... 16 “By me princes rule, and nobles, All who judge … 37:23; Prov. Copyright © 1954, 1958, 1962, 1964, 1965, 1987 by The Lockman Foundation, Sign up for these short lessons that answer basic questions about the Bible. (V), 15 When a king’s face brightens, it means life;(W)    his favor is like a rain cloud in spring. 4 The Lord hath made all things for himself: yea, even the wicked for the day of evil. [Ps. AMPC: Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AP), 28 A perverse person stirs up conflict,(AQ)    and a gossip separates close friends. (K), 7 When the Lord takes pleasure in anyone’s way,    he causes their enemies to make peace(L) with them. 27 A worthless man devises and digs up mischief, and in his lips there is as a scorching fire. 37:23; Prov. 21 The wise in heart shall be called prudent: and the sweetness of the lips increaseth learning. 32 He who is slow to anger is better than the mighty, he who rules his [own] spirit than he who takes a city. 14 The wrath of a king is as messengers of death, but a wise man will pacify it. 10:23.] (AX), Copyright © 1954, 1958, 1962, 1964, 1965, 1987 by The Lockman Foundation. 12 It is an abomination to kings to commit wickedness: for the throne is established by righteousness. And to get understanding is to be chosen rather than silver. Proverbs 16 Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC) 16 The plans of the mind and orderly thinking belong to man, but from the Lord comes the [wise] answer of the tongue. 15 In the light of the king’s countenance is life, and his favor is as a cloud bringing the spring rain. Proverbs 16:15-17 Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC) 15 In the light of the king’s countenance is life, and his favor is as a cloud bringing the spring rain. NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. 17 The highway of the upright turns aside from evil; he who guards his way preserves his life. 8 Better is a little with righteousness than great revenues without right. for a throne is established through righteousness. Proverbs 16:3 AMPC (Amplified Bible, Classic Edition) About the Author. Proverbs 16:1. And to get understanding is to be chosen rather than silver.(E). 37:23; Prov. 30 He shutteth his eyes to devise froward things: moving his lips he bringeth evil to pass. 10 Divinely directed decisions are on the lips of the king; his mouth should not transgress in judgment. Leave a Reply Cancel reply. We all have feelings, but letting them Proverbs 16Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC) 16 The plans of the mind andorderly thinking belong to man, but from the Lord comes the [wise] answer of the tongue. 22 Understanding is a wellspring of life unto him that hath it: but the instruction of fools is folly. 26 The appetite of laborers works for them;    their hunger drives them on. 7 When a man’s ways please the Lord, He makes even his enemies to be at peace with him. (E), 4 The Lord works out everything to its proper end(F)—    even the wicked for a day of disaster. 28 A perverse man sows strife, and a whisperer separates close friends.(F). Looking for a fundamental understanding of the Bible? 2 All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes; bu 5 Everyone proud and arrogant in heart is disgusting, hateful, and exceedingly offensive to the Lord; be assured [I pledge it] they will not go unpunished.(B). Proverbs 8:13 To fear the LORD is to hate evil; I hate arrogant pride, evil conduct, and perverse speech. 20:24; Jer. (O), 9 In their hearts humans plan their course,    but the Lord establishes their steps. they value the one who speaks what is right. (S), 13 Kings take pleasure in honest lips;    they value the one who speaks what is right. 18 Pride goeth before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall. 2 All the ways of a man are pure in his own eyes, but the Lord weighs the spirits (the thoughts and intents of the heart). 23 The mind of the wise instructs his mouth, and adds learning and persuasiveness to his lips. 16 Better is little with the reverent, worshipful fear of the Lord than great and rich treasure and trouble with it. Proverbs 3 | Proverbs 4 | Proverbs 5 >> 16 For they do not sleep unless they have done evil; And their sleep is taken away unless they make someone fall. (M), 8 Better a little with righteousness    than much gain(N) with injustice. Proverbs 16:25 There is a way that seems right to a man and appears straight before him, but at the end of it is the way of death. 13 Right and just lips are the delight of a king, and he loves him who speaks what is right. Proverbs 23:4 16 How much better it is to get skillful and godly Wisdom than gold! Be sure of this: They will not go unpunished. A man's mind plans his way, but the Lord directs his steps and makes them sure. 23 The heart of the wise teacheth his mouth, and addeth learning to his lips. 11 A just balance and scales are the Lord’s; all the weights of the bag are His work [established on His eternal principles]. 