New International Version
Plans fail for lack of counsel, but with many advisers they succeed.
King James Bible
Without counsel purposes are disappointed: but in the multitude of counsellers they are established.
Darby Bible Translation
Without counsel purposes are disappointed; but in the multitude of counsellors they are established.
World English Bible
Where there is no counsel, plans fail; but in a multitude of counselors they are established.
Young's Literal Translation
Without counsel is the making void of purposes, And in a multitude of counsellors it is established.
Proverbs 15:22 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
But in the multitude of counsellors - See note on Proverbs 11:13 (note). But רב יועצים rob yoatsim might be translated, chief or master of the council, the prime minister.
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A sermon (No. 177) delivered on Sabbath morning, February 14, 1858 At The Music Hall, Royal Surrey Gardens by C. H. Spurgeon. "Hell and destruction are before the Lord: how much more then the hearts of the children of men?" -- Proverbs 15:11. You have often smiled at the ignorance of heathens who bow themselves before gods of wood and stone. You have quoted the words of Scripture and you have said, "Eyes have they, but they see not; ears have they, but they hear not." You have therefore argued that …
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Now then, let me advise you how you can save your own life and the life of your son Solomon.
For lack of guidance a nation falls, but victory is won through many advisers.
Folly brings joy to one who has no sense, but whoever has understanding keeps a straight course.
A person finds joy in giving an apt reply-- and how good is a timely word!
Plans are established by seeking advice; so if you wage war, obtain guidance.
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