you’re smart to stay clear of someone like that. (AP), 28 A perverse person stirs up conflict,(AQ)    and a gossip separates close friends. Proverbs 16:33 in all English translations. (Q), 11 Honest scales and balances belong to the Lord;    all the weights in the bag are of his making. Proverbs 15. 21 A wise person gets known for insight;    gracious words add to one’s reputation. 3 Put God in charge of your work,    then what you’ve planned will take place. 23 They make a lot of sense, these wise folks;    whenever they speak, their reputation increases. 2 Humans are satisfied with whatever looks good;    God probes for what is good. 8 Far better to be right and poor    than to be wrong and rich. good taste to the soul, quick energy for the body. The Message. whenever they speak, their reputation increases. Proverbs 16. The Message (MSG) Bible Book List. 16 To humans belong the plans of the heart,    but from the Lord comes the proper answer of the tongue. (H)    Be sure of this: They will not go unpunished. (D), 3 Commit to the Lord whatever you do,    and he will establish your plans. The Message Update. 31 Gray hair is a crown of splendor;(AU)    it is attained in the way of righteousness. (T), 14 A king’s wrath is a messenger of death,(U)    but the wise will appease it. than to live it up among the rich and famous. self-control better than political power. Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. they love advisors who tell them the truth. believe me, he’ll put those upstarts in their place. they’d stab their own grandmothers in the back. 19 It’s better to live humbly among the poor    than to live it up among the rich and famous. (G), 5 The Lord detests all the proud of heart. 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2002 Eugene H. Peterson by NavPress Publishing. sweet to the soul and healing to the bones. 31 Gray hair is a mark of distinction,    the award for a God-loyal life. Copyright © 1993, 2002, 2018 by Eugene H. Peterson, The Message (MSG). then what you’ve planned will take place. Proverbs 15 Proverbs 19 ... Proverbs 16-18 The Message (MSG) Everything with a Place and a Purpose. 30 A shifty eye betrays an evil intention;    a clenched jaw signals trouble ahead. (A), 2 All a person’s ways seem pure to them,(B)    but motives are weighed(C) by the Lord. Proverbs 15 Proverbs 17 ... Proverbs 16 The Message (MSG) Everything with a Place and a Purpose. (O), 9 In their hearts humans plan their course,    but the Lord establishes their steps. (S), 13 Kings take pleasure in honest lips;    they value the one who speaks what is right. 15 Good-tempered leaders invigorate lives;    they’re like spring rain and sunshine. Font Size. 15 Good-tempered leaders invigorate lives;    they’re like spring rain and sunshine. Learn More About The Message 10 A good leader motivates,    doesn’t mislead, doesn’t exploit. (AF), 21 The wise in heart are called discerning,    and gracious words promote instruction.[b](AG). Proverbs 16:33. 24 Gracious speech is like clover honey—    good taste to the soul, quick energy for the body. 5 God can’t stomach arrogance or pretense;    believe me, he’ll put those upstarts in their place. 27 A scoundrel(AO) plots evil,    and on their lips it is like a scorching fire. (I), 6 Through love and faithfulness sin is atoned for;    through the fear of the Lord(J) evil is avoided. Proverbs 16. (P), 10 The lips of a king speak as an oracle,    and his mouth does not betray justice. Everything with a Place and a Purpose. 28 Troublemakers start fights;    gossips break up friendships. 29 Calloused climbers betray their very own friends;    they’d stab their own grandmothers in the back. S 2Ch 20:20; S Ps 20:4; 37:5-6; S Pr 3:5-6, Ps 105:15; Jer 39:12; 40:1; 42:12; Da 1:9, S Est 5:12; Pr 11:2; S 15:33; 18:12; 29:23, S Ps 32:10; 40:4; Pr 19:8; 29:25; Jer 17:7. 27 Mean people spread mean gossip;    their words smart and burn. (R), 12 Kings detest wrongdoing,    for a throne is established through righteousness. NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. 33 Make your motions and cast your votes,    but God has the final say. 32 Moderation is better than muscle,    self-control better than political power. 25 There’s a way that looks harmless enough;    look again—it leads straight to hell. NIV 1 To humans belong the plans of the heart, but from the LORD comes the proper answer of the tongue. 