New Living Translation
Those who listen to instruction will prosper; those who trust the LORD will be joyful.
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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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
16:20 Good - He who orders his affairs with discretion.
LibraryTrust in God --True Wisdom
A sermon (No. 392) delivered on Sunday Morning, May 12th, 1861, at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington, by C. H. Spurgeon. "He that handleth a matter wisely shall find good: and whoso trusteth in the Lord, happy is he."--Proverbs 16:20. Wisdom is man's true path--that which enables him to accomplish best the end of his being, and which therefore gives to him the richest enjoyment and the fullest play for all his powers. Wisdom is the compass by which man is to steer across the trackless waste …
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs
A Wise Desire
Submit to God's royal son, or he will become angry, and you will be destroyed in the midst of all your activities--for his anger flares up in an instant. But what joy for all who take refuge in him!
Many sorrows come to the wicked, but unfailing love surrounds those who trust the LORD.
Taste and see that the LORD is good. Oh, the joys of those who take refuge in him!
To acquire wisdom is to love oneself; people who cherish understanding will prosper.
"But blessed are those who trust in the LORD and have made the LORD their hope and confidence.
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