3 The refining pot is for silver and the furnace for gold, but the Lord tries the hearts. 28 A froward man soweth strife: and a whisperer separateth chief friends. 25 There is a way that seems right to a man and appears straight before him, but at the end of it is the way of death. 3 Roll your works upon the Lord [commit and trust them wholly to Him; He will cause your thoughts to become agreeable to His will, and] so shall your plans be established and succeed. 14 The wrath of a king is as messengers of death: but a wise man will pacify it. Proverbs 16:5 AMPC. 20:24; Jer. 16 To humans belong the plans of the heart,    but from the Lord comes the proper answer of the tongue. (R), 12 Kings detest wrongdoing,    for a throne is established through righteousness. (H)    Be sure of this: They will not go unpunished. All the ways of a man are pure in his own eyes, but the Lord weighs the spirits (the Sign up here! Hebrews 12:11 (ESV) For the moment all discipline seems painful rather than pleasant, but later it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness to those who have been trained by it. 17 The highway of the upright turns aside from evil; he who guards his way preserves his life. 31 Gray hair is a crown of splendor;(AU)    it is attained in the way of righteousness. (C), 9 A man’s mind plans his way, but the Lord directs his steps and makes them sure.(D). 24 Pleasant words are as a honeycomb, sweet to the mind and healing to the body. Proverbs 31:12 (AMPC) of the Virtuous Insights Video Blog Series taken from the acrostic poem as found in Proverbs 31. AMPC: Amplified Bible, Classic Edition 11 A just balance and scales are the Lord’s; all the weights of the bag are His work [established on His eternal principles]. 7 When a man’s ways please the Lord, He makes even his enemies to be at peace with him. Handed down. Written by Brenda McGee. 18 Pride goes before destruction, And a haughty spirit before a fall. 33 The lot is cast into the lap, but the decision is wholly of the Lord [even the events that seem accidental are really ordered by Him]. AMPC: Amplified Bible, Classic Edition. Proverbs 16:32 Proverbs 16:32, AMPC Hebrews 4:15 Mark 14:33-35, AMPC Summary As believers, we have authority in many different areas, including our emotions. 33 The lot is cast into the lap; but the whole disposing thereof is of the Lord. 17 The highway of the upright is to depart from evil: he that keepeth his way preserveth his soul. 20:24; Jer. 2 A wise servant shall have rule over a son who causes shame, and shall share in the inheritance among the brothers. All rights reserved worldwide. 16 The preparations of the heart in man, and the answer of the tongue, is from the Lord. Proverbs 28:16 A ruler who lacks understanding is [like a wicked one] a great oppressor, but he who hates covetousness and unjust gain shall prolong his days. his favor is like a rain cloud in spring. 32 Better a patient person than a warrior,    one with self-control than one who takes a city. 12 It is an abomination [to God and men] for kings to commit wickedness, for a throne is established and made secure by righteousness (moral and spiritual rectitude in every area and relation). 17 Better is a dinner of herbs where love is than a fatted ox and hatred with it. Roll your works upon the Lord [commit and trust them wholly to Him; He will cause your thoughts to become agreeable to His will, and] so shall your plans be established and succeed. 9 A man's heart deviseth his way: but the Lord directeth his steps. 20 He who deals wisely and heeds [God’s] word and counsel shall find good, and whoever leans on, trusts in, and is confident in the Lord—happy, blessed, and fortunate is he. Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. 10 Divinely directed decisions are on the lips of the king; his mouth should not transgress in judgment. 12 It is an abomination [to God and men] for kings to commit wickedness, for a throne is established and made secure by righteousness (moral and spiritual rectitude in every area and relation). All the ways of a man are pure in his own eyes, but the Lord weighs the spirits (the thoughts and intents of the heart). 20 Whoever gives heed to instruction prospers,[a](AE)    and blessed is the one who trusts in the Lord. 10:23.] (P), 10 The lips of a king speak as an oracle,    and his mouth does not betray justice. 10 A divine sentence is in the lips of the king: his mouth transgresseth not in judgment. 