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

  • 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!!!