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Proverbs 16 - Interlinear Bible


Contrast the Upright and the Wicked

1 The plans of the heart belong to man, But the answer of the tongue is from the LORD.
2 All the ways of a man are clean in his own sight, But the LORD weighs the motives.
tw{x.Wr !ek{t.w wy'nye[.B .$;z vyia -yek.r;D -l'K ? h'wh.y
3 Commit your works to the LORD And your plans will be established.
'$y,t{b.v.x;m .Wn{KIy.w '$y,f][;m h'wh.y -l,a l{G
4 The LORD has made everything for its own purpose, Even the wicked for the day of evil.
5 Everyone who is proud in heart is an abomination to the LORD; Assuredly, he will not be unpunished.
a{l d'y.l d'y bel -H;b.G -l'K h'wh.y t;b][w{T ? h,q'NIy
6 By lovingkindness and truth iniquity is atoned for, And by the fear of the LORD one keeps away from evil.
h'wh.y t;a.rIy.b.W !{w'[ r;PUk.y t,m/a,w d,s,x.B ? ['rem r.Ws
7 When a man's ways are pleasing to the LORD, He makes even his enemies to be at peace with him.
wy'b.yw{a -m;G vyia -yek.r;D h'wh.y tw{c.riB ? w{Tia ~il.v;y
j'P.vim a{l.B tw{a.Wb.T b{rem h'q'd.ciB j;[.m -bw{j
9 The mind of man plans his way, But the LORD directs his steps.
w{d][;c !yik'y h'why;w w{K.r;D beV;x.y ~'d'a bel
10 A divine decision is in the lips of the king; His mouth should not err in judgment.
wyiP -l;[.mIy a{l j'P.vim.B .$,l,m -yet.pif -l;[ ~,s,q
11 A just balance and scales belong to the LORD; All the weights of the bag are His concern.
-yen.b;a -l'K .Whef][;m h'why;l j'P.vim{m.W s,l,P ? syik
!w{KIy h'q'd.cib yiK [;v,r tw{f][ ~yik'l.m t;b][w{T ? aeSiK
13 Righteous lips are the delight of kings, And he who speaks right is loved.
~yir'v.y reb{d.w q,d,c -yet.pif ~yik'l.m !w{c.r ? b'h/a,y
14 The fury of a king is like messengers of death, But a wise man will appease it.
h'N,r.P;k.y ~'k'x vyia.w t,w'm -yek]a.l;m .$,l,m -t;m]x
15 In the light of a king's face is life, And his favor is like a cloud with the spring rain.
b'[.K w{nw{c.r.W ~yiY;x .$,l,m -yen.P -rw{a.B ? vw{q.l;m
16 How much better it is to get wisdom than gold! And to get understanding is to be chosen above silver.
h'nyiB tw{n.q.W #.Wr'xem<02742!> bw{J -h;m h'm.k'x -h{n.q ? @,s'Kim<03701!> r'x.bin
17 The highway of the upright is to depart from evil; He who watches his way preserves his life.
rec{n w{v.p;n rem{v ['rem r.Ws ~yir'v.y t;Lis.m ? w{K.r;D
19 It is better to be humble in spirit with the lowly Than to divide the spoil with the proud.
l'l'v qeL;xem ~yiYin][ -t,a ;x.Wr -l;p.v bw{j ? ~yiaeG -t,a
20 He who gives attention to the word will find good, And blessed is he who trusts in the LORD.
h'why;B ;xejw{b.W bw{j -a'c.mIy r'b'D -l;[ lyiK.f;m ? wy'r.v;a
@yis{y ~Iy;t'p.f q,t,m.W !w{b'n aer'QIy bel -m;k]x;l ? x;q,l
22 Understanding is a fountain of life to one who has it, But the discipline of fools is folly.
~yiliw/a r;s.Wm.W wy'l'[.B l,kef ~yiY;x rw{q.m ? t,l/Wia
23 The heart of the wise instructs his mouth And adds persuasiveness to his lips.
@yis{y wy't'p.f -l;[.w .WhyiP lyiK.f;y ~'k'x bel ? x;q,l
24 Pleasant words are a honeycomb *, Sweet to the soul and healing to the bones.
25 There is a way which seems right to a man, But its end is the way of death.
26 A worker's appetite works for him, For his hunger urges him on.
.WhyiP wy'l'[ @;k'a -yiK w{L h'l.m'[ lem'[ v,p,n
27 A worthless man digs up evil, While his words are like scorching fire.
vea.K wy't'p.f -l;[.w h'['r h,r{K l;[;Yil.B vyia ? t,b'r'c
dyir.p;m ]n'G.rin.w !w{d'm x;L;v.y tw{kUP.h;T vyia ? @.WL;a
29 A man of violence entices his neighbor And leads him in a way that is not good.
.$,r,d.B w{kyilw{h.w .Whe[er h,T;p.y s'm'x vyia ? bw{j -a{l
30 He who winks his eyes does so to devise perverse things; He who compresses his lips brings evil to pass.
wy't'p.f #er{q tw{kUP.h;T b{v.x;l wy'nye[ h,c{[ ? h'['r h'LiK
31 A gray head is a crown of glory; It is found in the way of righteousness.
32 He who is slow to anger is better than the mighty, And he who rules his spirit, than he who captures a city.
dek{Lim w{x.Wr.B lev{m.W rw{BiGim ~Iy;P;a .$,r,a bw{j ? ryi[
33 The lot is cast into the lap, But its every decision is from the LORD.
w{j'P.vim -l'K h'wh.yem.W l'rw{G;h -t,a l;j.Wy qyex;B