|New International Version (© 2011)|
The wicked put up a bold front, but the upright give thought to their ways.
King James Bible
A wicked man hardeneth his face: but as for the upright, he directeth his way.
American Standard Version
A wicked man hardeneth his face; But as for the upright, he establisheth his ways.
Young's Literal Translation
A wicked man hath hardened by his face, And the upright -- he prepareth his way.
Proverbs 21:29 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He directeth his way - Instead of יכין yachin, he directeth, upwards of fifty of Kennicott's and De Rossi's MSS., several ancient editions with some of the versions, read יבין yabin, he understands; and because he understands his way, he is able to direct himself in walking in it.
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Proverbs 28:14 Happy is the man that fears always: but he that hardens his heart shall fall into mischief.
Proverbs 29:1 He, that being often reproved hardens his neck, shall suddenly be destroyed, and that without remedy.
Jeremiah 3:2,3 Lift up your eyes to the high places, and see where you have not been lien with. In the ways have you sat for them...
Jeremiah 5:3 O LORD, are not your eyes on the truth? you have stricken them, but they have not grieved; you have consumed them...
Jeremiah 8:12 Were they ashamed when they had committed abomination? no, they were not at all ashamed, neither could they blush...
Jeremiah 44:16,17 As for the word that you have spoken to us in the name of the LORD, we will not listen to you...
Proverbs 11:5 The righteousness of the perfect shall direct his way: but the wicked shall fall by his own wickedness.
Psalm 119:59 I thought on my ways, and turned my feet to your testimonies.
Ezekiel 18:28 Because he considers, and turns away from all his transgressions that he has committed, he shall surely live, he shall not die.
Haggai 1:5,7 Now therefore thus said the LORD of hosts; Consider your ways...
Haggai 2:15,18,19 And now, I pray you, consider from this day and upward, from before a stone was laid on a stone in the temple of the LORD...
Luke 15:17,18 And when he came to himself, he said, How many hired servants of my father's have bread enough and to spare, and I perish with hunger!...
1 Thessalonians 3:11 Now God himself and our Father, and our Lord Jesus Christ, direct our way to you.
Proverbs 21:29 Parallel CommentariesBold Considers Directeth Displays Establishes Establisheth Evil-Doer Face Front Gives Hard Hardened Hardeneth Hardens Makes Prepareth Puts Sure Thought Upright Way Ways WickedBold Considers Directeth Displays Establishes Establisheth Evil-Doer Face Front Gives Hard Hardened Hardeneth Hardens Makes Prepareth Puts Sure Thought Upright Way Ways WickedTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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Psalm 119:5 Oh, that my ways were steadfast in obeying your decrees!
Proverbs 7:13 She took hold of him and kissed him and with a brazen face she said:
Proverbs 11:5 The righteousness of the blameless makes their paths straight, but the wicked are brought down by their own wickedness.
Ecclesiastes 8:1 Who is like the wise? Who knows the explanation of things? A person's wisdom brightens their face and changes its hard appearance.