3 In the [a]fool’s own mouth is a rod [to shame] his pride, but the wise men’s lips preserve them. 4 The Lord has made everything [to accommodate itself and contribute] to its own end and His own purpose—even the wicked [are fitted for their role] for the day of calamity and evil. 30 He who shuts his eyes to devise perverse things and who compresses his lips [as if in concealment] brings evil to pass. 16 The plans of the mind and orderly thinking belong to man, but from the Lord comes the [wise] answer of the tongue. 24 Pleasant words are as a honeycomb, sweet to the mind and healing to the body. AMPC: Amplified Bible, Classic Edition 18 Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall. all the weights in the bag are of his making. 13 Right and just lips are the delight of a king, and he loves him who speaks what is right. whoever purses their lips is bent on evil. those who guard their ways preserve their lives. 32 He who is slow to anger is better than the mighty, he who rules his [own] spirit than he who takes a city. 16 How much better it is to get skillful and godly Wisdom than gold! 3 Roll your works upon the Lord [commit and trust them wholly to Him; He will cause your thoughts to become … Proverbs 15:15 (AMPC) All the days of the desponding and afflicted are made evil [by anxious thoughts and forebodings], but he who has a glad heart has a continual feast [regardless of circumstances]. Psalm 106:16 … These six things — Generally found in those men of Belial, described in the foregoing verses; doth the Lord hate — Namely, above many other sins, which have a worse name in the world; a proud look — Pride of heart, which commonly discovers itself by a man’s looks and gestures; a lying tongue — Lying and deceit in his common conversation. Proverbs 16:9dropdownAmplified Bible, Classic Editiondropdown. 27 A scoundrel(AO) plots evil,    and on their lips it is like a scorching fire. 2 All the ways of a man are pure in his own eyes, but the Lord weighs the spirits (the thoughts and intents of the heart). Proverbs 14 Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC) 14 Every wise woman builds her house, but the foolish one tears it down with her own hands. Jump to: Bible Study Tools • Parallel Bible Verse • Bible Contextual Overview • Bible Verse Review • Bible Cross-References • Gill's Bible Notes • Clarke's Bible Notes • Barnes' Bible Notes (X), 16 How much better to get wisdom than gold,    to get insight(Y) rather than silver! The proverbs in Proverbs 16:1-7 have, more than any other group, an especially religious character impressed upon them. Luke 10:10-11 (AMPC) But whenever you go into a town and they do … and on their lips it is like a scorching fire. Proverbs 10 Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC). and to get understanding rather to be chosen than silver! 16 The plans of the mind and orderly thinking belong to man, but from the Lord comes the [wise] answer of the tongue. 6 By mercy and love, truth and fidelity [to God and man—not by sacrificial offerings], iniquity is purged out of the heart, and by the reverent, worshipful fear of the Lord men depart from and avoid evil. 22 Prudence is a fountain of life to the prudent,(AH)    but folly brings punishment to fools. (A), 2 All a person’s ways seem pure to them,(B)    but motives are weighed(C) by the Lord. 21 The wise in heart are called prudent, understanding, and knowing, and winsome speech increases learning [in both speaker and listener]. 26 The appetite of the laborer works for him, for [the need of] his mouth urges him on. 31 He who oppresses the poor reproaches, mocks, and insults his Maker, but he who is kind and merciful to the needy honors Him. (AA), 18 Pride(AB) goes before destruction,    a haughty spirit(AC) before a fall.(AD). Brenda A. McGee has attended New York Theological Seminary in New York, NY, and Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, CA as a Master of Divinity student. and leads them down a path that is not good. 24 Pleasant words are as an honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and health to the bones. (D), 3 Commit to the Lord whatever you do,    and he will establish your plans. one with self-control than one who takes a city. 21 The wise in heart are called prudent, understanding, and knowing, and winsome speech increases learning [in both speaker and listener]. Proverbs 14:16 A wise man fears and turns from evil, but a fool is careless and reckless. The preparations of the heart belong to man: God plans and prepares, and because man is made in the image of God (Genesis 1:27), it is in the nature of man to make preparations of the heart.. b. 26 The appetite of the laborer works for him, for [the need of] his mouth urges him on. 10 The proverbs of Solomon: A wise son makes a glad father, but a foolish and self-confident son is the grief of his mother. 22 Understanding is a wellspring of life to those who have it, but to give instruction to fools is folly. 