight before him, but at the end of it is the way of death.

2626 A worker's appetite works for him, For his hunger urges him on.

2626 He that laboureth laboureth for himself; for his mouth craveth it of him.

2626 A worker's appetite works for him because his hunger urges him on.

2626 The appetite of the laborer motivates him; indeed, his hunger drives him on.

2626 The appetite of the laborer works for him, for [the need of] his mouth urges him on.

2727 A worthless man digs up evil, While his words are like scorching fire.

2727 An ungodly man diggeth up evil: and in his lips there is as a burning fire.

2727 A worthless man digs up evil, and his speech is like a scorching fire.

2727 A worthless person concocts evil gossip his lips are like a burning fire.

2727 A worthless man devises and digs up mischief, and in his lips there is as a scorching fire.

2828 A perverse man spreads strife, And a slanderer separates intimate friends.

2828 A froward man soweth strife: and a whisperer separateth chief friends.

2828 A contrary man spreads conflict, and a gossip separates friends.

2828 A deceitful man stirs dissension, and anyone who gossips separates friends.

2828 A perverse man sows strife, and a whisperer separates close friends.

2929 A man of violence entices his neighbor And leads him in a way that is not good.

2929 A violent man enticeth his neighbour, and leadeth him into the way that is not good.

2929 A violent man lures his neighbor, leading him in a way that is not good.

2929 A violent man entices his companion and leads him on a path that is not good.

2929 The exceedingly grasping, covetous, and violent man entices his neighbor, leading him in a way that is not good.

3030 He who winks his eyes does so to devise perverse things; He who compresses his lips brings evil to pass.

3030 He shutteth his eyes to devise froward things: moving his lips he bringeth evil to pass.

3030 The one who narrows his eyes is planning deceptions; the one who compresses his lips brings about evil.

3030 Whoever winks knowingly is plotting deceit; anyone who purses his lips is bent towards evil.

3030 He who shuts his eyes to devise perverse things and who compresses his lips [as if in concealment] brings evil to pass.

3131 A gray head is a crown of glory; It is found in the way of righteousness.

3131 The hoary head is a crown of glory, if it be found in the way of righteousness.

3131 Gray hair is a glorious crown; it is found in the way of righteousness.

3131 Gray hair is a crown of glory; it is obtained by following a righteous path.

3131 The hoary head is a crown of beauty and glory if it is found in the way of righteousness (moral and spiritual rectitude in every area and relation).

3232 He who is slow to anger is better than the mighty, And he who rules his spirit, than he who captures a city.

3232 He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty; and he that ruleth his spirit than he that taketh a city.

3232 Patience is better than power, and controlling one's temper, than capturing a city.

3232 Whoever controls his temper is better than a warrior, and anyone who has control of his spirit is better than someone who captures a city.

3232 He who is slow to anger is better than the mighty, he who rules his [own] spirit than he who takes a city.

3333 The lot is cast into the lap, But its every decision is from the LORD.

3333 The lot is cast into the lap; but the whole disposing thereof is of the LORD.

3333 The lot is cast into the lap, but its every decision is from the Lord.

3333 The dice is cast into someone's lap, but the outcome is from the LORD.

3333 The lot is cast into the lap, but the decision is wholly of the Lord [even the events that seem accidental are really ordered by Him].



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