Proverbs 16:1-9 NIV

1 To humans belong the plans of the heart, but from the LORD comes the proper answer of the tongue.

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2 All a person’s ways seem pure to them, but motives are weighed by the LORD.

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3 Commit to the LORD whatever you do, and he will establish your plans.

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4 The LORD works out everything to its proper end— even the wicked for a day of disaster.

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

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6 Through love and faithfulness sin is atoned for; through the fear of the LORD evil is avoided.

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7 When the LORD takes pleasure in anyone’s way, he causes their enemies to make peace with them.

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8 Better a little with righteousness than much gain with injustice.

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9 In their hearts humans plan their course, but the LORD establishes their steps.

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