Proverbs 14:22
Good News Translation
You will earn the trust and respect of others if you work for good; if you work for evil, you are making a mistake.

Contemporary English Version
It's a mistake to make evil plans, but you will have loyal friends if you want to do right.

Douay-Rheims Bible
They err that work evil: but mercy and truth prepare good things.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

They err that work evil: but mercy and truth prepare good things.

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Proverbs 22:17 Incline thy ear, and hear the words of the wise: and apply thy heart to my doctrine:

Proverbs 12:2 Man shall not be strengthened by wickedness: and the root of the just shall not be moved.

Isaiah 32:7,8 The vessels of the deceitful are most wicked: for he hath framed devices to destroy the meek, with lying words, when the poor man speaketh judgment. . . .

but

Genesis 24:27 Saying: Blessed be the Lord God of my master Abraham, who hath not taken away his mercy and truth from my master, and hath brought me the straight way into the house of my master's brother.

Psalm 25:10 All the ways of the Lord are mercy and truth, to them that seek after his covenant and his testimonies.

Psalm 61:7 He abideth for ever in the sight of God: his mercy and truth who shall search?

Matthew 5:7 Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy.

John 1:17 For the law was given by Moses: grace and truth came by Jesus Christ.

devise

Proverbs 19:22 A needy man is merciful: and better is the poor than the lying man.

2 Chronicles 6:8 The Lord said to him: Forasmuch as it was thy will to build a house to my name, thou hast done well indeed in having such a will:

Context
The Wise Woman
21He that despiseth his neighbour, sinneth: but he that sheweth mercy to the poor, shall be blessed. He that believeth in the Lord, loveth mercy. 22They err that work evil: but mercy and truth prepare good things.23In much work there shall be abundance: but where there are many words, there is oftentimes want.…
Cross References
Psalm 36:4
He hath devised iniquity on his bed, he hath set himself on every way that is not good: but evil he hath not hated.

Proverbs 3:3
And thou shalt find grace, and good understanding before God and men.

Proverbs 3:29
Strive not against a man without cause, when he hath done thee no evil.

Proverbs 12:2
Man shall not be strengthened by wickedness: and the root of the just shall not be moved.

Proverbs 14:23
In much work there shall be abundance: but where there are many words, there is oftentimes want.

Proverbs 24:8
He that deviseth to do evils, shall be called a fool.

Micah 2:1
Make thee bald, and be polled for thy delicate children: enlarge thy baldness as the eagle: for they are carried into captivity from thee.

Additional Translations
Do not those who contrive evil go astray? But those who plan goodness find loving devotion and truth.Do they not err that devise evil? but mercy and truth shall be to them that devise good.

Do they not err that devise evil? But mercy and truth'shall be to them that devise good.

They that go astray devise evils: but the good devise mercy and truth. The framers of evil do not understand mercy and truth: but compassion and faithfulness are with the framers of good.

Do they not err that devise evil? but loving-kindness and truth are for those that devise good.

Do they not err that devise evil? but mercy and truth shall be to them that devise good.

Do they not err that devise evil? but mercy and truth shall be to them that devise good.

Don't they go astray who plot evil? But love and faithfulness belong to those who plan good.

Do not they err who are devising evil? And kindness and truth are to those devising good,
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