New International Version
Surely you need guidance to wage war, and victory is won through many advisers.
King James Bible
For by wise counsel thou shalt make thy war: and in multitude of counsellers there is safety.
Darby Bible Translation
For with good advice shalt thou make thy war; and in the multitude of counsellors there is safety.
World English Bible
for by wise guidance you wage your war; and victory is in many advisors.
Young's Literal Translation
For by plans thou makest for thyself war, And deliverance is in a multitude of counsellors.
Proverbs 24:6 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
By wise counsel thou shalt make thy war - See note on Proverbs 20:18.
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'I went by the field of the slothful, and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding; 31. And, lo, it was all grown over with thorns, and nettles had covered the face thereof, and the stone wall thereof was broken down.'--PROVERBS xxiv. 30, 31. This picture of the sluggard's garden seems to be intended as a parable. No doubt its direct simple meaning is full of homely wisdom in full accord with the whole tone of the Book of Proverbs; but we shall scarcely do justice to this saying of the wise …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Epistle xxxvi. To Maximus, Bishop of Salona .
A Treatise on Good Works
2 Chronicles 22:4
He did evil in the eyes of the LORD, as the house of Ahab had done, for after his father's death they became his advisers, to his undoing.
For lack of guidance a nation falls, but victory is won through many advisers.
Plans are established by seeking advice; so if you wage war, obtain guidance.
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