Proverbs 21:2

2 1Every way of a man is right in his own eyes, but the LORD 2weighs the heart.

Proverbs 21:2 In-Context

1 The king's heart is a stream of water in the hand of the LORD; he turns it wherever he will.
2 Every way of a man is right in his own eyes, but the LORD weighs the heart.
3 To do righteousness and justice is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice.
4 Haughty eyes and a proud heart, the lamp of the wicked, are sin.
5 The plans of the diligent lead surely to abundance, but everyone who is hasty comes only to poverty.

Cross References 2

  • 1. Proverbs 16:2; [Proverbs 12:15]
  • 2. Proverbs 24:12; [Luke 16:15; 1 Corinthians 4:4]; See 1 Samuel 16:7
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