Proverbs 12:5
Parallel Verses
New Living Translation
The plans of the godly are just; the advice of the wicked is treacherous.

King James Bible
The thoughts of the righteous are right: but the counsels of the wicked are deceit.

Darby Bible Translation
The thoughts of the righteous are right; the counsels of the wicked are deceit.

World English Bible
The thoughts of the righteous are just, but the advice of the wicked is deceitful.

Young's Literal Translation
The thoughts of the righteous are justice, The counsels of the wicked -- deceit.

Proverbs 12:5 Parallel
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Proverbs 12:5 Parallel Commentaries
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"But Seek Ye First the Kingdom of God, and his Righteousness, and all These Things Shall be Added unto You. "
Matth. vi. 33.--"But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness, and all these things shall be added unto you." The perfection even of the most upright creature, speaks always some imperfection in comparison of God, who is most perfect. The heavens, the sun and moon, in respect of lower things here, how glorious do they appear, and without spot! But behold, they are not clean in God's sight! How far are the angels above us who dwell in clay! They appear to be a pure mass of light and
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

Proverbs
Many specimens of the so-called Wisdom Literature are preserved for us in the book of Proverbs, for its contents are by no means confined to what we call proverbs. The first nine chapters constitute a continuous discourse, almost in the manner of a sermon; and of the last two chapters, ch. xxx. is largely made up of enigmas, and xxxi. is in part a description of the good housewife. All, however, are rightly subsumed under the idea of wisdom, which to the Hebrew had always moral relations. The Hebrew
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

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