16:1 The preparations of the heart are man's, but the answer of the tongue is from the LORD.
16:2 All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes; but the LORD weigheth the spirits.
16:3 Commit thy works unto the LORD, and thy thoughts shall be established.
16:4 The LORD hath made every things for His own purpose, yea, even the wicked for the day of evil.
16:5 Every one that is proud in heart is an abomination to the LORD; my hand upon it! he shall not be unpunished.
16:6 By mercy and truth iniquity is expiated; and by the fear of the LORD men depart from evil.
16:7 When a man's ways please the LORD, He maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him.
16:8 Better is a little with righteousness than great revenues with injustice.
16:9 A man's heart deviseth his way; but the LORD directeth his steps.
16:10 A divine sentence is in the lips of the king; his mouth trespasseth not in judgment.
16:11 A just balance and scales are the LORD'S; all the weights of the bag are His work.
16:12 It is an abomination to kings to commit wickedness; for the throne is established by righteousness.
16:13 Righteous lips are the delight of kings; and they love him that speaketh right.
16:14 The wrath of a king is as messengers of death; but a wise man will pacify it.
16:15 In the light of the king's countenance is life; and his favour is as a cloud of the latter rain.
16:16 How much better is it to get wisdom than gold! yea, to get understanding is rather to be chosen than silver.
16:17 The highway of the upright is to depart from evil; he that keepeth his way preserveth his soul.
16:18 Pride goeth before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.
16:19 Better it is to be of a lowly spirit with the humble, than to divide the spoil with the proud.
16:20 He that giveth heed unto the word shall find good; and whoso trusteth in the LORD, happy is he.
16:21 The wise in heart is called a man of discernment; and the sweetness of the lips increaseth learning.
16:22 Understanding is a fountain of life unto him that hath it; but folly is the chastisement of fools.
16:23 The heart of the wise teacheth his mouth, and addeth learning to his lips.
16:24 Pleasant words are as a honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and health to the bones.
16:25 There is a way which seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death.
16:26 The hunger of the labouring man laboureth for him; for his mouth compelleth him.
16:27 An ungodly man diggeth up evil, and in his lips there is as a burning fire.
16:28 A froward man soweth strife; and a whisperer separateth familiar friends.
16:29 A man of violence enticeth his neighbour, and leadeth him into a way that is not good.
16:30 He shutteth his eyes, it is to devise froward things; he that biteth his lips bringeth evil to pass.
16:31 The hoary head is a crown of glory, it is found in the way of righteousness.
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.
16:33 The lot is cast into the lap; but the whole disposing thereof is of the LORD.
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