Proverbs 21:29
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New American Standard Bible
A wicked man displays a bold face, But as for the upright, he makes his way sure.

King James Bible
A wicked man hardeneth his face: but as for the upright, he directeth his way.

Darby Bible Translation
A wicked man hardeneth his face; but as for the upright, he establisheth his way.

World English Bible
A wicked man hardens his face; but as for the upright, he establishes his ways.

Young's Literal Translation
A wicked man hath hardened by his face, And the upright -- he prepareth his way.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Directeth - i. e., Makes straight and firm. On one side it is the callousness of guilt; on the other side it is the confidence of integrity.

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Library
Epistle Cvi. To Syagrius, Ætherius, virgilius, and Desiderius, Bishops .
To Syagrius, Ætherius, Virgilius, and Desiderius, Bishops [65] . Gregory to Syagrius of Augustodunum (Autun), Etherius of Lugdunum (Lyons), Virgilius of Aretale (Arles), and Desiderius of Vienna (Vienne), bishops of Gaul. A paribus. Our Head, which is Christ, has to this end willed us to be His members, that through the bond of charity and faith He might make us one body in Himself. And to Him it befits us so to adhere in heart, that, since without Him we can be nothing, through Him we may
Saint Gregory the Great—the Epistles of Saint Gregory the Great

Ahaz
The accession of Ahaz to the throne brought Isaiah and his associates face to face with conditions more appalling than any that had hitherto existed in the realm of Judah. Many who had formerly withstood the seductive influence of idolatrous practices were now being persuaded to take part in the worship of heathen deities. Princes in Israel were proving untrue to their trust; false prophets were arising with messages to lead astray; even some of the priests were teaching for hire. Yet the leaders
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Cross References
Psalm 119:5
Oh that my ways may be established To keep Your statutes!

Proverbs 7:13
So she seizes him and kisses him And with a brazen face she says to him:

Proverbs 11:5
The righteousness of the blameless will smooth his way, But the wicked will fall by his own wickedness.

Ecclesiastes 8:1
Who is like the wise man and who knows the interpretation of a matter? A man's wisdom illumines him and causes his stern face to beam.

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