22 Prudence is a fountain of life to the prudent,(AH)    but folly brings punishment to fools. (AA), 18 Pride(AB) goes before destruction,    a haughty spirit(AC) before a fall.(AD). Commit to the LORD whatever you do, and he will establish your plans. The tongue of the wise adorns knowledge, but the mouth of the fool gushes folly. Proverbs 16:16-17 New International Version (NIV) 16 How much better to get wisdom than gold, to get insight rather than silver! (, California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. Honest scales and balances belong to the LORD; all the weights in the bag are of his making. ESV 1 The plans of the heart belong to man, but the answer of the tongue is from the LORD. When the LORD takes pleasure in anyone’s way, he causes their enemies to make peace with them. 19 Better to be lowly in spirit along with the oppressed    than to share plunder with the proud. A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. 9 In their hearts humans plan their course, but the Lord establishes their steps.(. (T), 14 A king’s wrath is a messenger of death,(U)    but the wise will appease it. 16 How much better to get wisdom than gold, to get insight rather than silver! Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. (A), 2 All a person’s ways seem pure to them,(B)    but motives are weighed(C) by the Lord. Proverbs 26. 4 The Lord works out everything to its proper end- even the wicked for a day of disaster. 17 The highway of the upright avoids evil; those who guard their ways preserve their lives. All the ways of a man are pure in his own eyes, And Jehovah is pondering the spirits. Whoever winks with their eye is plotting perversity; whoever purses their lips is bent on evil. Proverbs 16 New International Version (NIV) 16 To humans belong the plans of the heart, but from the Lord comes the proper answer of the tongue. Proverbs 16 King James Version (KJV) 16 The preparations of the heart in man, and the answer of the tongue, is from the Lord. NIV 1 To humans belong the plans of the heart, but from the LORD comes the proper answer of the tongue. 1. NIV 1 To humans belong the plans of the heart, but from the LORD comes the proper answer of the tongue. There is a way that appears to be right, but in the end it leads to death. P) 10 The lips of a king speak as an oracle, and his mouth does not betray justice.(. 4 The Lord works out everything to its proper end— even the wicked for a day of disaster. The eyes of the LORD are everywhere, keeping watch on the wicked and the good. Proverbs 17 Chapter 16 Verse 1 As we read this, it teaches us a great truth, that we are not sufficient of ourselves to think or speak any thing of ourselves that is wise and good, but that all our sufficiency is of God, who is with the heart and with the mouth, and works in us both to will and to do, Phil. A fool spurns a parent’s discipline, but whoever heeds correction shows prudence. Copyright © 2021, Bible Study Tools. and on their lips it is like a scorching fire. one with self-control than one who takes a city. of The LORD detests all the proud of heart. Of man [are] arrangements of the heart, And from Jehovah an answer of the tongue. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica. Proverbs 21:2 Every way of a man is right in his own eyes: but the LORD ponders the hearts. Proverbs 16:16 : Ps 49:20. 3 Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and he will establish your plans. 30 Whoever winks(AT) with their eye is plotting perversity;    whoever purses their lips is bent on evil. Salem Media Group. Try it free for 30 days. Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by … NIV 3 Commit to the LORD whatever you do, and he will establish your plans. 22 Prudence is a fountain of life to the prudent, but folly brings punishment to fools. 5 The L ORD detests all the proud of heart. A king’s wrath is a messenger of death, but the wise will appease it. 26 The appetite of laborers works for them;    their hunger drives them on. (AR), 29 A violent person entices their neighbor    and leads them down a path that is not good.(AS). Proverbs 16. A violent person entices their neighbor and leads them down a path that is not good. 20 Whoever gives heed to instruction prospers,[a](AE)    and blessed is the one who trusts in the Lord. 16 To humans belong the plans of the heart, . (Q), 11 Honest scales and balances belong to the Lord;    all the weights in the bag are of his making. NIV, Storyline Bible, Comfort Print: Each Story Plays a Part. (I), 6 Through love and faithfulness sin is atoned for;    through the fear of the Lord(J) evil is avoided. but from the Lord comes the proper answer of the tongue. 