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Chapter 16 :: Proverbs

Proverbs 16:1  -  The preparations of the heart in man, and the answer of the tongue, is from the LORD.

Proverbs 16:2  -  All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes; but the LORD weigheth the spirits.

Proverbs 16:3  -  Commit thy works unto the LORD, and thy thoughts shall be established.

Proverbs 16:4  -  The LORD hath made all things for himself: yea, even the wicked for the day of evil.

Proverbs 16:5  -  Every one that is proud in heart is an abomination to the LORD: though hand join in hand, he shall not be unpunished.

Proverbs 16:6  -  By mercy and truth iniquity is purged: and by the fear of the LORD men depart from evil.

Proverbs 16:7  -  When a man's ways please the LORD, he maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him.

Proverbs 16:8  -  Better is a little with righteousness than great revenues without right.

Proverbs 16:9  -  A man's heart deviseth his way: but the LORD directeth his steps.

Proverbs 16:10  -  A divine sentence is in the lips of the king: his mouth transgresseth not in judgment.

Proverbs 16:11  -  A just weight and balance are the LORD's: all the weights of the bag are his work.

Proverbs 16:12  -  It is an abomination to kings to commit wickedness: for the throne is established by righteousness.

Proverbs 16:13  -  Righteous lips are the delight of kings; and they love him that speaketh right.

Proverbs 16:14  -  The wrath of a king is as messengers of death: but a wise man will pacify it.

Proverbs 16:15  -  In the light of the king's countenance is life; and his favour is as a cloud of the latter rain.

Proverbs 16:16  -  How much better is it to get wisdom than gold! and to get understanding rather to be chosen than silver!

Proverbs 16:17  -  The highway of the upright is to depart from evil: he that keepeth his way preserveth his soul.

Proverbs 16:18  -  Pride goeth before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall.

Proverbs 16:19  -  Better it is to be of an humble spirit with the lowly, than to divide the spoil with the proud.

Proverbs 16:20  -  He that handleth a matter wisely shall find good: and whoso trusteth in the LORD, happy is he.

Proverbs 16:21  -  The wise in heart shall be called prudent: and the sweetness of the lips increaseth learning.

Proverbs 16:22  -  Understanding is a wellspring of life unto him that hath it: but the instruction of fools is folly.

Proverbs 16:23  -  The heart of the wise teacheth his mouth, and addeth learning to his lips.

Proverbs 16:24  -  Pleasant words are as an honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and health to the bones.

Proverbs 16:25  -  There is a way that seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death.

Proverbs 16:26  -  He that laboureth laboureth for himself; for his mouth craveth it of him.

Proverbs 16:27  -  An ungodly man diggeth up evil: and in his lips there is as a burning fire.

Proverbs 16:28  -  A froward man soweth strife: and a whisperer separateth chief friends.

Proverbs 16:29  -  A violent man enticeth his neighbour, and leadeth him into the way that is not good.

Proverbs 16:30  -  He shutteth his eyes to devise froward things: moving his lips he bringeth evil to pass.

Proverbs 16:31  -  The hoary head is a crown of glory, if it be found in the way of righteousness.

Proverbs 16:32  -  He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty; and he that ruleth his spirit than he that taketh a city.

Proverbs 16:33  -  The lot is cast into the lap; but the whole disposing thereof is of the LORD.

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