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 for Proverbs 16:7

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 for Proverbs 16:7

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 16:7


16:6 By mercy - By a merciful and just and faithful frame of heart and course of life. Is purged - As they qualify a man to offer up acceptable prayers to God for the pardon of his sins. By fear - By a filial reverence unto God. Depart - They are kept from abusing pardoning mercy, and from returning to folly or wickedness.

16:9 Deviseth - Proposes what he will do. Directeth - Over - rules and disposes all his designs and actions.


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