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By mercy and truth iniquity is purged: and by the fear of the LORD men depart from evil.
- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
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Other Translations of Proverbs 16:6
By mercy and trueth iniquitie is purged: and by the feare of the Lord, men depart from euill.- King James Version (1611)
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By lovingkindness and truth iniquity is atoned for, And by the fear of the LORD one keeps away from evil.- New American Standard Version (1995)
By mercy and truth iniquity is atoned for; And by the fear of Jehovah men depart from evil.- American Standard Version (1901)
By mercy and good faith evil-doing is taken away: and by the fear of the Lord men are turned away from evil.- Basic English Bible
By loving-kindness and truth iniquity is atoned for; and by the fear of Jehovah [men] depart from evil.- Darby Bible
By mercy and truth iniquity is purged: and by the fear of the LORD men depart from evil. - Webster's Bible
By mercy and truth iniquity is atoned for. By the fear of Yahweh men depart from evil.- World English Bible
In kindness and truth pardoned is iniquity, And in the fear of Jehovah Turn thou aside from evil.- Youngs Literal Bible
By mercy and truth iniquity is expiated; and by the fear of the LORD men depart from evil.- Jewish Publication Society Bible
View Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 16:6
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.
salomão's comment on 2013-02-13 20:37:31:
Proverbs 16:6a. By mercy and truth iniquity is purged, having God seen that men was unable to deliver himself from iniquity, He gave us His only son Jesus Christ to purge our iniquities through His pure blood. All that was by God's mercies and truth.
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