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Proverbs 16:7

    Proverbs 16:7 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    When a man's ways please the LORD, he maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    When a man's ways please the LORD, he makes even his enemies to be at peace with him.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    When a man's ways please Jehovah, He maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    When a man's ways are pleasing to the Lord, he makes even his haters be at peace with him.

    Webster's Revision

    When a man's ways please Jehovah, He maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him.

    World English Bible

    When a man's ways please Yahweh, he makes even his enemies to be at peace with him.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    When a man's ways please the LORD, he maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 16:7

    When a man's ways please the Lord - God is the guardian and defense of all that fear and love him; and it is truly astonishing to see how wondrously God works in their behalf, raising them up friends, and turning their enemies into friends.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 16:7

    Goodness has power to charm and win even enemies to itself.

    Verses Related to Proverbs 16:7

    Isaiah 59:19 - So shall they fear the name of the LORD from the west, and his glory from the rising of the sun. When the enemy shall come in like a flood, the Spirit of the LORD shall lift up a standard against him.
    Psalms 138:7 - Though I walk in the midst of trouble, thou wilt revive me: thou shalt stretch forth thine hand against the wrath of mine enemies, and thy right hand shall save me.
    1 Peter 3:9 - Not rendering evil for evil, or railing for railing: but contrariwise blessing; knowing that ye are thereunto called, that ye should inherit a blessing.