18 Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall. Proverbs 16:15-17 Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC) 15 In the light of the king’s countenance is life, and his favor is as a cloud bringing the spring rain. Hebrews 12:11 (ESV) For the moment all discipline seems painful rather than pleasant, but later it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness to those who have been trained by it. 26 He that laboureth laboureth for himself; for his mouth craveth it of him. 16 The plans of the mind and orderly thinking belong to man, but from the Lord comes the [wise] answer of the tongue. 16 Better is little with the reverent, worshipful fear of the Lord than great and rich treasure and trouble with it. Psalm 106:16 … 28 A froward man soweth strife: and a whisperer separateth chief friends. 22 Understanding is a wellspring of life to those who have it, but to give instruction to fools is folly. 12 It is an abomination [to God and men] for kings to commit wickedness, for a throne is established and made secure by righteousness (moral and spiritual rectitude in every area and relation). 11 A just balance and scales are the Lord’s; all the weights of the bag are His work [established on His eternal principles]. (AL), 25 There is a way that appears to be right,(AM)    but in the end it leads to death.(AN). (T), 14 A king’s wrath is a messenger of death,(U)    but the wise will appease it. 33 The lot is cast(AV) into the lap,    but its every decision(AW) is from the Lord. 4 The Lord has made everything [to accommodate itself and contribute] to its own end and His own purpose—even the wicked [are fitted for their role] for the day of calamity and evil. These six things — Generally found in those men of Belial, described in the foregoing verses; doth the Lord hate — Namely, above many other sins, which have a worse name in the world; a proud look — Pride of heart, which commonly discovers itself by a man’s looks and gestures; a lying tongue — Lying and deceit in his common conversation. 25 There is a way that seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death. 10 Divinely directed decisions are on the lips of the king; his mouth should not transgress in judgment. 2 All the ways of a man are pure in his own eyes, but the Lord weighs the spirits (the thoughts and intents of the heart).(A). 10:23. 23 The mind of the wise instructs his mouth, and adds learning and persuasiveness to his lips. (AR), 29 A violent person entices their neighbor    and leads them down a path that is not good.(AS). 22 Understanding is a wellspring of life to those who have it, but to give instruction to fools is folly. 31 Gray hair is a crown of splendor;(AU)    it is attained in the way of righteousness. (V), 15 When a king’s face brightens, it means life;(W)    his favor is like a rain cloud in spring. 30 He who shuts his eyes to devise perverse things and who compresses his lips [as if in concealment] brings evil to pass. 20 He that handleth a matter wisely shall find good: and whoso trusteth in the Lord, happy is he. 10:23.] (D), 3 Commit to the Lord whatever you do,    and he will establish your plans. (O), 9 In their hearts humans plan their course,    but the Lord establishes their steps. 37:23; Prov. 20:24; Jer. 16 How much better it is to get wisdom than gold! Proverbs 16:6 By loving devotion and truth, wickedness is atoned for, and by the fear of the LORD a man turns aside from evil. 20 He who deals wisely and heeds [God’s] word and counsel shall find good, and whoever leans on, trusts in, and is confident in the Lord—happy, blessed, and fortunate is he. 3 The refining pot is for silver and the furnace for gold, but the Lord tries the hearts. 5 Every one that is proud in heart is an abomination to the Lord: though hand join in hand, he shall not be unpunished. and leads them down a path that is not good. 5 The righteousness of the blameless shall rectify and make plain their way and keep it straight, but the wicked shall fall by their own wickedness. and to get understanding rather to be chosen than silver! 5 Everyone proud and arrogant in heart is disgusting, hateful, and exceedingly offensive to the Lord; be assured [I pledge it] they will not go unpunished.(B). 30 A calm and undisturbed mind and heart are the life and health of the body, but envy, jealousy, and wrath are like rottenness of the bones. 23 The heart of the wise teacheth his mouth, and addeth learning to his lips. 2 All the ways of a man are pure in his own eyes, but the Lord weighs the spirits (the thoughts and intents of the heart).(A). 3 Roll your works upon the Lord [commit and trust them wholly to Him; He will cause your thoughts to become agreeable to His will, and] so shall your plans be established and succeed. 27 A worthless man devises and digs up mischief, and in his lips there is as a scorching fire. 27 A worthless man devises and digs up mischief, and in his lips there is as a scorching fire. 13 Righteous lips are the delight of kings; and they love him that speaketh right. AMPC: Amplified Bible, Classic Edition 27 A scoundrel(AO) plots evil,    and on their lips it is like a scorching fire. 11 A just weight and balance are the Lord's: all the weights of the bag are his work. 16 To humans belong the plans of the heart,    but from the Lord comes the proper answer of the tongue. 16 How much better is it to get wisdom than gold! 8 Better is a little with righteousness than great revenues without right. (AA), 18 Pride(AB) goes before destruction,    a haughty spirit(AC) before a fall.(AD). Proverbs 16Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC) 16 The plans of the mind andorderly thinking belong to man, but from the Lord comes the [wise] answer of the tongue. 2 Treasures of wickedness profit nothing, but righteousness (moral and spiritual rectitude in every area and relation) delivers from death. 14 The wrath of a king is as messengers of death, but a wise man will pacify it. (AF), 21 The wise in heart are called discerning,    and gracious words promote instruction.[b](AG). 6 By mercy and love, truth and fidelity [to God and man—not by sacrificial offerings], iniquity is purged out of the heart, and by the reverent, worshipful fear of the Lord men depart from and avoid evil. 25 There is a way that seems right to a man and appears straight before him, but at the end of it is the way of death. AMPC: Amplified Bible, Classic Edition. 19 Better it is to be of a humble spirit with the meek and poor than to divide the spoil with the proud. 22 Understanding is a wellspring of life unto him that hath it: but the instruction of fools is folly. Proverbs 16:25 There is a way that seems right to a man and appears straight before him, but at the end of it is the way of death. 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