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Proverbs 16:6

6 By alovingkindness and truth iniquity is atoned for,

And by the 1bfear of the Lord one keeps away from evil.

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Proverbs 16:6 — The New International Version (NIV)

Through love and faithfulness sin is atoned for;

through the fear of the Lord evil is avoided.

Proverbs 16:6 — English Standard Version (ESV)

By steadfast love and faithfulness iniquity is atoned for,

and by the fear of the Lord one turns away from evil.

Proverbs 16:6 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

By mercy and truth iniquity is purged:

And by the fear of the Lord men depart from evil.

Proverbs 16:6 — New Living Translation (NLT)

Unfailing love and faithfulness make atonement for sin.

By fearing the Lord, people avoid evil.

Proverbs 16:6 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

In mercy and truth

Atonement is provided for iniquity;

And by the fear of the Lord one departs from evil.

Proverbs 16:6 — New Century Version (NCV)

Love and truth bring forgiveness of sin.

By respecting the Lord you will avoid evil.

Proverbs 16:6 — American Standard Version (ASV)

By mercy and truth iniquity is atoned for;

And by the fear of Jehovah men depart from evil.

Proverbs 16:6 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

By loving-kindness and truth iniquity is atoned for; and by the fear of Jehovah men depart from evil.

Proverbs 16:6 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

By mercy and faithfulness, peace is made with the Lord

By the fear of the Lord, evil is avoided. 

Proverbs 16:6 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Wickedness is atoned for by loyalty and faithfulness,

and one turns from evil by the fear of the Lord.

Proverbs 16:6 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

By loyalty and faithfulness iniquity is atoned for,

and by the fear of the Lord one avoids evil.

Proverbs 16:6 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

By loyalty and faithfulness, iniquity will be covered over,

and by fear of Yahweh one turns from evil.

Proverbs 16:6 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

Through love and truth sin is paid for.

People avoid evil when they have respect for the Lord.