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Passage Lookup: Proverbs 16

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Proverbs 16:1
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The (a)plans of the heart belong to man, But the answer of the tongue is from the Lord .
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Proverbs 16:2
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All the ways of a man are clean in his own sight, But the (b) Lord weighs the [a]motives.
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Proverbs 16:3
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[b](c)Commit your works to the Lord And your plans will be established.
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Proverbs 16:4
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The Lord (d)has made everything for [c]its own purpose, Even the (e)wicked for the day of evil.
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Proverbs 16:5
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Everyone who is proud in heart is an abomination to the Lord ; Assuredly, he will not be unpunished.
Proverbs 16:6
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By (f)lovingkindness and truth iniquity is atoned for, And by the [d](g)fear of the Lord one keeps away from evil.
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Proverbs 16:7
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When a man's ways are pleasing to the Lord , He (h)makes even his enemies to be at peace with him.
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Proverbs 16:8
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Better is a little with righteousness Than great income with injustice.
Proverbs 16:9
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The mind of (i)man plans his way, But (j)the Lord directs his steps.
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Proverbs 16:10
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A divine (k)decision is in the lips of the king; His mouth should not [e]err in judgment.
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Proverbs 16:11
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A (l)just balance and scales belong to the Lord ; All the [f]weights of the bag are His [g]concern.
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Proverbs 16:12
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It is an abomination for kings to commit wicked acts, For a (m)throne is established on righteousness.
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Proverbs 16:13
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Righteous lips are the delight of kings, And he who speaks right is loved.
Proverbs 16:14
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The fury of a king is like messengers of death, But a wise man will appease it.
Proverbs 16:15
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In the light of a king's face is life, And his favor is like a cloud with the [h](n)spring rain.
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Proverbs 16:16
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How much (o)better it is to get wisdom than gold! And to get understanding is to be chosen above silver.
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Proverbs 16:17
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The (p)highway of the upright is to depart from evil; He who watches his way preserves his [i]life.
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Proverbs 16:18
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(q)Pride goes before destruction, And a haughty spirit before stumbling.
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Proverbs 16:19
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It is better to be (r)humble in spirit with the lowly Than to (s)divide the spoil with the proud.
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Proverbs 16:20
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He who gives attention to the word will (t)find good, And (u)blessed is he who trusts in the Lord .
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Proverbs 16:21
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The (v)wise in heart will be called understanding, And sweetness of [j]speech (w)increases [k]persuasiveness.
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Proverbs 16:22
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Understanding is a fountain of life to one who has it, But the discipline of fools is folly.
Proverbs 16:23
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The (x)heart of the wise instructs his mouth And adds [l]persuasiveness to his lips.
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Proverbs 16:24
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(y)Pleasant words are a honeycomb, Sweet to the soul and (z)healing to the bones.
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Proverbs 16:25
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(aa)There is a way which seems right to a man, But its end is the way of death.
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Proverbs 16:26
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A worker's appetite works for him, For his [m]hunger urges him on.
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Proverbs 16:27
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A (ab)worthless man digs up evil, While [n]his words are like (ac)scorching fire.
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Proverbs 16:28
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A perverse man spreads strife, And a slanderer separates intimate friends.
Proverbs 16:29
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A man of violence (ad)entices his neighbor And leads him in a way that is not good.
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Proverbs 16:30
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He who winks his eyes does so to devise perverse things; He who compresses his lips brings evil to pass.
Proverbs 16:31
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A (ae)gray head is a crown of glory; It (af)is found in the way of righteousness.
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Proverbs 16:32
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He who is slow to anger is better than the mighty, And he who rules his spirit, than he who captures a city.
Proverbs 16:33
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The (ag)lot is cast into the lap, But its every (ah)decision is from the Lord .
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