Proverbs 16:7

“When a man's ways please the LORD, he maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

When a mans wayes please the Lord, he maketh euen his enemies to be at peace with him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

When a man's ways are pleasing to the LORD, He makes even his enemies to be at peace with him.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

When a man's ways please Jehovah, He maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him.
- American Standard Version (1901)

When a man's ways are pleasing to the Lord, he makes even his haters be at peace with him.
- Basic English Bible

When a man's ways please Jehovah, he maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him.
- Darby Bible

When a man's ways please the LORD, he maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him.
- Webster's Bible

When a man's ways please Yahweh, he makes even his enemies to be at peace with him.
- World English Bible

When a man's ways please Jehovah, even his enemies, He causeth to be at peace with him.
- Youngs Literal Bible

When a man's ways please the LORD, He maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Proverbs 16

  • BSP
    Verse 32: It takes a great amount of strength to control our anger.
  • 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