7 When God approves of your life,    even your enemies will end up shaking your hand. 26 The appetite of laborers works for them;    their hunger drives them on. believe me, he’ll put those upstarts in their place. 32 Better a patient person than a warrior,    one with self-control than one who takes a city. 19 It’s better to live humbly among the poor    than to live it up among the rich and famous. 16 Get wisdom—it’s worth more than money;    choose insight over income every time. 4 God made everything with a place and purpose;    even the wicked are included—but for judgment. 24 Gracious speech is like clover honey—    good taste to the soul, quick energy for the body. 2 Humans are satisfied with whatever looks good;    God probes for what is good. Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access, The Message Canvas Bible: Coloring and Journaling the Story of God, Spring Palette, The Message, Large Print Edition: Deluxe Charcoal Linen Hardcover, The Message Gift and Award Bible, Imitation Leather, Coral, The Message Gift and Award Bible, Imitation Leather, Burgundy, The Message, Large Print Premium Leather, Black. 17 The road of right living bypasses evil;    watch your step and save your life. 18 First pride, then the crash—    the bigger the ego, the harder the fall. 6 Guilt is banished through love and truth;    Fear-of-God deflects evil. 3 Put God in charge of your work,    then what you’ve planned will take place. 6 Guilt is banished through love and truth;    Fear-of-God deflects evil. 22 True intelligence is a spring of fresh water,    while fools sweat it out the hard way. (AR), 29 A violent person entices their neighbor    and leads them down a path that is not good.(AS). 22 Prudence is a fountain of life to the prudent,(AH)    but folly brings punishment to fools. 5 God can’t stomach arrogance or pretense;    believe me, he’ll put those upstarts in their place. 23 They make a lot of sense, these wise folks;    whenever they speak, their reputation increases. 33 Make your motions and cast your votes,    but God has the final say. 22 True intelligence is a spring of fresh water,    while fools sweat it out the hard way. than to live it up among the rich and famous. 7 When God approves of your life,    even your enemies will end up shaking your hand. (E), 4 The Lord works out everything to its proper end(F)—    even the wicked for a day of disaster. (Z), 17 The highway of the upright avoids evil;    those who guard their ways preserve their lives. 20 Whoever gives heed to instruction prospers,[a](AE)    and blessed is the one who trusts in the Lord. NIV 2 All a person’s ways seem pure to them, but motives are weighed by the LORD. 12 Good leaders abhor wrongdoing of all kinds;    sound leadership has a moral foundation. all the weights in the bag are of his making. [c](AJ), 24 Gracious words are a honeycomb,(AK)    sweet to the soul and healing to the bones. The Message (MSG) Bible Book List. 16 Get wisdom—it’s worth more than money;    choose insight over income every time. All rights reserved worldwide. 20 It pays to take life seriously;    things work out when you trust in God. 29 Calloused climbers betray their very own friends;    they’d stab their own grandmothers in the back. (AL), 25 There is a way that appears to be right,(AM)    but in the end it leads to death.(AN). 33 Make your motions and cast your votes, but God has the final say. 26 Appetite is an incentive to work;    hunger makes you work all the harder. 16 Mortals make elaborate plans,    but God has the last word. 31 Gray hair is a mark of distinction,    the award for a God-loyal life. 28 Troublemakers start fights;    gossips break up friendships. 16 Mortals make elaborate plans, but God has the last word. Update. Read full chapter. they’d stab their own grandmothers in the back. self-control better than political power. 12 Good leaders abhor wrongdoing of all kinds;    sound leadership has a moral foundation. Read verse in The Message Bible for a throne is established through righteousness. they value the one who speaks what is right. 18 First pride, then the crash—    the bigger the ego, the harder the fall. 25 There’s a way that looks harmless enough;    look again—it leads straight to hell. 11 God cares about honesty in the workplace;    your business is his business. 30 A shifty eye betrays an evil intention;    a clenched jaw signals trouble ahead. 13 Good leaders cultivate honest speech;    they love advisors who tell them the truth. Proverbs 16-18. Proverbs 16 Mortals make elaborate plans, but God has the last word.