Proverbs 16:3

“Commit thy works unto the LORD, and thy thoughts shall be established.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Commit thy workes vnto the Lord, and thy thoughts shalbe established.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Commit your works to the LORD And your plans will be established.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Commit thy works unto Jehovah, And thy purposes shall be established.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Put your works into the hands of the Lord, and your purposes will be made certain.
- Basic English Bible

Commit thy works unto Jehovah, and thy thoughts shall be established.
- Darby Bible

Commit thy works to the LORD, and thy thoughts shall be established.
- Webster's Bible

Commit your deeds to Yahweh, and your plans shall succeed.
- World English Bible

Roll unto Jehovah thy works, And established are thy purposes,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Commit thy works unto the LORD, and thy thoughts shall be established.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 16:3


16:3 Commit - Refer all thy actions and concerns to God, as the end of them, and depend upon God's providence for success. Established - Thy designs shall be brought to an happy issue.


Discussion for Proverbs 16

  • Lila Beltz
    I think Proverbs 16:18 Tells us that we need to be humble in our thinking of our self's because when we get to thinking we are better then we really are we are going to fall because God hates arrogant spirit that people develop.
  • BSP
    Verse 2: In our own eyes we may seem to be doing okay, but it is Jehovah God who judges us according to his standards.
  • Librarygal143
    What a beautiful image, Praise God.
  • Vincent Louis
    One's thoughts will be established one surrenders his her works... works guided by the Ten Commandments to the Lord with total faith like the woman who touched the cloak of The Lord and was cured from her long illness of bleeding.
  • Cynthia. S Martinez
    I have put my problems in God's hands, as I can it deal with them and am sure he will bring me what I need. I read bible prayers on another apply but will be changing to this one as I praevery day
  • Steve morrow
    PROVERBS 16:4 THE LORD HAT MADE ALL THINGS FOR HIMSELF EVEN --- THE WICKED --- FOR THE DAY OF EVIL --- PROVERBS 16:7 WHEN A MANS WAYS PLEASE THE LORD HE MAKETH EVEN HIS ENEMIES TO BE AT PEACE WITH HIM--- PROVERBS 16:16 HOW MUCH BETTER IS IT TO GET WISDOM THAN GOLD AND TO GET UNDERSTANDING RATHER TO BE CHOSEN THAN SILVER---PROVERBS 2:3 IF THOU CRIEST AFTER KNOWLEDGE AND APPLY THINE HEART TO UNDERSTANDING ---2:5 THEN SHALT THOU UNDERSTAND THE FEAR OF THE LORD AND FIND THE KNOWLEDGE --- OF GOD ---2:6 FOR THE LORD GIVETH WISDOM OUT OF --- HIS MOUTH --- COMETH KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING