Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Every man's way is right in his own eyes, But the LORD weighs the hearts.

King James Version

Every way of a man is right in his own eyes: but the LORD pondereth the hearts.

Holman Bible

All the ways of a man seem right to him, but the Lord evaluates the motives.

International Standard Version

Every man's lifestyle is proper in his own view, but the LORD weighs the heart.

A Conservative Version

Every way of a man is right in his own eyes, but LORD weighs the hearts.

American Standard Version

Every way of a man is right in his own eyes; But Jehovah weigheth the hearts.

Amplified

Every way of a man is right in his own eyes, but the Lord weighs and tries the hearts.

Bible in Basic English

Every way of a man seems right to himself, but the Lord is the tester of hearts.

Darby Translation

Every way of a man is right in his own eyes; but Jehovah weigheth the hearts.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Every way of a man is right in his own eyes: but the LORD weighs the hearts.

Julia Smith Translation

Every way of a man right in his eyes: and Jehovah will prepare hearts.

King James 2000

Every way of a man is right in his own eyes: but the LORD weighs the hearts.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Every way of a man is upright in his [own] eyes, but Yahweh weighs hearts.

Modern King James verseion

Every way of a man is right in his own eyes, but Jehovah ponders the hearts.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Every man thinketh his own way to be right; but the LORD judgeth the hearts.

NET Bible

All of a person's ways seem right in his own opinion, but the Lord evaluates the motives.

New Heart English Bible

Every way of a man is right in his own eyes, but the LORD weighs the hearts.

The Emphasized Bible

Every way of a man, may be right in his own eyes, but, he that testeth hearts, is Yahweh.

Webster

Every way of a man is right in his own eyes: but the LORD pondereth the hearts.

World English Bible

Every way of a man is right in his own eyes, but Yahweh weighs the hearts.

Youngs Literal Translation

Every way of a man is right in his own eyes, And Jehovah is pondering hearts.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

of a man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

עין 
`ayin 
Usage: 372

but the Lord

Usage: 0

תּכן 
Takan 
Usage: 18

References

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

1 The king's heart is like channels of water in the hand of the LORD; He turns it wherever He wishes. 2 Every man's way is right in his own eyes, But the LORD weighs the hearts. 3 To do righteousness and justice Is desired by the LORD more than sacrifice.



Cross References

Proverbs 16:2

All the ways of a man are clean in his own sight, But the LORD weighs the motives.

Proverbs 24:12

If you say, "See, we did not know this," Does He not consider it who weighs the hearts? And does He not know it who keeps your soul? And will He not render to man according to his work?

Luke 16:15

And He said to them, "You are those who justify yourselves in the sight of men, but God knows your hearts; for that which is highly esteemed among men is detestable in the sight of God.

1 Samuel 16:7

But the LORD said to Samuel, "Do not look at his appearance or at the height of his stature, because I have rejected him; for God sees not as man sees, for man looks at the outward appearance, but the LORD looks at the heart."

Psalm 36:2

For it flatters him in his own eyes Concerning the discovery of his iniquity and the hatred of it.

Proverbs 16:25

There is a way which seems right to a man, But its end is the way of death.

Proverbs 20:6

Many a man proclaims his own loyalty, But who can find a trustworthy man?

Proverbs 30:12

There is a kind who is pure in his own eyes, Yet is not washed from his filthiness.

Jeremiah 17:10

"I, the LORD, search the heart, I test the mind, Even to give to each man according to his ways, According to the results of his deeds.

Luke 18:11-12

"The Pharisee stood and was praying this to himself: 'God, I thank You that I am not like other people: swindlers, unjust, adulterers, or even like this tax collector.

John 2:24-25

But Jesus, on His part, was not entrusting Himself to them, for He knew all men,

Galatians 6:3

For if anyone thinks he is something when he is nothing, he deceives himself.

James 1:22

But prove yourselves doers of the word, and not merely hearers who delude themselves.

Revelation 2:23

'And I will kill her children with pestilence, and all the churches will know that I am He who searches the minds and hearts; and I will give to each one of you according to your deeds.



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