27 Scoundrels create trouble;    their words are a destructive blaze. 17 The path of the virtuous leads away from evil;    whoever follows that path is safe. 21 The wise are known for their understanding,    and pleasant words are persuasive. even their enemies are at peace with them. There is a path before each person that seems right. Read verse in New Living Translation but the Lord gives the right answer.. 2 People may be pure in their own eyes,. 25 There is a path before each person that seems right,    but it ends in death. sweet to the soul and healthy for the body. 30 With narrowed eyes, people plot evil;    with a smirk, they plan their mischief. 10 The king speaks with divine wisdom;    he must never judge unfairly. All rights reserved. 4 The Lord has made everything for his own purposes,    even the wicked for a day of disaster. View All Endorsements better to have self-control than to conquer a city. Proverbs 16 - We can make our own plans, but the LORD gives the right answer. sweet to the soul and healthy for the body. It is good for workers to have an appetite; better to have self-control than to conquer a city. 19 Better to live humbly with the poor. 18 Pride goes before destruction, and haughtiness before a fall. 31 Gray hair is a crown of glory;    it is gained by living a godly life. 2 People may be pure in their own eyes,    but the Lord examines their motives. 7 When people’s lives please the Lord,    even their enemies are at peace with them. Proverbs 16 We can make our own plans, but the LORD gives the right answer. 3 Commit your actions to the Lord,    and your plans will succeed. even their enemies are at peace with them. We can make our own plans, but the LORD gives the right answer. We can make our own plans,but the Lord gives the right answer.People may be pure in their own eyes,but the Lord examines their motives.Commit your actions to the Lord,and your plans will succeed.The L 15 When the king smiles, there is life;    his favor refreshes like a spring rain. 8 Better to have little, with godliness,    than to be rich and dishonest. 12 A king detests wrongdoing,    for his rule is built on justice. The king is pleased with words from righteous lips; The anger of the king is a deadly threat; The path of the virtuous leads away from evil; Those who listen to instruction will prosper; The wise are known for their understanding. People may be pure in their own eyes, but the LORD examines their motives. “The NLT second edition was put together by a dream team of scholars and linguists and gives us a Bible that is thoroughly reliable and eminently readable. has made everything for his own purposes. Discretion is a life-giving fountain to those who possess it. 11 The Lord demands accurate scales and balances;    he sets the standards for fairness. 33 We may throw the dice,[a]    but the Lord determines how they fall. 17 The path of the virtuous leads away from evil; whoever follows that path is safe. Bible > NLT > Proverbs 16 ... 16 How much better to get wisdom than gold, and good judgment than silver! 14 The anger of the king is a deadly threat;    the wise will try to appease it. The LORD has made everything for his own purposes, even the wicked for a day of disaster. Commit your actions to the LORD, and your plans will succeed. Menlo Park Presbyterian Menlo Park, California. 32 Better to be patient than powerful;    better to have self-control than to conquer a city. 24 Kind words are like honey—    sweet to the soul and healthy for the body. People may be pure in their own eyes, but the LORD examines their motives. 6 Unfailing love and faithfulness make atonement for sin. New Living Translation (NLT).