Proverbs 16:7
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New Living Translation
When people's lives please the LORD, even their enemies are at 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.

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Trust in God --True Wisdom
A sermon (No. 392) delivered on Sunday Morning, May 12th, 1861, at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington, by C. H. Spurgeon. "He that handleth a matter wisely shall find good: and whoso trusteth in the Lord, happy is he."--Proverbs 16:20. Wisdom is man's true path--that which enables him to accomplish best the end of his being, and which therefore gives to him the richest enjoyment and the fullest play for all his powers. Wisdom is the compass by which man is to steer across the trackless waste
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs

A Wise Desire
I remember once going to a chapel where this happened to be the text, and the good man who occupied the pulpit was more than a little of an Arminian. Therefore, when he commenced, he said, "This passage refers entirely to our temporal inheritance. It has nothing whatever to do with our everlasting destiny: for," said he, "We do not want Christ to choose for us in the matter of heaven or hell. It is so plain and easy that every man who has a grain of common sense will choose heaven; and any person
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 1: 1855

Of Predestination
Eph. i. 11.--"In whom also we have obtained an inheritance, being predestinated according to the purpose of him who worketh all things after the counsel of his own will."--Rom. ix. 22, 23.--"What if God, willing to show his wrath and to make his power known, endured with much long-suffering the vessels of wrath fitted to destruction, and that he might make known the riches of his glory on the vessels of mercy which he had afore prepared unto glory." In the creation of the world, it pleased the Lord,
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

Conflict.
"Therefore let us also, seeing we are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us, looking unto Jesus the Author and Perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before Him endured the Cross, despising shame, and hath sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. For consider Him that hath endured such gainsaying of sinners against themselves, that ye
Thomas Charles Edwards—The Expositor's Bible: The Epistle to the Hebrews

Cross References
1 Peter 3:13
Now, who will want to harm you if you are eager to do good?

Genesis 33:4
Then Esau ran to meet him and embraced him, threw his arms around his neck, and kissed him. And they both wept.

Exodus 3:21
And I will cause the Egyptians to look favorably on you. They will give you gifts when you go so you will not leave empty-handed.

2 Chronicles 17:10
Then the fear of the LORD fell over all the surrounding kingdoms so that none of them wanted to declare war on Jehoshaphat.

Proverbs 3:17
She will guide you down delightful paths; all her ways are satisfying.

Proverbs 16:8
Better to have little, with godliness, than to be rich and dishonest.

Jeremiah 39:12
"See that he isn't hurt," he said. "Look after him well, and give him anything he wants."

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