17 The highway of the upright avoids evil; … 3 Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and he will establish your plans. Gracious words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones. Proverbs 16:1 Parallel. A perverse person stirs up conflict, and a gossip separates close friends. 16 To humans belong the plans of the heart, but from the Lord comes the proper answer of the tongue. Commentary . (V), 15 When a king’s face brightens, it means life;(W)    his favor is like a rain cloud in spring. (H)    Be sure of this: They will not go unpunished. All a person’s ways seem pure to them, but motives are weighed by the LORD. Prudence is a fountain of life to the prudent, but folly brings punishment to fools. To humans belong the plans of the heart, but from the LORD comes the proper answer of the tongue. New International Version Proverbs 16 1 To humans belong the plans of the heart, but from the LORD comes the proper answer of the tongue. Proverbs 16 NIV Parallel NLT [BSB CSB ESV HCS KJV ISV NAS NET NIV NLT HEB] New International Version: New Living Translation: 1 To humans belong the plans of the heart, but from the LORD comes the proper answer of the tongue. it is attained in the way of righteousness. 2. All rights reserved worldwide. Proverbs 16:24 in all English translations Bible Gateway Recommends NIV, Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, Red Letter Edition: Bringing to Life the Ancient World of Scripture Proud member w. 3 Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and he will establish your plans. Better a patient person than a warrior, one with self-control than one who takes a city. those who guard their ways preserve their lives. (M), 8 Better a little with righteousness    than much gain(N) with injustice. (K), 7 When the Lord takes pleasure in anyone’s way,    he causes their enemies to make peace(L) with them. Proverbs 25 Proverbs 27 Proverbs 26 New International Version (NIV) 26 Like snow in summer or rain in harvest, honor is not fitting for a fool. all the weights in the bag are of his making. New International Version (NIV). 1 To humans belong the plans of the heart, but from the LORD comes the proper answer of the tongue. 1 To humans belong the plans of the heart, but from the LORD comes the proper answer of the tongue. 3. Proverbs 16 NKJV Parallel NIV [BSB CSB ESV HCS KJV ISV NAS NET NIV NLT HEB] New King James Version: New International Version: 1 The preparations of the heart belong to man, But the answer of the tongue is from the LORD. x. The lot is cast into the lap, but its every decision is from the LORD. 15 When a king’s face brightens, it means life; his favor is like a rain cloud in spring. (Z), 17 The highway of the upright avoids evil;    those who guard their ways preserve their lives. 3 Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and he will establish your plans. Be sure of this: They will not go unpunished. Proverbs 16:1–2 To humans belong the plans of the heart, but from the Lord comes the proper answer of the tongue. Saying 20 Do not envy the wicked, do not desire their company; for their hearts plot violence, and their lips talk about making trouble. All rights reserved worldwide. ESV 2 All the ways of a man are pure in his own eyes, but the LORD weighs the spirit. To humans belong the plans of the heart, but from the LORD comes the proper answer of the tongue. Proverbs 30:12 There is a generation that are pure in their own eyes, and yet is not washed from their filthiness. (D), 3 Commit to the Lord whatever you do,    and he will establish your plans. 31 Gray hair is a crown of splendor;(AU)    it is attained in the way of righteousness. In their hearts humans plan their course, but the LORD establishes their steps. 2 All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes; bu 2 All a person's ways seem pure to them, but motives are weighed by the LORD. The wise in heart are called discerning, and gracious words promote instruction. (AL), 25 There is a way that appears to be right,(AM)    but in the end it leads to death.(AN). How much better to get wisdom than gold, to get insight rather than silver! 16 1 To humans belong the plans of the heart, but from the Lord comes the proper answer of the tongue. All rights reserved. Clarke's Commentary on the Bible. z Clarke's Commentary on the Bible. 