Proverbs 16:1-6 NAS

Contrast the Upright and the Wicked

1 The 1plans of the heart belong to man, But the answer of the tongue is from the LORD.

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2 All the ways of a man are clean in his own sight, But the 2LORD weighs the amotives.

References for Proverbs 16:2

    • ĵ 16:2 - Lit "spirits"
      3 b3Commit your works to the LORD And your plans will be established.

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      4 The LORD 4has made everything for cits own purpose, Even the 5wicked for the day of evil.

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      5 Everyone who is proud in heart is an abomination to the LORD; Assuredly, he will not be unpunished.
      6 By 6lovingkindness and truth iniquity is atoned for, And by the d7fear of the LORD one keeps away from evil.

      References for Proverbs 16:6

        • ĸ 16:6 - Or "reverence"