New International Version
When the LORD takes pleasure in anyone's way, he causes their enemies to make peace with them.
King James Bible
When a man's ways please the LORD, he maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him.
Darby Bible Translation
When a man's ways please Jehovah, he maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him.
World English Bible
When a man's ways please Yahweh, he makes even his enemies to be at peace with him.
Young's Literal Translation
When a man's ways please Jehovah, even his enemies, He causeth to be at peace with him.
Proverbs 16:7 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
When a man's ways please the Lord - God is the guardian and defense of all that fear and love him; and it is truly astonishing to see how wondrously God works in their behalf, raising them up friends, and turning their enemies into friends.
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LibraryApril 27. "The Sweetness of the Lips" (Prov. xvi. 21).
"The sweetness of the lips" (Prov. xvi. 21). Spiritual conditions are inseparably connected with our physical life. The flow of the divine life-currents may be interrupted by a little clot of blood; the vital current may leak out through a very trifling wound. If you want to keep the health of Christ, keep from all spiritual sores, from all heart wounds and irritations. One hour of fretting will wear out more vitality than a week of work; and one minute of malignity, or rankling jealousy or envy …
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Who is going to harm you if you are eager to do good?
But Esau ran to meet Jacob and embraced him; he threw his arms around his neck and kissed him. And they wept.
"And I will make the Egyptians favorably disposed toward this people, so that when you leave you will not go empty-handed.
2 Chronicles 17:10
The fear of the LORD fell on all the kingdoms of the lands surrounding Judah, so that they did not go to war against Jehoshaphat.
Her ways are pleasant ways, and all her paths are peace.
Better a little with righteousness than much gain with injustice.
"Take him and look after him; don't harm him but do for him whatever he asks."
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