Proverbs 16 01-33 ABV – Lordship
The plans of the heart belong to man, yet the answer of the tongue is from the Lord.
All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes, yet the Lord weighs the motives.
Commit your works to the Lord and your plans will be established.
The Lord has made all for its own purpose, even the wicked for the day of evil.
Everyone who is proud in heart is an abomination to the Lord; assuredly, he will be punished.
By kindness and truth iniquity is purged, and by the fear of the Lord one keeps away from evil.
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 income with injustice.
The heart of man plans his way, yet the Lord directs his steps.
A divine decision is on the lips of the king; his mouth should not err in judgment.
A just balance and scales belong to the Lord; all the weights of the bag are His concern.
It is an abomination for kings to commit wicked acts, for a throne is established on righteousness.
Righteous lips are the delight of kings, and they love him that speaks right.
The fury of a king is like messengers of death, yet a wise man will appease it.
When a king’s face lights up, there is life, and his favor is like a cloud with the spring rain.
How much better it is to get wisdom than gold! And to get understanding is to be chosen above silver!
The highway of the upright is to depart from evil; he who watches his way preserves his life.
Pride goes before destruction, and an arrogant spirit before a fall.
It is better to be humble in spirit with the lowly than to divide the spoil with the proud.
He who gives attention to the word will find good, and he who trusts in the Lord is happy.
The wise in heart will be called skillful, and sweetness of the lips increases learning.
Understanding is a fountain of life to one who has it, yet the discipline of fools is silliness.
The heart of the wise instructs his mouth and adds learning to his lips.
Pleasant words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and health to the bones.
There is a way which seems right to a man, yet its end is the way of death.
A worker’s appetite works for him, for his hunger urges him.
A worthless man digs up evil, while his words are like burnning fire.
A perverse man spreads strife, and a slanderer separates friends.
A man of violence entices his neighbor and leads him in a way that is not good.
He who winks his eyes does so to devise perverse things; he who compresses his lips brings evil to pass.
Gray hair is a crown of glory; it is found in the way of righteousness.
Slow to anger is better than the mighty, and controlling one’s temper, than capturing a city.
The lot is cast into the lap, yet its every decision is from the Lord.