1The plans and reflections of the heart belong to man, But the [wise] answer of the tongue is from the LORD. 30 Whoever winks(AT) with their eye is plotting perversity;    whoever purses their lips is bent on evil. 27 A worthless man devises and digs up mischief, and in his lips there is as a scorching fire. (AL), 25 There is a way that appears to be right,(AM)    but in the end it leads to death.(AN). [c](AJ), 24 Gracious words are a honeycomb,(AK)    sweet to the soul and healing to the bones. 25 There is a way that seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death. 18 Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall. [Prov. 29 The exceedingly grasping, covetous, and violent man entices his neighbor, leading him in a way that is not good. 20 He who deals wisely and heeds [God’s] word and counsel shall find good, and whoever leans on, trusts in, and is confident in the Lord—happy, blessed, and fortunate is he. 5 Everyone proud and arrogant in heart is disgusting, hateful, and exceedingly offensive to the Lord; be assured [I pledge it] they will not go unpunished.(B). [Ps. 19 Better to be lowly in spirit along with the oppressed    than to share plunder with the proud. 17 The highway of the upright turns away and departs from evil; He who guards his way protects his life (soul). Proverbs 16 Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC) 16 The plans of the mind and orderly thinking belong to man, but from the Lord comes the [wise] answer of the tongue. Proverbs 16:32 (ESV) Whoever is slow to anger is better than the mighty, and he who rules his spirit than he who takes a city. How much better it is to get skillful and godly Wisdom than gold! (AF), 21 The wise in heart are called discerning,    and gracious words promote instruction.[b](AG). And to get understanding is to be chosen rather than silver.(E). The preparations of the heart belong to man, But the answer of the tongue is from the Lord.. a. Proverbs 16:3 Roll your works upon the Lord [commit and trust them wholly to Him; He will cause your thoughts to become agreeable to His will, and] so shall your plans be established and succeed. Version. 28 A perverse man sows strife, and a whisperer separates close friends.(F). 26 He that laboureth laboureth for himself; for his mouth craveth it of him. The name of Yahweh as Giver, Guide, Ruler, or Judge, meets us in each of them. 20 He that handleth a matter wisely shall find good: and whoso trusteth in the Lord, happy is he. And to get understanding is to be chosen above silver. (T), 14 A king’s wrath is a messenger of death,(U)    but the wise will appease it. 22 Understanding is a wellspring of life to those who have it, but to give instruction to fools is folly. 3 Roll your works upon the Lord [commit and trust them wholly to Him; He will cause your thoughts to become agreeable to His will, and] so shall your plans be established and succeed. 8 Better is a little with righteousness (uprightness in every area and relation and right standing with God) than great revenues with injustice. 8 Better is a little with righteousness (uprightness in every area and relation and right standing with God) than great revenues with injustice. Proverbs 16 King James Version (KJV) 16 The preparations of the heart in man, and the answer of the tongue, is from the Lord. 6 By mercy and love, truth and fidelity [to God and man—not by sacrificial offerings], iniquity is purged out of the heart, and by the reverent, worshipful fear of the Lord men depart from and avoid evil. 6 The righteousness of the upright [their rectitude in every area and relation] shall deliver them, but the treacherous shall be taken in their own iniquity and greedy desire. THE PLANS of the mind and orderly thinking belong to man, but from the Lord comes the [wise] answer of the tongue. Proverbs 16:6 By loving devotion and truth, wickedness is atoned for, and by the fear of the LORD a man turns aside from evil. Proverbs 16:3 Roll your works upon the Lord [commit and trust them wholly to Him; He will cause your thoughts to become agreeable to His will, and] so shall your plans be established and succeed. 5 Every one that is proud in heart is an abomination to the Lord: though hand join in hand, he shall not be unpunished. 11 A just weight and balance are the Lord's: all the weights of the bag are his work. 14 The wrath of a king is as messengers of death, but a wise man will pacify it. In the light of the king’s countenance is life, and his favor is as a cloud bringing the spring rain. 16 How much better it is to get skillful and godly Wisdom than gold! 2 He who walks in uprightness reverently and worshipfully fears the Lord, but he who is contrary and devious in his ways despises Him. 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