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Bible Commentaries

Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament

Proverbs 16

1:2 instruction; (i-5) 'Wisdom' here and in ver. 7 is chokmah . 'Instruction' means also, 'correction,' 'warning,' 'discipline,' Job 36:10 .

Verse 1

16:1 purposes (f-2) Or 'disposings.'

Verse 3

16:3 Commit (g-1) Lit. 'Roll.' see Psalms 37:5 . established. (h-11) Or 'accomplished.'

Verse 4

16:4 account, (i-8) Or 'for his own purpose.'

Verse 5

16:5 hand, (k-11) As ch. 11.21.

Verse 19

16:19 meek, (a-12) Or 'afflicted,' as ch. 14.21.

Verse 20

16:20 heed (b-4) Or 'acts wisely,' from Sachal , ch. 1.3. see Note, Psalms 41:1 .

Verse 22

16:22 Wisdom (c-1) Sachal . ch. 1.3.

Verse 23

16:23 intelligent, (b-9) Or 'acts wisely,' from Sachal , ch. 1.3. see Note, Psalms 41:1 .

Verse 26

16:26 appetite (d-2) Lit. 'soul.'

Verse 28

16:28 false (e-2) Or 'froward,' as ch. 2.12. soweth (f-4) Or 'sendeth out.' talebearer (g-8) Or 'slanderer.'

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Darby, John. "Commentary on Proverbs 16". "John Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/dsn/proverbs-16.html. 1857-67.