Proverbs 16:6
Good News Translation
Be loyal and faithful, and God will forgive your sin. Obey the LORD and nothing evil will happen to you.

Contemporary English Version
If we truly love God, our sins will be forgiven; if we show him respect, we will keep away from sin.

Douay-Rheims Bible
By mercy and truth iniquity is redeemed; and by the fear of the Lord men depart from evil.

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By mercy and truth iniquity is redeemed; and by the fear of the Lord men depart from evil.

Proverbs 20:28 Mercy and truth preserve the king, and his throne is strengthened by clemency.

Psalm 85:10 Mercy and truth have met each other: justice and peace have kissed.

Daniel 4:27 And the king answered, and said: Is not this the great Babylon, which I have built, to be the seat of the kingdom, by the strength of my power, and in the glory of my excellence?

Micah 7:18-20 Who is a God like to thee, who takest away iniquity, and passest by the sin of the remnant of thy inheritance? he will send his fury in no more, because he delighteth in mercy. . . .

Luke 11:41 But yet that which remaineth, give alms: and behold, all things are clean unto you.

John 15:2 Every branch in me that beareth not fruit, he will take away: and every one that beareth fruit, he will purge it, that it may bring forth more fruit.

Acts 15:9 And put no difference between us and them, purifying their hearts by faith.

1 Peter 1:22 Purifying your souls in the obedience of charity, with a brotherly love, from a sincere heart love one another earnestly:

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Proverbs 8:13 Counsel and equity is mine, prudence is mine, strength is mine.

Proverbs 14:16,17 A wise man feareth, and declineth from evil: the fool leapeth over, and is confident. . . .

Genesis 20:11 Abraham answered: I thought with myself, saying: Perhaps there is not the fear of God in this place: and they will kill me for the sake of my wife:

Nehemiah 5:9,15 And I said to them: The thing you do is not good: why walk you not in the fear of our God, that we be not exposed to the reproaches of the Gentiles our enemies? . . .

Job 1:1-8 There was a man in the land of Hus, whose name was Job, and that man was simple and upright, and fearing God, and avoiding evil. . . .

2 Corinthians 7:1 Having therefore these promises, dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all defilement of the flesh and of the spirit, perfecting sanctification in the fear of God.

Ephesians 5:21 Being subject one to another, in the fear of Christ.

Context
The Reply of the Tongue is from the LORD
5Every proud man is an abomination to the Lord: though hand should be joined to hand, he is not innocent. The beginning of a good way is to do justice: and this is more acceptable with God, than to offer sacrifices. 6By mercy and truth iniquity is redeemed; and by the fear of the Lord men depart from evil.7When the ways of man shall please the Lord, he will convert even his enemies to peace.…
Cross References
Luke 11:41
But yet that which remaineth, give alms: and behold, all things are clean unto you.

Genesis 20:11
Abraham answered: I thought with myself, saying: Perhaps there is not the fear of God in this place: and they will kill me for the sake of my wife:

Exodus 1:17
But the midwives feared God, and did not do as the king of Egypt had commanded, but saved the men children.

Exodus 20:20
And Moses said to the people: Fear not; for God is come to prove you, and that the dread of him might be in you, and you should not sin.

Proverbs 3:7
For it shall be health to thy navel, and moistening to thy bones.

Proverbs 8:13
Counsel and equity is mine, prudence is mine, strength is mine.

Proverbs 14:16
A wise man feareth, and declineth from evil: the fool leapeth over, and is confident.

Proverbs 16:5
Every proud man is an abomination to the Lord: though hand should be joined to hand, he is not innocent. The beginning of a good way is to do justice: and this is more acceptable with God, than to offer sacrifices.

Daniel 4:27
And the king answered, and said: Is not this the great Babylon, which I have built, to be the seat of the kingdom, by the strength of my power, and in the glory of my excellence?

Additional Translations
By loving devotion and truth, wickedness is atoned for, and by the fear of the LORD a man turns aside from evil.By mercy and truth iniquity is purged: and by the fear of the LORD men depart from evil.

By mercy and truth iniquity is atoned for; And by the fear of Jehovah men depart from evil.

By loving-kindness and truth iniquity is atoned for; and by the fear of Jehovah [men] depart from evil.

By mercy and truth iniquity is purged: and by the fear of the LORD men depart from evil.

By mercy and truth iniquity is purged: and by the fear of the LORD men depart from evil.

By mercy and truth iniquity is atoned for. By the fear of Yahweh men depart from evil.

In kindness and truth pardoned is iniquity, And in the fear of Jehovah Turn thou aside from evil.
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