King James Version
Deceit is in the heart of them that imagine evil: but to the counsellers of peace is joy.
Darby Bible Translation
Deceit is in the heart of them that devise evil; but to the counsellors of peace is joy.
World English Bible
Deceit is in the heart of those who plot evil, but joy comes to the promoters of peace.
Young's Literal Translation
Deceit is in the heart of those devising evil, And to those counselling peace is joy.
Proverbs 12:20 Parallel
CommentaryGeneva Study Bible
Deceit is in the heart of them that imagine evil: but to the counsellors of peace is joy.Proverbs 12:20 Parallel Commentaries
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To Pastors and Teachers If all who laboured for the conversion of others were to introduce them immediately into Prayer and the Interior Life, and make it their main design to gain and win over the heart, numberless as well as permanent conversions would certainly ensue. On the contrary, few and transient fruits must attend that labour which is confined to outward matters; such as burdening the disciple with a thousand precepts for external exercises, instead of leaving the soul to Christ by the …
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Wherefore he did evil in the sight of the LORD like the house of Ahab: for they were his counsellers after the death of his father to his destruction.
The lip of truth shall be established for ever: but a lying tongue is but for a moment.
There shall no evil happen to the just: but the wicked shall be filled with mischief.
He that hateth dissembleth with his lips, and layeth up deceit within him;
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