Proverbs 11:14

“Where no counsel is, the people fall: but in the multitude of counsellors there is safety.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Where no counsell is, the people fall: but in the multitude of counsellers there is safetie.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Where there is no guidance the people fall, But in abundance of counselors there is victory.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Where no wise guidance is, the people falleth; But in the multitude of counsellors there is safety.
- American Standard Version (1901)

When there is no helping suggestion the people will have a fall, but with a number of wise guides they will be safe.
- Basic English Bible

Where no advice is, the people fall; but in the multitude of counsellors there is safety.
- Darby Bible

Where no counsel is, the people fall: but in the multitude of counselors there is safety.
- Webster's Bible

Where there is no wise guidance, the nation falls, but in the multitude of counselors there is victory.
- World English Bible

Without counsels do a people fall, And deliverance [is] in a multitude of counsellors.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Where no wise direction is, a people falleth; but in the multitude of counsellors there is safety.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Proverbs 11

  • BSP
    Verse 25: Some may hold back from giving because they feel that they will not have enough for themselves. This verse is a promise from God that the generous person will prosper.
  • Obbie Beal
    Thank God for His Wisdom in this proverb, It is a 'Lamp' and 'Guide' for the human race. WOW!
  • Galen Wright
    Very hard to answer,"never give up, you wouldn't stop keeping his commandments. Did Jesus give up or did he stick it out to the very end!
    There is so much opposition out there or most the people closest to you!
  • Steve morrow
    PROVERBS 15:4 A WHOLESOME TONGUE IS A TREE OF LIFE BUT PERVERSENESS THEREIN IS A BREACH IN THE SPIRIT JOHN 6:63 IT IS THE SPIRIT THAT QUICKENETH THE FLESH PROFITETH NOTHING THE WORDS THAT --- I SPEAK --- THEY ARE SPIRIT AND THEY ARE LIFE ROMANS 8:10 AND IF CHRIST BE IN YOU THE BODY IS DEAD BECAUSE OF SIN BUT THE SPIRIT IS --LIFE-- BECAUSE OF --RIGHTEOUSNESS-- PROVERBS 8:8 ALL THE WORDS OF --MY MOUTH-- ARE IN RIGHTEOUSNESS THERE IS NOTHING FROWARD OR PERVERSE IN THEM EPHESIANS 5:9 FOR THE FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT IS IN ALL GOODNESS AND RIGHTEOUSNESS AND TRUTH PROVERBS 12:17 HE THAT SPEAKETH TRUTH SHOWETH FORTH RIGHTEOUSNESS BUT A FALSE WITNESS DECEIT ROMANS 6:16 KNOW YOU NOT THAT TO WHOM YOU YIELD YOURSELVES SERVANTS TO OBEY HIS SERVANTS YOU ARE TO WHOM YOU OBEY WHETHER OF SIN UNTO DEATH OR OF OBEDIENCE UNTO RIGHTEOUSNESS 1 JOHN 2:29 IF YOU KNOW THAT HE IS RIGHTEOUS YOU KNOW THAT EVERYONE THAT DOETH RIGHTEOUSNESS IS BORN OF HIM
  • Lilian
    We must be born again in Spirit and not in the flesh I will praise you and worship you Jesus for you are worthy thanks to your blood Jesus amen
  • Steve morrow
    PROVERBS 11:4 RICHES PROFIT NOT IN THE DAY OF WRATH BUT RIGHTEOUSNESS DELIVERETH FROM DEATH PROVERBS 10:2 TREASURES OF WICKEDNESS PROFIT NOTHING BUT RIGHTEOUSNESS DELIVERETH FROM DEATH ACTS 10:35 BUT IN EVERY NATION HE THAT FEARETH HIM AND WORKETH RIGHTEOUSNESS IS ACCEPTED WITH HIM

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