4 The Lord works out everything to its proper end— even the wicked for a day of disaster. 23 The hearts of the wise make their mouths prudent, and their lips promote instruction. 17 The highway of the upright avoids evil; those who guard their ways preserve their lives. NIV 2 All a person’s ways seem pure to them, but motives are weighed by the LORD. Try it free for 30 days. (X), 16 How much better to get wisdom than gold,    to get insight(Y) rather than silver! (AP), 28 A perverse person stirs up conflict,(AQ)    and a gossip separates close friends. Proverbs 16:25 There is a way that seems right to a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death. Proverbs 16 New International Version 1 To humans belong the plans of the heart, but from the Lord comes the proper answer of the tongue. 2 All a person's ways seem pure to them, but motives are weighed by the Lord. 2:13 ; Ps. Kings detest wrongdoing, for a throne is established through righteousness. Saying 22 The wise prevail through great power, and those who have knowledge muster their strength. Update. (. Proverbs 16 ESV Parallel NIV [BSB CSB ESV HCS KJV ISV NAS NET NIV NLT HEB] English Standard Version: New International Version: 1 The plans of the heart belong to man, but the answer of the tongue is from the LORD. 10:17 . See How They All Connect. In their hearts humans plan their course, but the LORD establishes their steps. x 4 The Lord works out everything to its proper end y — even the wicked for a day of disaster. (E), 4 The Lord works out everything to its proper end(F)—    even the wicked for a day of disaster. Man proposes his wishes; but God answers as he thinks proper. The preparations of the heart in man - The Hebrew is לאדם מערכי לב leadam maarchey leb, which is, literally, "To man are the dispositions of the heart; but from the Lord is the answer of the tongue." 1 We can make our own plans, but the LORD gives the right answer. Through love and faithfulness sin is atoned for; through the fear of the LORD evil is avoided. # 16:21 Or words make a person persuasive. ( A) rather than silver! Whoever gives heed to instruction prospers. w. 3 Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and he will establish your plans. All a person’s ways seem pure to them, but motives are weighed by the L ORD. ( B) Read full chapter. NIV®. The appetite of laborers works for them; their hunger drives them on. Scripture quoted by permission. Sign up for these short lessons that answer basic questions about the Bible, S 2Ch 20:20; S Ps 20:4; 37:5-6; S Pr 3:5-6, Ps 105:15; Jer 39:12; 40:1; 42:12; Da 1:9, S Est 5:12; Pr 11:2; S 15:33; 18:12; 29:23, S Ps 32:10; 40:4; Pr 19:8; 29:25; Jer 17:7, NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Acts, Comfort Print, NIV, Biblical Theology Study Bible, Comfort Print: Follow God’s Redemptive Plan as It Unfolds throughout Scripture, NIV, Story of Jesus: Experience the Life of Jesus as One Seamless Story, NIV, The Story: The Bible as One Continuing Story of God and His People. Quotations designated (NIV) are from THE HOLY BIBLE: NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®. 2 All a person’s ways seem pure to them, but motives are weighed by the Lord. 7 When the L ORD takes pleasure in anyone’s way, he causes their enemies to make peace with them. but the wise will appease it. 2 Like a fluttering sparrow or a darting swallow, an undeserved curse does not come to rest. All a man's ways seem innocent to him, but motives are weighed by the LORD. t. 2 All a person’s ways seem pure to them, u. but motives are weighed v by the Lord. 3 A whip for the horse, a bridle for the donkey, and a rod for the backs of fools! A scoundrel plots evil, and on their lips it is like a scorching fire. 21 The wise in heart are called discerning, and gracious words promote instruction. 18 Pride goes before destruction, a haughty spirit before a fall. whoever purses their lips is bent on evil. When a king’s face brightens, it means life; his favor is like a rain cloud in spring. 2 All a person’s ways seem pure to them, but motives are weighed by the LORD. Article Images Copyright © 2021 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. NIV 1 To humans belong the plans of the heart, but from the LORD comes the proper answer of the tongue. