Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

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

and with good advice
תּחבּוּלה תּחבּלה 
Tachbulah 
Usage: 6

Verse Info

Context Readings

Foolproof Instructions

17 Food gained by fraud is sweet to a man,
but afterward his mouth is full of gravel.
18 Finalize plans with counsel,
and wage war with sound guidance.
19 The one who reveals secrets is a constant gossip;
avoid someone with a big mouth.



Cross References

Proverbs 24:6

for you should wage war with sound guidance—
victory comes with many counselors.

Proverbs 15:22

Plans fail when there is no counsel,
but with many advisers they succeed.

Luke 14:31

“Or what king, going to war against another king, will not first sit down and decide if he is able with 10,000 to oppose the one who comes against him with 20,000?

Proverbs 11:14

Without guidance, people fall,
but with many counselors there is deliverance.

Judges 1:1-2

After the death of Joshua, the Israelites inquired of the Lord, “Who will be the first to fight for us against the Canaanites?”

Judges 9:29

If only these people were in my power, I would remove Abimelech.” So he said to Abimelech, “Gather your army and come out.”

Judges 20:7

Look, all of you are Israelites. Give your judgment and verdict here and now.”

Judges 20:18

They set out, went to Bethel, and inquired of God. The Israelites asked, “Who is to go first to fight for us against the Benjaminites?”And the Lord answered, “Judah will be first.”

Judges 20:23

They went up, wept before the Lord until evening, and inquired of Him: “Should we again fight against our brothers the Benjaminites?”And the Lord answered: “Fight against them.”

Judges 20:26-28

The whole Israelite army went to Bethel where they wept and sat before the Lord. They fasted that day until evening and offered burnt offerings and fellowship offerings to the Lord.

2 Samuel 2:26-27

Then Abner called out to Joab: “Must the sword devour forever? Don’t you realize this will only end in bitterness? How long before you tell the troops to stop pursuing their brothers?”

2 Chronicles 25:17-23

King Amaziah of Judah took counsel and sent word to Jehoash son of Jehoahaz, son of Jehu, king of Israel, saying, “Come, let us meet face to face.”

Proverbs 25:8

Don’t take a matter to court hastily.
Otherwise, what will you do afterward
if your opponent humiliates you?

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