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Proverbs 16:3

    Proverbs 16:3 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Commit thy works unto the LORD, and thy thoughts shall be established.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Commit your works to the LORD, and your thoughts shall be established.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Commit thy works unto Jehovah, And thy purposes shall be established.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Put your works into the hands of the Lord, and your purposes will be made certain.

    Webster's Revision

    Commit thy works unto Jehovah, And thy purposes shall be established.

    World English Bible

    Commit your deeds to Yahweh, and your plans shall succeed.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Commit thy works unto the LORD, and thy thoughts shall be established.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 16:3

    Commit thy works unto the Lord - See that what thou doest is commanded; and then begin, continue, and end all in his name. And thy thoughts shall be established - these schemes or arrangements, though formed in the heart, are agreeable to the Divine will, and therefore shall be established. His thoughts - his meditations - are right; and he begins and ends his work in the Lord; and therefore all issues well.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 16:3

    Commit - literally, as in the margin, as a man transfers a burden from his own back to one stronger and better able to bear it. Compare the margin reference.

    Thy thoughts - i. e., The plans or counsels out of which the works spring.