Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

Purposes by counsel thou dost establish, And with plans 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.

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.

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!

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 Sweet to a man is the bread of falsehood, And afterwards is his mouth filled with gravel. 18 Purposes by counsel thou dost establish, And with plans make thou war. 19 A revealer of secret counsels is the busybody, And for a deceiver with his lips make not thyself surety.



Cross References

Proverbs 24:6

For by plans thou makest for thyself war, And deliverance is in a multitude of counsellors.

Proverbs 15:22

Without counsel is the making void of purposes, And in a multitude of counsellors it is established.

Luke 14:31

'Or what king going on to engage with another king in war, doth not, having sat down, first consult if he be able with ten thousand to meet him who with twenty thousand is coming against him?

Proverbs 11:14

Without counsels do a people fall, And deliverance is in a multitude of counsellors.

Judges 1:1-2

And it cometh to pass, after the death of Joshua, that the sons of Israel ask at Jehovah, saying, 'Who doth go up for us unto the Canaanite, at the commencement, to fight against it?'

Judges 9:29

and oh that this people were in my hand -- then I turn Abimelech aside;' and he saith to Abimelech, 'Increase thy host, and come out.'

Judges 20:7

lo, ye are all sons of Israel; give for you a word and counsel here.'

Judges 20:18

And they rise and go up to Beth-El, and ask of God, and the sons of Israel say, 'Who doth go up for us at the commencement to battle with the sons of Benjamin?' and Jehovah saith, 'Judah -- at the commencement.'

Judges 20:23

And the sons of Israel go up and weep before Jehovah till the evening, and ask of Jehovah, saying, 'Do I add to draw nigh to battle with the sons of Benjamin, my brother?' And Jehovah saith, 'Go up against him.'

Judges 20:26-28

And all the sons of Israel go up, even all the people, and come in to Beth-El, and weep, and sit there before Jehovah, and fast on that day till the evening, and cause to ascend burnt-offerings and peace-offerings before Jehovah.

2 Samuel 2:26-27

and Abner calleth unto Joab, and saith, 'For ever doth the sword consume? hast thou not known that it is bitterness in the latter end? and till when dost thou not say to the people to turn back from after their brethren?'

2 Chronicles 25:17-23

And Amaziah king of Judah taketh counsel, and sendeth unto Joash son of Jehoahaz, son of Jehu, king of Israel, saying,

Proverbs 25:8

Go not forth to strive, haste, turn, What dost thou in its latter end, When thy neighbour causeth thee to blush?

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