Proverbs 16:4-14 ESV

4 1The LORD has made everything for its purpose, even 2the wicked for the day of trouble.

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5 Everyone who is arrogant in heart is 3an abomination to the LORD; 4be assured, he will not go unpunished.

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6 By 5steadfast love and faithfulness iniquity is atoned for, and by 6the fear of the LORD one 7turns away from evil.

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7 When a man's ways please the LORD, 8he makes even his enemies to be at peace with him.

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8 9Better is a little with righteousness than great revenues with injustice.

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9 10The heart of man plans his way, but 11the LORD establishes his steps.

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10 12An oracle is on the lips of a king; his mouth does not sin in judgment.

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11 13A just balance and scales are the LORD's; all the weights in the bag are his work.

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12 It is an abomination to kings to do evil, for 14the throne is established by righteousness.

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13 15Righteous lips are the delight of a king, and he loves him who speaks what is right.

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14 16A king's wrath is a messenger of death, and a wise man will 17appease it.

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