Parallel Verses

World English Bible

All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes; but Yahweh weighs the motives.

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

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

International Standard Version

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

A Conservative Version

All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes, but LORD weighs the spirits.

American Standard Version

All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes; But Jehovah weigheth the spirits.

Amplified

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).

Bible in Basic English

All a man's ways are clean to himself; but the Lord puts men's spirits into his scales.

Darby Translation

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes, but the LORD weighs the spirits.

Julia Smith Translation

All the ways of man are clean in his eyes, and Jehovah tried the spirits.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

All the ways of a man [are] pure in his own eyes, but Yahweh weighs the spirit.

Modern King James verseion

All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes, but Jehovah weighs the spirits.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

A man thinketh all his ways to be clean; but it is the LORD that fashioneth the minds.

NET Bible

All a person's ways seem right in his own opinion, but the Lord evaluates the motives.

New Heart English Bible

All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes; but the LORD weighs the motives.

The Emphasized Bible

All the ways of a man, may be pure in his own eyes, but, he that testeth spirits, is Yahweh.

Webster

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

Youngs Literal Translation

All the ways of a man are pure in his own eyes, And Jehovah is pondering the spirits.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
All the ways
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

of a man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

זך 
Zak 
Usage: 11

in his own eyes
עין 
`ayin 
Usage: 372

but the Lord

Usage: 0

תּכן 
Takan 
Usage: 18

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

1 The plans of the heart belong to man, but the answer of the tongue is from Yahweh. 2 All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes; but Yahweh weighs the motives. 3 Commit your deeds to Yahweh, and your plans shall succeed.



Cross References

1 Samuel 16:7

But Yahweh said to Samuel, "Don't look on his face, or on the height of his stature; because I have rejected him: for [Yahweh sees] not as man sees; for man looks at the outward appearance, but Yahweh looks at the heart."

Proverbs 21:2

Every way of a man is right in his own eyes, but Yahweh weighs the hearts.

Proverbs 24:12

If you say, "Behold, we didn't know this;" doesn't he who weighs the hearts consider it? He who keeps your soul, doesn't he know it? Shall he not render to every man according to his work?

Proverbs 30:12

There is a generation that is pure in their own eyes, yet are not washed from their filthiness.

Daniel 5:27

TEKEL; you are weighed in the balances, and are found wanting.

1 Samuel 15:13-14

Samuel came to Saul; and Saul said to him, "You are blessed by Yahweh! I have performed the commandment of Yahweh."

Psalm 36:2

For he flatters himself in his own eyes, too much to detect and hate his sin.

Proverbs 5:21

For the ways of man are before the eyes of Yahweh. He examines all his paths.

Proverbs 16:25

There is a way which seems right to a man, but in the end it leads to death.

Isaiah 26:7

The way of the just is uprightness. You who are upright make the path of the righteous level.

Jeremiah 2:22-23

For though you wash yourself with lye, and use much soap, yet your iniquity is marked before me," says the Lord Yahweh.

Jeremiah 17:10

I, Yahweh, search the mind, I try the heart, even to give every man according to his ways, according to the fruit of his doings.

Luke 16:15

He said to them, "You are those who justify yourselves in the sight of men, but God knows your hearts. For that which is exalted among men is an abomination in the sight of God.

Luke 18:9-11

He spoke also this parable to certain people who were convinced of their own righteousness, and who despised all others.

Romans 7:7-9

What shall we say then? Is the law sin? May it never be! However, I wouldn't have known sin, except through the law. For I wouldn't have known coveting, unless the law had said, "You shall not covet."

Revelation 2:18

"To the angel of the assembly in Thyatira write: "The Son of God, who has his eyes like a flame of fire, and his feet are like burnished brass, says these things:

Revelation 2:23

I will kill her children with Death, and all the assemblies will know that I am he who searches the minds and hearts. I will give to each one of you according to your deeds.

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