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Proverbs 16:1-7 NIV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 To man belong the plans of the heart, but from the LORD comes the reply of the tongue. 1 To man belong the plans of the heart, but from the LORD comes the reply of the tongue.
2 All a man's ways seem innocent to him, but motives are weighed by the LORD. 2 All a man's ways seem innocent to him, but motives are weighed by the LORD.
3 Commit to the LORD whatever you do, and your plans will succeed. 3 Commit to the LORD whatever you do, and your plans will succeed.
4 The LORD works out everything for his own ends-- even the wicked for a day of disaster. 4 The LORD works out everything for his own ends-- even the wicked for a day of disaster.
5 The LORD detests all the proud of heart. Be sure of this: They will not go unpunished. 5 The LORD detests all the proud of heart. Be sure of this: They will not go unpunished.
6 Through love and faithfulness sin is atoned for; through the fear of the LORD a man avoids evil. 6 Through love and faithfulness sin is atoned for; through the fear of the LORD a man avoids evil.
7 When a man's ways are pleasing to the LORD, he makes even his enemies live at peace with him. 7 When a man's ways are pleasing to the LORD, he makes even his enemies live at peace with him.