New Living Translation
Unfailing love and faithfulness make atonement for sin. By fearing the LORD, people avoid evil.
King James Bible
By mercy and truth iniquity is purged: and by the fear of the LORD men depart from evil.
Darby Bible Translation
By loving-kindness and truth iniquity is atoned for; and by the fear of Jehovah men depart from evil.
World English Bible
By mercy and truth iniquity is atoned for. By the fear of Yahweh men depart from evil.
Young's Literal Translation
In kindness and truth pardoned is iniquity, And in the fear of Jehovah Turn thou aside from evil.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
16:6 By mercy - By a merciful and just and faithful frame of heart and course of life. Is purged - As they qualify a man to offer up acceptable prayers to God for the pardon of his sins. By fear - By a filial reverence unto God. Depart - They are kept from abusing pardoning mercy, and from returning to folly or wickedness.
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
So clean the inside by giving gifts to the poor, and you will be clean all over.
Abraham replied, "I thought, 'This is a godless place. They will want my wife and will kill me to get her.'
But because the midwives feared God, they refused to obey the king's orders. They allowed the boys to live, too.
"Don't be afraid," Moses answered them, "for God has come in this way to test you, and so that your fear of him will keep you from sinning!"
Don't be impressed with your own wisdom. Instead, fear the LORD and turn away from evil.
All who fear the LORD will hate evil. Therefore, I hate pride and arrogance, corruption and perverse speech.
The wise are cautious and avoid danger; fools plunge ahead with reckless confidence.
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