Proverbs 15:22

“Without counsel purposes are disappointed: but in the multitude of counsellors they are established.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Without counsell, purposes are disappointed: but in the multitude of counsellours they are established.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Without consultation, plans are frustrated, But with many counselors they succeed.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Where there is no counsel, purposes are disappointed; But in the multitude of counsellors they are established.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Where there are no wise suggestions, purposes come to nothing; but by a number of wise guides they are made certain.
- Basic English Bible

Without counsel purposes are disappointed; but in the multitude of counsellors they are established.
- Darby Bible

Without counsel purposes are disappointed: but in the multitude of counselors they are established.
- Webster's Bible

Where there is no counsel, plans fail; but in a multitude of counselors they are established.
- World English Bible

Without counsel [is] the making void of purposes, And in a multitude of counsellors it is established.
- Youngs Literal Bible

For want of counsel purposes are frustrated; but in the multitude of counsellors they are established.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 15:22


15:22 Counsel - When men do not seek, or will not receive advice from others.


Discussion for Proverbs 15

  • BSP
    Verse 30: Hearing a good report can make us feel good not only mentally, but also physically. We should try to fill our mind with positive and upbuilding things.
  • Lu2677
    Proverbs15:16"Better is little with fear of the Lord, than great treasure and trouble therein." (have better life even if you do not have much material things, if you be afraid of God,"fear" 26"The thoughts of the wicked are an abomination to the Lord,but the words of the pure are pleasant words."(thoughts of the wicked;Talking about mere thoughts, not just wicked thoughts.)pure heart=pure words.
  • BSP
    Verse 19 shows how Jehovah God views laziness. He views it in a negative way and we should avoid it.
  • BSP
    Verse 15 brings out that if we see everything negatively then we will feel afflicted all day long. We need to try to have a positive viewpoint.
  • Lu2677
    Proverbs 15:3 "The eyes of the Lord are in every place, beholding the evil and the good." I believe through faith that this verse is true. Yet, there are some people that call themselves "Christian" telling a lie to their children and say that it is Santa that has the power to do this. Is this a harmless lie?
  • Steve morrow
    proverbs15:10correction is grievous unto him that forsaketh the way and he that hateth reproof shall die PROVERBS21:16THE MAN THAT WANDERETH OUT OF THE WAY OF UNDERSTANDING SHALL REMAIN IN THE CONGREGATION OF THE DEAD 1JOHN5:20 AND WE KNOW THAT THE SON OF GOD IS COME AND HATH GIVEN US AN UNDERSTANDING THAT WE MAY KNOW him THAT IS TRUE AND WE ARE IN him THAT IS TRUE EVEN IN his SON JESUS CHRIST....

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