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. Saying 21 By wisdom a house is built, and through understanding it is established; through knowledge its rooms are filled with rare and beautiful treasures. Better a little with righteousness than much gain with injustice. Proverbs 16. An integrated digital Bible study library - including complete notes from the NIV Study Bible and the NKJV MacArthur Study Bible - is just a step away! Cross references. Proverbs 16 :: New International Version (NIV) To humans belong the plans of the heart, but from the L ORD comes the proper answer of the tongue. 6 Through love and faithfulness sin is atoned for; through the fear of the L ORD evil is avoided. 27 A scoundrel(AO) plots evil,    and on their lips it is like a scorching fire. t. 2 All a person’s ways seem pure to them, u but motives are weighed v by the Lord. 33 The lot is cast(AV) into the lap,    but its every decision(AW) is from the Lord.(AX). NIV 3 Commit to the LORD whatever you do, and he will establish your plans. Be sure of this: They will not go unpunished. NIV 2 All a person’s ways seem pure to them, but motives are weighed by the LORD. The lips of a king speak as an oracle, and his mouth does not betray justice. 1 To humans belong the plans of the heart, but from the Lord comes the proper answer of the tongue. Bible Gateway Proverbs 16 :: NIV. they value the one who speaks what is right. [c](AJ), 24 Gracious words are a honeycomb,(AK)    sweet to the soul and healing to the bones. Kings take pleasure in honest lips; they value the one who speaks what is right. All a person’s ways seem pure to them, but motives are weighed by the LORD. and he will establish your plans. Proverbs 16 NIV;MSG - To humans belong the plans of the - Bible Gateway. The highway of the upright avoids evil; those who guard their ways preserve their lives. The LORD works out everything to its proper end— even the wicked for a day of disaster. Proverbs 16:11 Parallel. (O), 9 In their hearts humans plan their course,    but the Lord establishes their steps. and leads them down a path that is not good. Better to be lowly in spirit along with the oppressed than to share plunder with the proud. 16 How much better to get wisdom than gold, to get insight. 3 Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and he will establish your plans. 4 The Lord works out everything to its proper end y — even the wicked for a day of disaster. (R), 12 Kings detest wrongdoing,    for a throne is established through righteousness. Q) 11 Honest scales and balances belong to the Lord; all the weights in the bag are of his making. 16 How much better to get wisdom than gold, to get insight rather than silver! Proverbs 16. 32 Better a patient person than a warrior,    one with self-control than one who takes a city. Pride goes before destruction, a haughty spirit before a fall. NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. Proverbs 16:3Open menuNew International VersionOpen menu. (P), 10 The lips of a king speak as an oracle,    and his mouth does not betray justice. The hearts of the wise make their mouths prudent, and their lips promote instruction. (AF), 21 The wise in heart are called discerning,    and gracious words promote instruction.[b](AG). Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. NIV 2 All a person’s ways seem pure to them, but motives are weighed by the LORD. (G), 5 The Lord detests all the proud of heart. for a throne is established through righteousness. his favor is like a rain cloud in spring. 2 All a person’s ways seem pure to them, but motives are weighed by the Lord. sweet to the soul and healing to the bones. 16 To humans belong the plans of the heart,    but from the Lord comes the proper answer of the tongue. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. 2 All the ways of a man are pure in his own eyes, But the LORD weighs … Gray hair is a crown of splendor; it is attained in the way of righteousness. The soothing tongue is a tree of life, but a perverse tongue crushes the spirit. (S), 13 Kings take pleasure in honest lips;    they value the one who speaks what is right. Commentary. Purpose and Theme The proverbs of Solomon son of David, king of Israel: for gaining wisdom and instruction;for understanding words of insight; for receiving instruction in prudent behavior,doing wh Proverbs 16. To man belong the plans of the heart, but from the LORD comes the reply of the tongue. Be sure of this: They will not go unpunished. 2 All a person’s ways seem pure to them, but motives are weighed by the Lord. 23 The hearts of the wise make their mouths prudent,(AI)    and their lips promote instruction. Commit to the L ORD whatever you do, and he will establish your plans.