Proverbs 16:29

“A violent man enticeth his neighbour, and leadeth him into the way that is not good.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

A violent man enticeth his neighbour, and leadeth him into the way that is not good.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

A man of violence entices his neighbor And leads him in a way that is not good.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

A man of violence enticeth his neighbor, And leadeth him in a way that is not good.
- American Standard Version (1901)

A violent man puts desire of evil into his neighbour's mind, and makes him go in a way which is not good.
- Basic English Bible

A violent man enticeth his neighbour, and leadeth him into a way that is not good.
- Darby Bible

A violent man enticeth his neighbor, and leadeth him into the way that is not good.
- Webster's Bible

A man of violence entices his neighbor, and leads him in a way that is not good.
- World English Bible

A violent man enticeth his neighbour, And hath causeth him to go in a way not good.
- Youngs Literal Bible

A man of violence enticeth his neighbour, and leadeth him into a way that is not good.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Proverbs 16

  • Brianna
    Vs. 9 TRUTH! Let us not become down hearted when a situation does not go the way intended. If we have prayed for God direction, and allow him to act in our behalf, then perhaps Jehovah God will do things in a way that will be beneficial in the long run.
  • Irene123
    To Robt. Androvic, Pro.16:1 on 7/18/'15; As many times as I've read that scripture - I never saw that!! Thank-you. (Acts2:38)
  • Irene123
    V. 9 - man proposes, God disposes
  • Created life
    God created the heavens and the earth nothing come through the father except through him.
  • Joyce Ballentine
    Proverbs 16:16 "How much better to get wisdom than gold, to get insight rather than silver." MY MY MY!!! ONLY THE LORD THROUGH HIS WORD CAN GIVE US THE INSIGHT TO LIVE A BLESSED AND SUCCESSFUL LIFE IN THIS WORLD THAT IS FULL OF SIN AND DECIET! SATAN, WHO IS THE PRINCE OF THIS WORLD TRIES TO MAKE US THINK MONEY WILL SOLVE EVERYTHING, BUT ITS A LOT OF PEOPLE WHO HAD MONEY OVERDOSING OR COMMITTING SU
  • Joyce Ballentine
    Proverbs 16:9 "In their hearts humans plan their course, but the Lord establishes their steps." LOOKING BACK OVER MY LIFE I KNOW THAT GOD HAS ALREADY ESTABLISHED MY STEPS NO MATTER HOW MANY TIMES I MADE THE WRONG STEPS. TRULY HIS GRACE IS SUFFICIENT IN MY LIFE! REMEMBER: THE LORD HAS THE BEST PLANS FOR OUR LIVES RATHER WE KNOW IT OR NOT! AMEN! GLORY BE TO GOD!!!

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