Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

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

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 with 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.

Amplified


Plans are established by counsel;
So make war [only] with wise guidance.

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.

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

and with good advice
תּחבּוּלה תּחבּלה 
Tachbulah 
Usage: 6

Verse Info

Context Readings

Foolproof Instructions

17 Bread of falsehood is sweet to a man; But afterwards his mouth shall be filled with gravel. 18 Every purpose is established by counsel; And by wise guidance make thou war. 19 He that goeth about as a tale-bearer revealeth secrets; Therefore company not with him that openeth wide his lips.



Cross References

Proverbs 24:6

For by wise guidance thou shalt make thy war; And in the multitude of counsellors there is safety.

Proverbs 15:22

Where there is no counsel, purposes are disappointed; But in the multitude of counsellors they are established.

Luke 14:31

Or what king, as he goeth to encounter another king in war, will not sit down first and take counsel whether he is able with ten thousand to meet him that cometh against him with twenty thousand?

Proverbs 11:14

Where no wise guidance is, the people falleth; But in the multitude of counsellors there is safety.

Judges 1:1-2

And it came to pass after the death of Joshua, that the children of Israel asked of Jehovah, saying, Who shall go up for us first against the Canaanites, to fight against them?

Judges 9:29

And would that this people were under my hand! then would I remove Abimelech. And he said to Abimelech, Increase thine army, and come out.

Judges 20:7

Behold, ye children of Israel, all of you, give here your advice and counsel.

Judges 20:18

And the children of Israel arose, and went up to Beth-el, and asked counsel of God; and they said, Who shall go up for us first to battle against the children of Benjamin? And Jehovah said, Judah'shall go up first.

Judges 20:23

And the children of Israel went up and wept before Jehovah until even; and they asked of Jehovah, saying, Shall I again draw nigh to battle against the children of Benjamin my brother? And Jehovah said, Go up against him.

Judges 20:26-28

Then all the children of Israel, and all the people, went up, and came unto Beth-el, and wept, and sat there before Jehovah, and fasted that day until even; and they offered burnt-offerings and peace-offerings before Jehovah.

2 Samuel 2:26-27

Then Abner called to Joab, and said, Shall the sword devour for ever? knowest thou not that it will be bitterness in the latter end? how long shall it be then, ere thou bid the people return from following their brethren?

2 Chronicles 25:17-23

Then Amaziah king of Judah took advice, and sent to Joash, the son of Jehoahaz the son of Jehu, king of Israel, saying, Come, let us look one another in the face.

Proverbs 25:8

Go not forth hastily to strive, Lest thou know not what to do in the end thereof, When thy neighbor hath put thee to shame.

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