Proverbs 24:6
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English Standard Version
for by wise guidance you can wage your war, and in abundance of counselors there is victory.

King James Bible
For by wise counsel thou shalt make thy war: and in multitude of counsellers there is safety.

American Standard Version
For by wise guidance thou shalt make thy war; And in the multitude of counsellors there is safety.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Because war is managed by due ordering: and there shall be safety where there are many counsels.

English Revised Version
For by wise guidance thou shalt make thy war: and in the multitude of counsellors there is safety.

Webster's Bible Translation
For by wise counsel thou shalt make thy war: and in multitude of counselors there is safety.

Proverbs 24:6 Parallel
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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

The author passes from the sin of uncleanness to that of drunkenness; they are nearly related, for drunkenness excites fleshly lust; and to wallow with delight in the mire of sensuality, a man, created in the image of God, must first brutalize himself by intoxication. The Mashal in the number of its lines passes beyond the limits of the distich, and becomes a Mashal ode.

29 Whose is woe? Whose is grief?

     Whose are contentions, whose trouble, whose wounds without cause?

     Whose dimness of eyes?

30 Theirs, who sit late at the wine,

     Who turn in to taste mixed wine.

31 Look not on the wine as it sparkleth red,

     As it showeth its gleam in the cup,

     Glideth down with ease.

32 The end of it is that it biteth like a serpent,

     And stingeth like a basilisk.

33 Thine eyes shall see strange things,

     And thine heart shall speak perverse things;

34 And thou art as one lying in the heart of the sea,

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Proverbs 20:18 Every purpose is established by counsel: and with good advice make war.

Luke 14:31 Or what king, going to make war against another king, sits not down first...

1 Corinthians 9:25-27 And every man that strives for the mastery is temperate in all things. Now they do it to obtain a corruptible crown...

Ephesians 6:10 Finally, my brothers, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might.

1 Timothy 6:11,12 But you, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness...

2 Timothy 4:7 I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith:

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Proverbs 11:14 Where no counsel is, the people fall: but in the multitude of counsellors there is safety.

Proverbs 15:22 Without counsel purposes are disappointed: but in the multitude of counsellors they are established.

Cross References
2 Chronicles 22:4
He did what was evil in the sight of the LORD, as the house of Ahab had done. For after the death of his father they were his counselors, to his undoing.

Proverbs 11:14
Where there is no guidance, a people falls, but in an abundance of counselors there is safety.

Proverbs 20:18
Plans are established by counsel; by wise guidance wage war.

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