Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Prepare plans by consultation, And make war by wise guidance.

King James Version

Every purpose is established by counsel: and with good advice make war.

Holman Bible

Finalize plans through counsel, and wage war with sound guidance.

International Standard Version

Make plans by seeking advice; make war by obtaining guidance.

A Conservative Version

Every purpose is established by counsel, and by wise guidance make thou war.

American Standard Version

Every purpose is established by counsel; And by wise guidance make thou war.

Amplified

Purposes and plans are established by counsel; and [only] with good advice make or carry on war.

Bible in Basic English

Every purpose is put into effect by wise help: and by wise guiding make war.

Darby Translation

Plans are established by counsel; and with good advice make war.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Every thought must be ordered by counsel, and with intelligence war is made.

Julia Smith Translation

The purpose shall be prepared by counsel, and with guidance make war.

King James 2000

Every purpose is established by counsel: and with good advice wage war.

Lexham Expanded Bible

A plan will be established by advice, and with guidance make war.

Modern King James verseion

Purposes are established by counsel; and with good advice make war.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Through counsel the things that men devise go forward; and with discretion ought wars to be taken in hand.

NET Bible

Plans are established by counsel, so make war with guidance.

New Heart English Bible

Plans are established by advice; by wise guidance you wage war.

The Emphasized Bible

Plans - by counsel, shalt thou establish, and, with concerted measures, make thou war.

Webster

Every purpose is established by counsel: and with good advice make war.

World English Bible

Plans are established by advice; by wise guidance you wage war!

Youngs Literal Translation

Purposes by counsel thou dost establish, And with plans make thou war.

Interlinear

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

כּוּן 
Kuwn 
Usage: 217

by counsel
עצה 
`etsah 
Usage: 88

and with good advice
תּחבּוּלה תּחבּלה 
Tachbulah 
Usage: 6


do , make , wrought , deal , commit , offer , execute , keep , shew , prepare , work , do so , perform , get , dress , maker , maintain ,
Usage: 0

Verse Info

Context Readings

Foolproof Instructions

17 Bread obtained by falsehood is sweet to a man, But afterward his mouth will be filled with gravel. 18 Prepare plans by consultation, And make war by wise guidance. 19 He who goes about as a slanderer reveals secrets, Therefore do not associate with a gossip.



Cross References

Proverbs 24:6

For by wise guidance you will wage war, And in abundance of counselors there is victory.

Proverbs 15:22

Without consultation, plans are frustrated, But with many counselors they succeed.

Luke 14:31

"Or what king, when he sets out to meet another king in battle, will not first sit down and consider whether he is strong enough with ten thousand men to encounter the one coming against him with twenty thousand?

Proverbs 11:14

Where there is no guidance the people fall, But in abundance of counselors there is victory.

Judges 1:1-2

Now it came about after the death of Joshua that the sons of Israel inquired of the LORD, saying, "Who shall go up first for us against the Canaanites, to fight against them?"

Judges 9:29

"Would, therefore, that this people were under my authority! Then I would remove Abimelech." And he said to Abimelech, "Increase your army and come out."

Judges 20:7

"Behold, all you sons of Israel, give your advice and counsel here."

Judges 20:18

Now the sons of Israel arose, went up to Bethel, and inquired of God and said, "Who shall go up first for us to battle against the sons of Benjamin?" Then the LORD said, "Judah shall go up first."

Judges 20:23

The sons of Israel went up and wept before the LORD until evening, and inquired of the LORD, saying, "Shall we again draw near for battle against the sons of my brother Benjamin?" And the LORD said, "Go up against him."

Judges 20:26-28

Then all the sons of Israel and all the people went up and came to Bethel and wept; thus they remained there before the LORD and fasted that day until evening. And they offered burnt offerings and peace offerings before the LORD.

2 Samuel 2:26-27

Then Abner called to Joab and said, "Shall the sword devour forever? Do you not know that it will be bitter in the end? How long will you refrain from telling the people to turn back from following their brothers?"

2 Chronicles 25:17-23

Then Amaziah king of Judah took counsel and sent to Joash the son of Jehoahaz the son of Jehu, the king of Israel, saying, "Come, let us face each other."

Proverbs 25:8

Do not go out hastily to argue your case; Otherwise, what will you do in the end, When your neighbor humiliates you?



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