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Proverbs 16

HNV 1 The plans of the heart belong to man, But the answer of the tongue is from the LORD. NIV 1 To man belong the plans of the heart, but from the LORD comes the reply of the tongue. HNV 2 All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes; But the LORD weighs the motives. NIV 2 All a man's ways seem innocent to him, but motives are weighed by the LORD. HNV 3 Commit your deeds to the LORD, And your plans shall succeed. NIV 3 Commit to the LORD whatever you do, and your plans will succeed. HNV 4 The LORD has made everything for its own end -- Yes, even the wicked for the day of evil. NIV 4 The LORD works out everything for his own ends-- even the wicked for a day of disaster. HNV 5 Everyone who is proud in heart is an abomination to the LORD: They shall assuredly not be unpunished. NIV 5 The LORD detests all the proud of heart. Be sure of this: They will not go unpunished. HNV 6 By mercy and truth iniquity is atoned for. By the fear of the LORD men depart from evil. NIV 6 Through love and faithfulness sin is atoned for; through the fear of the LORD a man avoids evil. HNV 7 When a man's ways please the LORD, He makes even his enemies to be at shalom with him. NIV 7 When a man's ways are pleasing to the LORD, he makes even his enemies live at peace with him. HNV 8 Better is a little with righteousness, Than great revenues with injustice. NIV 8 Better a little with righteousness than much gain with injustice. HNV 9 A man's heart plans his course, But the LORD directs his steps. NIV 9 In his heart a man plans his course, but the LORD determines his steps. HNV 10 Inspired judgments are on the lips of the king. He shall not betray his mouth. NIV 10 The lips of a king speak as an oracle, and his mouth should not betray justice. HNV 11 Honest balances and scales are the LORD's; All the weights in the bag are his work. NIV 11 Honest scales and balances are from the LORD; all the weights in the bag are of his making. HNV 12 It is an abomination for kings to do wrong, For the throne is established by righteousness. NIV 12 Kings detest wrongdoing, for a throne is established through righteousness. HNV 13 Righteous lips are the delight of kings. They value one who speaks the truth. NIV 13 Kings take pleasure in honest lips; they value a man who speaks the truth. HNV 14 The king's wrath is a messenger of death, But a wise man will pacify it. NIV 14 A king's wrath is a messenger of death, but a wise man will appease it. HNV 15 In the light of the king's face is life. His favor is like a cloud of the spring rain. NIV 15 When a king's face brightens, it means life; his favor is like a rain cloud in spring. HNV 16 How much better it is to get wisdom than gold! Yes, to get understanding is to be chosen rather than silver. NIV 16 How much better to get wisdom than gold, to choose understanding rather than silver! HNV 17 The highway of the upright is to depart from evil. He who keeps his way preserves his soul. NIV 17 The highway of the upright avoids evil; he who guards his way guards his life. HNV 18 Pride goes before destruction, A haughty spirit before a fall. NIV 18 Pride goes before destruction, a haughty spirit before a fall. HNV 19 It is better to be of a lowly spirit with the poor, Than to divide the plunder with the proud. NIV 19 Better to be lowly in spirit and among the oppressed than to share plunder with the proud. HNV 20 He who gives heed to the Word finds prosperity. Whoever trusts in the LORD is blessed. NIV 20 Whoever gives heed to instruction prospers, and blessed is he who trusts in the LORD. HNV 21 The wise in heart shall be called prudent. Pleasantness of the lips promotes instruction. NIV 21 The wise in heart are called discerning, and pleasant words promote instruction. HNV 22 Understanding is a fountain of life to one who has it, But the punishment of fools is their folly. NIV 22 Understanding is a fountain of life to those who have it, but folly brings punishment to fools. HNV 23 The heart of the wise instructs his mouth, And adds learning to his lips. NIV 23 A wise man's heart guides his mouth, and his lips promote instruction. HNV 24 Pleasant words are a honeycomb, Sweet to the soul, and health to the bones. NIV 24 Pleasant words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones. HNV 25 There is a way which seems right to a man, But in the end it leads to death. NIV 25 There is a way that seems right to a man, but in the end it leads to death. HNV 26 The appetite of the laboring man labors for him; For his mouth urges him on. NIV 26 The laborer's appetite works for him; his hunger drives him on. HNV 27 A worthless man devises mischief. His speech is like a scorching fire. NIV 27 A scoundrel plots evil, and his speech is like a scorching fire. HNV 28 A perverse man stirs up strife. A whisperer separates close friends. NIV 28 A perverse man stirs up dissension, and a gossip separates close friends. HNV 29 A man of violence entices his neighbor, And leads him in a way that is not good. NIV 29 A violent man entices his neighbor and leads him down a path that is not good. HNV 30 One who winks his eyes to plot perversities, One who compresses his lips, is bent on evil. NIV 30 He who winks with his eye is plotting perversity; he who purses his lips is bent on evil. HNV 31 Gray hair is a crown of glory. It is attained by a life of righteousness. NIV 31 Gray hair is a crown of splendor; it is attained by a righteous life. HNV 32 One who is slow to anger is better than the mighty; One who rules his spirit, than he who takes a city. NIV 32 Better a patient man than a warrior, a man who controls his temper than one who takes a city. HNV 33 The lot is cast into the lap, But its every decision is from the LORD. NIV 33 The lot is cast into the lap, but its every decision is from the LORD.