Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

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.

American Standard 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.

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 Every man liketh the bread that is gotten in deceit; but at the last his mouth shall be filled with gravel. 18 Through counsel the things that men devise go forward; and with discretion ought wars to be taken in hand. 19 Meddle not with him that betrayeth secrets, and is a slanderer, and deceiveth with his lips.



Cross References

Proverbs 24:6

For with discretion must wars be taken in hand, and whereas are many that can give counsel, there is the victory.

Proverbs 15:22

Unadvised thoughts shall come to naught; but whereas are men that can give counsel, there is steadfastness.

Luke 14:31

Or what king goeth to make battle against another king, and sitteth not down first, and casteth in his mind, whether he be able with ten thousand to meet him that cometh against him with twenty thousand,

Proverbs 11:14

Where no good counsel is, there the people decay; but whereas are many that can give counsel, there is wealth.

Judges 1:1-2

After the death of Joshua, the children of Israel asked the LORD, saying, "Who shall go up first unto the Cananites to fight against them?"

Judges 9:29

Would God this people were under my hand, then I would take Abimelech out of the way." And one said unto Abimelech, "Make thine host greater and go out."

Judges 20:7

Behold, ye are all children of Israel. See therefore and give your advice in the case."

Judges 20:18

And the children of Israel arose and went up to Bethel, and asked of God, who should begin the battle against the children of Benjamin, and the LORD said, "Judah shall begin."

Judges 20:23

but they went first up and wept before the LORD unto evening, and asked of the LORD saying, "Shall we go again to battle against the children of Benjamin, our brethren?"

Judges 20:26-28

Then the children of Israel and all the people went up and came unto Bethel, and wept and sat there before the LORD, and fasted the same day unto evening, and 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 without end? Knowest thou not that bitterness is wont to come in the latter end? How long shall it be, 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 and said, "Come, and let us see each other."

Proverbs 25:8

Be not hasty to go to the law, lest thou knowest not what to do when thy neighbor hath confounded thee.

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