New American Standard Bible
He who gives attention to the word will find good, And blessed is he who trusts in the LORD.
King James Bible
He that handleth a matter wisely shall find good: and whoso trusteth in the LORD, happy is he.
Darby Bible Translation
He that giveth heed to the word shall find good; and whoso confideth in Jehovah, happy is he.
World English Bible
He who heeds the Word finds prosperity. Whoever trusts in Yahweh is blessed.
Young's Literal Translation
The wise in any matter findeth good, And whoso is trusting in Jehovah, O his happiness.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Good as it is to "handle a matter wisely," it is far better to "trust in the Lord." The former is really impossible except through the latter.
LibraryApril 17. "He that Ruleth his Spirit is Better than He that Taketh a City" (Prov. xvi. 32).
"He that ruleth his spirit is better than he that taketh a city" (Prov. xvi. 32). Temperance is true self-government. It involves the grace of self-denial and the spirit of a sound mind. It is that poise of spirit that holds us quiet, self-possessed, recollected, deliberate, and subject ever to the voice of God and the conviction of duty in every step we take. Many persons have not that poise and recollected spirit. They are drifting at the impulse of their own impressions, moods, the influence of …
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Do homage to the Son, that He not become angry, and you perish in the way, For His wrath may soon be kindled. How blessed are all who take refuge in Him!
Many are the sorrows of the wicked, But he who trusts in the LORD, lovingkindness shall surround him.
O taste and see that the LORD is good; How blessed is the man who takes refuge in Him!
He who gets wisdom loves his own soul; He who keeps understanding will find good.
"Blessed is the man who trusts in the LORD And whose trust is the LORD.
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