Proverbs 16:2

“All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes; but the LORD weigheth the spirits.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

All the wayes of a man are cleane in his owne eyes: but the Lord weigheth the spirits.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

All the ways of a man are clean in his own sight, But the LORD weighs the motives.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes; But Jehovah weigheth the spirits.
- American Standard Version (1901)

All a man's ways are clean to himself; but the Lord puts men's spirits into his scales.
- Basic English Bible

All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes; but Jehovah weigheth the spirits.
- Darby Bible

All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes; but the LORD weigheth the spirits.
- Webster's Bible

All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes; but Yahweh weighs the motives.
- World English Bible

All the ways of a man are pure in his own eyes, And Jehovah is pondering the spirits.
- Youngs Literal Bible

All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes; but the LORD weigheth the spirits.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 16:2


16:2 Weigheth - Exactly knows as men do the things which they weigh. Spirits - The hearts of men.


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