Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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 a man’s ways 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 man’s way is right in his own eyes,
But the Lord weighs and examines the hearts [of people and their motives].

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.

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.

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

in his own eyes
עין 
`ayin 
Usage: 372

but the Lord

Usage: 0

תּכן 
Takan 
Usage: 18

References

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

1 Streams of water [are] the heart of a king in the hand of Yahweh; {wherever} he will desire, he will turn. 2 Every way of a man is upright in his [own] eyes, but Yahweh weighs hearts. 3 Doing righteousness and justice is [more] acceptable to Yahweh than sacrifice.



Cross References

Proverbs 16:2

All the ways of a man [are] pure in his own eyes, but Yahweh weighs the spirit.

Proverbs 24:12

if you say, "Look, we do not know this," does not he who weighs hearts perceive [it]? And he who keeps your soul, he knows and will repay humankind according to his deeds.

Luke 16:15

And he said to them, "You are the ones who justify themselves in the sight of men, but God knows your hearts! For [what is] [considered] exalted among men [is] an abomination in the sight of God.

1 Samuel 16:7

But Yahweh said to Samuel, "Do not look at his appearance or at the height of his stature, because I have rejected him. For [God does] not [see] what man sees, for a man {looks on the outward appearance}, but Yahweh {looks on the heart}."

Psalm 36:2

For he flatters himself in his eyes, hating to detect his iniquity.

Proverbs 16:25

There is a way [that seems] upright {to} a man, but its end [is] the way of death.

Proverbs 20:6

Many a person will proclaim his loyalty [for] himself, but a man [who is] trustworthy, who can find?

Proverbs 30:12

[There is] a generation [that is] pure in its own eyes, but from its filthiness it will not be cleansed.

Jeremiah 17:10

I, Yahweh, examine [the] {mind}, test [the] {heart}, and give to each one according to his way, according to the fruit of his deeds.

Luke 18:11-12

The Pharisee stood [and] prayed these [things] with reference to himself: 'God, I give thanks to you that I am not like other people--swindlers, unrighteous [people], adulterers, or even like this tax collector!

John 2:24-25

But Jesus himself did not entrust himself to them, because he knew all [people],

Galatians 6:3

For if anyone thinks he is something [although he] is nothing, he is deceiving himself.

James 1:22

But be doers of the message and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves,

Revelation 2:23

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

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