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Proverbs 16

NIV 1 To man belong the plans of the heart, but from the LORD comes the reply of the tongue. NIV 1 To man belong the plans of the heart, but from the LORD comes the reply of the tongue. NIV 2 All a man's ways seem innocent to him, but motives are weighed by the LORD. NIV 2 All a man's ways seem innocent to him, but motives are weighed by the LORD. NIV 3 Commit to the LORD whatever you do, and your plans will succeed. NIV 3 Commit to the LORD whatever you do, and your plans will succeed. NIV 4 The LORD works out everything for his own ends-- even the wicked for a day of disaster. NIV 4 The LORD works out everything for his own ends-- even the wicked for a day of disaster. NIV 5 The LORD detests all the proud of heart. Be sure of this: They will not go unpunished. NIV 5 The LORD detests all the proud of heart. Be sure of this: They will not go unpunished. NIV 6 Through love and faithfulness sin is atoned for; through the fear of the LORD a man avoids evil. NIV 6 Through love and faithfulness sin is atoned for; through the fear of the LORD a man avoids evil. NIV 7 When a man's ways are pleasing to the LORD, he makes even his enemies live at peace with him. NIV 7 When a man's ways are pleasing to the LORD, he makes even his enemies live at peace with him. NIV 8 Better a little with righteousness than much gain with injustice. NIV 8 Better a little with righteousness than much gain with injustice. NIV 9 In his heart a man plans his course, but the LORD determines his steps. NIV 9 In his heart a man plans his course, but the LORD determines his steps. NIV 10 The lips of a king speak as an oracle, and his mouth should not betray justice. NIV 10 The lips of a king speak as an oracle, and his mouth should not betray justice. NIV 11 Honest scales and balances are from the LORD; all the weights in the bag are of his making. NIV 11 Honest scales and balances are from the LORD; all the weights in the bag are of his making. NIV 12 Kings detest wrongdoing, for a throne is established through righteousness. NIV 12 Kings detest wrongdoing, for a throne is established through righteousness. NIV 13 Kings take pleasure in honest lips; they value a man who speaks the truth. NIV 13 Kings take pleasure in honest lips; they value a man who speaks the truth. NIV 14 A king's wrath is a messenger of death, but a wise man will appease it. NIV 14 A king's wrath is a messenger of death, but a wise man will appease it. NIV 15 When a king's face brightens, it means life; his favor is like a rain cloud in spring. NIV 15 When a king's face brightens, it means life; his favor is like a rain cloud in spring. NIV 16 How much better to get wisdom than gold, to choose understanding rather than silver! NIV 16 How much better to get wisdom than gold, to choose understanding rather than silver! NIV 17 The highway of the upright avoids evil; he who guards his way guards his life. NIV 17 The highway of the upright avoids evil; he who guards his way guards his life. NIV 18 Pride goes before destruction, a haughty spirit before a fall. NIV 18 Pride goes before destruction, a haughty spirit before a fall. NIV 19 Better to be lowly in spirit and among the oppressed than to share plunder with the proud. NIV 19 Better to be lowly in spirit and among the oppressed than to share plunder with the proud. NIV 20 Whoever gives heed to instruction prospers, and blessed is he who trusts in the LORD. NIV 20 Whoever gives heed to instruction prospers, and blessed is he who trusts in the LORD. NIV 21 The wise in heart are called discerning, and pleasant words promote instruction. NIV 21 The wise in heart are called discerning, and pleasant words promote instruction. NIV 22 Understanding is a fountain of life to those who have it, but folly brings punishment to fools. NIV 22 Understanding is a fountain of life to those who have it, but folly brings punishment to fools. NIV 23 A wise man's heart guides his mouth, and his lips promote instruction. NIV 23 A wise man's heart guides his mouth, and his lips promote instruction. NIV 24 Pleasant words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones. NIV 24 Pleasant words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones. NIV 25 There is a way that 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. NIV 26 The laborer's appetite works for him; his hunger drives him on. NIV 26 The laborer's appetite works for him; his hunger drives him on. NIV 27 A scoundrel plots evil, and his speech is like a scorching fire. NIV 27 A scoundrel plots evil, and his speech is like a scorching fire. NIV 28 A perverse man stirs up dissension, and a gossip separates close friends. NIV 28 A perverse man stirs up dissension, and a gossip separates close friends. NIV 29 A violent man entices his neighbor and leads him down a path that is not good. NIV 29 A violent man entices his neighbor and leads him down a path that is not good. NIV 30 He who winks with his eye is plotting perversity; he who purses 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. NIV 31 Gray hair is a crown of splendor; it is attained by a righteous life. NIV 31 Gray hair is a crown of splendor; it is attained by a righteous life. NIV 32 Better a patient man than a warrior, a man who controls his temper than one 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. NIV 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.