Your Daily Readings – Verse of the Day – Proverbs 16:9 – The Scriptures by Institute For Scripture Research – 2009 Edition – June 22, 2020

Proverbs 16

Prov 16:1 To man belongs the preparations of the heart, But from יהוה (Yahweh) is the answer of the tongue.
Prov 16:2 All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes, But יהוה (Yahweh) weighs the spirits.
Prov 16:3 Commit your works to יהוה (Yahweh), And your plans shall be established.
Prov 16:4 יהוה (Yahweh) has made all for His purpose, And also the wrong for the day of evil.
Prov 16:5 Everyone proud in heart is an abomination to יהוה (Yahweh); Hand to hand: he goes not unpunished.
Prov 16:6 By loving-commitment and truth crookedness is pardoned. And in the fear of יהוה (Yahweh) one turns away from evil.
Prov 16:7 When a man’s ways please יהוה (Yahweh), He makes even his enemies to be at peace with him.
Prov 16:8 Better is a little with righteousness, Than a large income without right-ruling.
Prov 16:9 A man’s heart plans his way, But יהוה (Yahweh) establishes his steps.
Prov 16:10 An oath is on the lips of the sovereign, In right-ruling his mouth trespasses not.
Prov 16:11 A right scale and balances are of יהוה (Yahweh); All the weights in the bag are His work.
Prov 16:12 It is an abomination for sovereigns To commit wrongness, For a throne is established by righteousness.
Prov 16:13 Righteous lips are the delight of sovereigns, And they love him who speaks what is straight.
Prov 16:14 The sovereign’s wrath is a messenger of death, But a wise man appeases it.
Prov 16:15 In the light of a sovereign’s face is life, And his delight is like a cloud of the latter rain.
Prov 16:16 How much better it is to get wisdom than gold! And to get understanding is preferable to silver.
Prov 16:17 The highway of the straight Is to turn away from evil; He who guards his life watches over His way.
Prov 16:18 Before destruction comes pride, And before a fall a haughty spirit!
Prov 16:19 Better to be lowly in spirit with the poor, Than to divide the spoil with the proud.
Prov 16:20 He who acts wisely concerning the Word finds good, And blessed is he who trusts in יהוה (Yahweh).
Prov 16:21 The wise-hearted is called discerning, And sweetness of lips increases learning.
Prov 16:22 Understanding is a fountain of life to him who has it, But the disciplining of fools is folly.
Prov 16:23 The heart of the wise gives discretion to his mouth, And he increases learning to his lips.
Prov 16:24 Pleasant words are like a honeycomb, Sweet to the being, and healing to the bones.
Prov 16:25 There is a way that seems right to a man, But its end is the way of death. (a) Footnote: a Pro 14:12.
Prov 16:26 He who labours, labours for himself, For his mouth drives him on.
Prov 16:27 A man of Beliya‛al plots evil, And on his lips it is like a burning fire.
Prov 16:28 A perverse man sends forth strife, And a whisperer separates intimate friends.
Prov 16:29 A ruthless man entices his neighbour, And leads him in a way that is not good,
Prov 16:30 Winking with his eye to plot perversity, Moving his lips he shall bring about evil.
Prov 16:31 Grey hair is a crown of adorning, It is found in the way of righteousness.
Prov 16:32 He who is patient is better than the mighty, And he who rules over his spirit than he who takes a city.
Prov 16:33 The lot is cast into the lap, But every decision by it is from יהוה (Yahweh) .


The Scriptures by Institute For Scripture Research – 2009 Edition


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