Proverbs 14:22

22 Do not those who plot evil go astray? But those who plan what is good find[a] love and faithfulness.

Proverbs 14:22 in Other Translations

KJV
22 Do they not err that devise evil? but mercy and truth shall be to them that devise good.
ESV
22 Do they not go astray who devise evil? Those who devise good meetsteadfast love and faithfulness.
NLT
22 If you plan to do evil, you will be lost; if you plan to do good, you will receive unfailing love and faithfulness.
MSG
22 Isn't it obvious that conspirators lose out, while the thoughtful win love and trust?
CSB
22 Don't those who plan evil go astray? But those who plan good find loyalty and faithfulness.

Proverbs 14:22 In-Context

20 The poor are shunned even by their neighbors, but the rich have many friends.
21 It is a sin to despise one’s neighbor, but blessed is the one who is kind to the needy.
22 Do not those who plot evil go astray? But those who plan what is good find love and faithfulness.
23 All hard work brings a profit, but mere talk leads only to poverty.
24 The wealth of the wise is their crown, but the folly of fools yields folly.

Cross References 1

  • 1. Proverbs 4:16-17

Footnotes 1

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