Proverbs 12:5
Modern Translations
New International Version
The plans of the righteous are just, but the advice of the wicked is deceitful.

New Living Translation
The plans of the godly are just; the advice of the wicked is treacherous.

English Standard Version
The thoughts of the righteous are just; the counsels of the wicked are deceitful.

Berean Study Bible
The plans of the righteous are just, but the counsel of the wicked leads to deceit.

New American Standard Bible
The thoughts of the righteous are just, But the counsels of the wicked are deceitful.

NASB 1995
The thoughts of the righteous are just, But the counsels of the wicked are deceitful.

NASB 1977
The thoughts of the righteous are just, But the counsels of the wicked are deceitful.

Amplified Bible
The thoughts and purposes of the [consistently] righteous are just (honest, reliable), But the counsels and schemes of the wicked are deceitful.

Christian Standard Bible
The thoughts of the righteous are just, but guidance from the wicked is deceitful.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The thoughts of the righteous are just, but guidance from the wicked leads to deceit.

Contemporary English Version
Good people have kind thoughts, but you should never trust the advice of someone evil.

Good News Translation
Honest people will treat you fairly; the wicked only want to deceive you.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The thoughts of righteous people are fair. The advice of wicked people is treacherous.

International Standard Version
The plans of the righteous are just, but the advice of the wicked is deceitful.

NET Bible
The plans of the righteous are just; the counsels of the wicked are deceitful.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
The thoughts of the righteous are right: but the counsels of the wicked are deceit.

New King James Version
The thoughts of the righteous are right, But the counsels of the wicked are deceitful.

King James 2000 Bible
The thoughts of the righteous are right: but the counsels of the wicked are deceitful.

New Heart English Bible
The thoughts of the righteous are just, but the advice of the wicked is deceitful.

World English Bible
The thoughts of the righteous are just, but the advice of the wicked is deceitful.

American King James Version
The thoughts of the righteous are right: but the counsels of the wicked are deceit.

American Standard Version
The thoughts of the righteous are just; But the counsels of the wicked are deceit.

A Faithful Version
The thoughts of the righteous are right; the counsels of the wicked are deceit.

Darby Bible Translation
The thoughts of the righteous are right; the counsels of the wicked are deceit.

English Revised Version
The thoughts of the righteous are just: but the counsels of the wicked are deceit.

Webster's Bible Translation
The thoughts of the righteous are right: but the counsels of the wicked are deceit.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
The thoughtes of the iust are right: but the counsels of the wicked are deceitfull.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
The thoughtes of the ryghteous are ryght: but the imaginations of the vngodly are deceptfull.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
The thoughtes of ye righteous are right, but the ymaginacion of the vngodly are disceatfull.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
The thoughts of the righteous [are] justice, "" The counsels of the wicked—deceit.

Young's Literal Translation
The thoughts of the righteous are justice, The counsels of the wicked -- deceit.

Smith's Literal Translation
The purposes of the just are judgment: the guidance of the unjust, deceit.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
The thoughts of the just are judgments: and the counsels of the wicked are deceitful.

Catholic Public Domain Version
The thoughts of the just are judgments. And the counsels of the impious are dishonest.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
The purposes of the righteous are justice, and the way of life of the evil is deceit.

Lamsa Bible
The thoughts of the righteous are upright; but the counsels of the wicked are deceit.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
The thoughts of the righteous are right; But the counsels of the wicked are deceit.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
The thoughts of the righteous are true judgments; but ungodly men devise deceits.








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