Provrbs 16 – Selected Verses

Proverbs 16 (ESV)

1 The plans of the heart belong to man,
but the answer of the tongue is from the Lord.
All the ways of a man are pure in his own eyes,
but the Lord weighs the spirit.
Commit your work to the Lord,
and your plans will be established.
The Lord has made everything for its purpose,
even the wicked for the day of trouble.

Proverbs 16:7–9 (ESV)

When a man’s ways please the Lord,
he makes even his enemies to be at peace with him.
Better is a little with righteousness
than great revenues with injustice.
The heart of man plans his way,
but the Lord establishes his steps.

Proverbs 16:19 (ESV)

19  It is better to be of a lowly spirit with the poor
than to divide the spoil with the proud.

Proverbs 16:23 (ESV)

23  The heart of the wise makes his speech judicious
and adds persuasiveness to his lips.

Proverbs 16:28 (ESV)

2 A dishonest man spreads strife,
and a whisperer separates close friends.

Proverbs 16:33 (ESV)

33  The lot is cast into the lap,
but its every decision is from the Lord.

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Disiple of Chist

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