Proverbs 16:1-8 NIV

1 To man belong the plans of the heart, but from the LORD comes the reply of the tongue.1

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2 All a man's ways seem innocent to him,2 but motives are weighed3 by the LORD.4

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3 Commit to the LORD whatever you do, and your plans will succeed.5

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4 The LORD works out everything for his own ends6-- even the wicked for a day of disaster.7

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5 The LORD detests all the proud of heart.8 Be sure of this: They will not go unpunished.9

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6 Through love and faithfulness sin is atoned for; through the fear of the LORD 10 a man avoids evil.11

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7 When a man's ways are pleasing to the LORD, he makes even his enemies live at peace12 with him.13

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8 Better a little with righteousness than much gain14 with injustice.15

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