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Proverbs 16:20

    Proverbs 16:20 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    He that handleth a matter wisely shall find good: and whoso trusteth in the LORD, happy is he.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    He that handles a matter wisely shall find good: and whoever trusts in the LORD, happy is he.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    He that giveth heed unto the word shall find good; And whoso trusteth in Jehovah, happy is he.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    He who gives attention to the law of right will get good; and whoever puts his faith in the Lord is happy.

    Webster's Revision

    He that giveth heed unto the word shall find good; And whoso trusteth in Jehovah, happy is he.

    World English Bible

    He who heeds the Word finds prosperity. Whoever trusts in Yahweh is blessed.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    He that giveth heed unto the word shall find good: and whoso trusteth in the LORD, happy is he.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 16:20

    Good as it is to "handle a matter wisely," it is far better to "trust in the Lord." The former is really impossible except through the latter.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 16:20

    16:20 Good - He who orders his affairs with discretion.