Proverbs 16 :2

Proverbs 16 :2 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes; but the LORD weighs the spirits.

American King James Version (AKJV)

All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes; but the LORD weighs the spirits.

American Standard Version (ASV)

All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes; But Jehovah weigheth the spirits.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

All a man's ways are clean to himself; but the Lord puts men's spirits into his scales.

Webster's Revision

All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes; but the LORD weigheth the spirits.

World English Bible

All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes; but Yahweh weighs the motives.

English Revised Version (ERV)

All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes: but the LORD weigheth the spirits.

Definitions for Proverbs 16 :2

Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 16 :2

Barnes's Commentary on Proverbs 16 :2

We are blind to our own faults, do not see ourselves as others see us. There is One who tries not the "ways" only, but the "spirits" Hebrews 4:12 : this is the true remedy against self-deceit.

Wesley's Commentary on Proverbs 16 :2

16:2 Weigheth - Exactly knows as men do the things which they weigh. Spirits - The hearts of men.
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