New American Standard Bible
Will they not go astray who devise evil? But kindness and truth will be to those who devise good.
King James Bible
Do they not err that devise evil? but mercy and truth shall be to them that devise good.
Darby Bible Translation
Do they not err that devise evil? but loving-kindness and truth are for those that devise good.
World English Bible
Don't they go astray who plot evil? But love and faithfulness belong to those who plan good.
Young's Literal Translation
Do not they err who are devising evil? And kindness and truth are to those devising good,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Err - In the sense of wandering from the right way, the way of life.
LibrarySatisfied from Self
'... A good man shall be satisfied from himself.'--PROVERBS xiv. 14. At first sight this saying strikes one as somewhat unlike the ordinary Scripture tone, and savouring rather of a Stoical self-complacency; but we recall parallel sayings, such as Christ's words, 'The water that I shall give him shall be in him a well of water'; and the Apostle's, 'Then shall he have rejoicing in himself alone.' We further note that the text has an antithetic parallel in the preceding clause, where the picture is …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Godly Fear and Its Goodly Consequence
How the Kindly-Disposed and the Envious are to be Admonished.
A Believer's Privilege at Death
He plans wickedness upon his bed; He sets himself on a path that is not good; He does not despise evil.
Do not let kindness and truth leave you; Bind them around your neck, Write them on the tablet of your heart.
Do not devise harm against your neighbor, While he lives securely beside you.
A good man will obtain favor from the LORD, But He will condemn a man who devises evil.
In all labor there is profit, But mere talk leads only to poverty.
One who plans to do evil, Men will call a schemer.
Woe to those who scheme iniquity, Who work out evil on their beds! When morning comes, they do it, For it is in the power of their hands.
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