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The most popular Bible verses from Proverbs 21

Found 31 Verses

Proverbs 21:1

Bible Rank: 2,860
In the LORD's hand the king's heart is a stream of water that he channels toward all who please him. NIV
THE KING'S heart is in the hand of the Lord, as are the watercourses; He turns it whichever way He wills. AMP
The king's heart is in the hand of the LORD, as the rivers of water: he turneth it whithersoever he will. KJV

Proverbs 21:22

Bible Rank: 4,226
One who is wise can go up against the city of the mighty and pull down the stronghold in which they trust. NIV
A wise man scales the city walls of the mighty and brings down the stronghold in which they trust. AMP
A wise man scaleth the city of the mighty, and casteth down the strength of the confidence thereof. KJV

Proverbs 21:23

Bible Rank: 5,204
Those who guard their mouths and their tongues keep themselves from calamity. NIV
He who guards his mouth and his tongue keeps himself from troubles. [Prov. 12:13; 13:3; 18:21; James 3:2.] AMP
Whoso keepeth his mouth and his tongue keepeth his soul from troubles. KJV

Proverbs 21:31

Bible Rank: 9,065
The horse is made ready for the day of battle, but victory rests with the LORD. NIV
The horse is prepared for the day of battle, but deliverance and victory are of the Lord. AMP
The horse is prepared against the day of battle: but safety is of the LORD. KJV

Proverbs 21:24

Bible Rank: 10,790
The proud and arrogant – "Mocker" is their name; they behave with insolent fury. NIV
The proud and haughty man--Scoffer is his name--deals and acts with overbearing pride. AMP
Proud and haughty scorner is his name, who dealeth in proud wrath. KJV

Proverbs 21:25

Bible Rank: 13,257
The craving of sluggards will be the death of them, because their hands refuse to work. NIV
The desire of the slothful kills him, for his hands refuse to labor. AMP
The desire of the slothful killeth him; for his hands refuse to labour. KJV

Proverbs 21:26

Bible Rank: 15,371
All day long they crave for more, but the righteous give without sparing. NIV
He covets greedily all the day long, but the [uncompromisingly] righteous gives and does not withhold. [II Cor. 9:6-10.] AMP
He coveteth greedily all the day long: but the righteous giveth and spareth not. KJV

Proverbs 21:9

Bible Rank: 16,559
Better to live on a corner of the roof than share a house with a quarrelsome wife. NIV
It is better to dwell in a corner of the housetop [on the flat oriental roof, exposed to all kinds of weather] than in a house shared with a nagging, quarrelsome, and faultfinding woman. AMP
It is better to dwell in a corner of the housetop, than with a brawling woman in a wide house. KJV

Proverbs 21:27

Bible Rank: 16,734
The sacrifice of the wicked is detestable – how much more so when brought with evil intent! NIV
The sacrifice of the wicked is exceedingly disgusting and abhorrent [to the Lord]--how much more when he brings it with evil intention? AMP
The sacrifice of the wicked is abomination: how much more, when he bringeth it with a wicked mind? KJV

Proverbs 21:30

Bible Rank: 16,899
There is no wisdom, no insight, no plan that can succeed against the LORD. NIV
There is no [human] wisdom or understanding or counsel [that can prevail] against the Lord. AMP
There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against the LORD. KJV

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