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(Pro 16:1) The preparations of the heart in man, and the answer of the tongue, {is} from the Lord.
(Pro 16:2) All the ways of a man {are} clean in his own eyes; but the Lord weigheth the spirits.
(Pro 16:3) Commit thy works unto the Lord, and thy thoughts shall be established.
(Pro 16:4) The Lord hath made all {things} for himself: yea, even the wicked for the day of evil.
(Pro 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.
(Pro 16:6) By mercy and truth iniquity is purged: and by the fear of the Lord {men} depart from evil.
(Pro 16:7) When a man's ways please the Lord, he maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him.
(Pro 16:8) Better {is} a little with righteousness than great revenues without right.
(Pro 16:9) A man's heart deviseth his way: but the Lord directeth his steps.
(Pro 16:10) A divine sentence {is} in the lips of the king: his mouth transgresseth not in judgment.
(Pro 16:11) A just weight and balance {are} the Lord's: all the weights of the bag {are} his work.
(Pro 16:12) {It is} an abomination to kings to commit wickedness: for the throne is established by righteousness.
(Pro 16:13) Righteous lips {are} the delight of kings; and they love him that speaketh right.
(Pro 16:14) The wrath of a king {is as} messengers of death: but a wise man will pacify it.
(Pro 16:15) In the light of the king's countenance {is} life; and his favour {is as} a cloud of the latter rain.
(Pro 16:16) How much better {is it} to get wisdom than gold! and to get understanding rather to be chosen than silver!
(Pro 16:17) The highway of the upright {is} to depart from evil: he that keepeth his way preserveth his soul.
(Pro 16:18) Pride {goeth} before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall.
(Pro 16:19) Better {it is to be} of an humble spirit with the lowly, than to divide the spoil with the proud.
(Pro 16:20) He that handleth a matter wisely shall find good: and whoso trusteth in the Lord, happy {is} he.
(Pro 16:21) The wise in heart shall be called prudent: and the sweetness of the lips increaseth learning.
(Pro 16:22) Understanding {is} a wellspring of life unto him that hath it: but the instruction of fools {is} folly.
(Pro 16:23) The heart of the wise teacheth his mouth, and addeth learning to his lips.
(Pro 16:24) Pleasant words {are as} an honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and health to the bones.
(Pro 16:25) There is a way that seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof {are} the ways of death.
(Pro 16:26) He that laboureth laboureth for himself; for his mouth craveth it of him.
(Pro 16:27) An ungodly man diggeth up evil: and in his lips {there is} as a burning fire.
(Pro 16:28) A froward man soweth strife: and a whisperer separateth chief friends.
(Pro 16:29) A violent man enticeth his neighbour, and leadeth him into the way {that is} not good.
(Pro 16:30) He shutteth his eyes to devise froward things: moving his lips he bringeth evil to pass.
(Pro 16:31) The hoary head {is} a crown of glory, {if} it be found in the way of righteousness.
(Pro 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.
(Pro 16:33) The lot is cast into the lap; but the whole disposing thereof {is} of the Lord.
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