but the answer of the tongue is from the Lord. p
and your plans will be achieved. s
even the wicked for the day of disaster. t
5 Everyone with a proud heart is detestable to the Lord; u
than great income with injustice. b
but the Lord determines his steps. c
his mouth should not give an unfair judgment. f
since a throne is established through righteousness. k
and he loves one who speaks honestly.
but a wise man appeases it. l
his favor is like a cloud with spring rain.
how much better it is than gold!
And get understanding—
it is preferable to silver. m
17 The highway of the upright n avoids evil;
the one who guards his way protects his life. o
and an arrogant spirit before a fall. p
than to divide plunder with the proud. s
20 The one who understands a matter finds success, t
and the one who trusts in the Lord will be happy. u
22 Insight is a fountain of life x for its possessor,
but the discipline of fools is folly.
24 Pleasant words are a honeycomb: a
but its end is the way to death. e
because his hunger f urges him on.
and his speech is like a scorching fire. g
and a gossip separates close friends. h
29 A violent man lures his neighbor, i
leading him in a way that is not good. j
the one who compresses his lips brings about evil. k
31 Gray hair is a glorious crown; l
it is found in the way of righteousness. m
but its every decision is from the Lord. p
About The Holman Christian Standard Bible
The complete Holman Christian Standard Bible® is now available for the first time ever! More than fifteen years in the making, crafted by the shared expertise of nearly a hundred conservative scholars and English stylists, the Holman CSB® sets the standard in painstaking biblical accuracy and pure literary form.
Accurate, yet highly readable, it's a translation committed to leaving both the grace and gravity of the original languages intact while carefully creating a smooth flow of wording for the reader.
Stylistically, this inaugural edition contributes to the clarity of the written Word, arranging the poetic portions of the Scripture into complete lines of thought, and revering God's presence on each page by capitalizing all the pronouns that refer to Him.