Christian Standard Bible
16 The reflections of the heart belong to mankind,
but the answer of the tongue is from the Lord.(A)
3 Commit your activities to the Lord,
and your plans will be established.(C)
4 The Lord has prepared everything for his purpose—
even the wicked for the day of disaster.(D)
7 When a person’s ways please the Lord,
he makes even his enemies to be at peace with him.(I)
8 Better a little with righteousness
than great income with injustice.(J)
9 A person’s heart plans his way,
but the Lord determines his steps.(K)
11 Honest balances and scales are the Lord’s;
all the weights in the bag are his concern.(N)
13 Righteous lips are a king’s delight,
and he loves one who speaks honestly.
14 A king’s fury is a messenger of death,
but a wise person appeases it.(Q)
15 When a king’s face lights up, there is life;
his favor is like a cloud with spring rain.
16 Get wisdom—
how much better it is than gold!
And get understanding—
it is preferable to silver.(R)
18 Pride comes before destruction,
and an arrogant spirit before a fall.(U)
22 Insight is a fountain of life(AA) for its possessor,
but the discipline of fools is folly.
25 There is a way that seems right to a person,
but its end is the way to death.(AE)
26 A worker’s appetite works for him
because his hunger[i] urges him on.
27 A worthless person digs up evil,
and his speech is like a scorching fire.(AF)
28 A contrary person spreads conflict,
and a gossip separates close friends.(AG)
30 The one who narrows his eyes is planning deceptions;
the one who compresses his lips brings about evil.(AJ)
33 The lot is cast into the lap,
but its every decision is from the Lord.(AN)