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Proverbs 12:5 | The Thoughts of the Righteous

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Week 15: Proverbs 12:5

The thoughts of the righteous are right: but the counsels of the wicked are deceit.

Scripture Memory

The thoughts of the righteous are right: but the counsels of the wicked are deceit. Proverbs 12:5

The thoughts of the righteous are right: but the counsels of the wicked are deceit. Proverbs 12:5

T__ t_______ o_ t__ r________ a__ r____: b__ t__ c_______ o_ t__ w_____ a__ d_____. Proverbs 12:5

Bible Context

Who?

King Solomon

When?

Early in his reign, after 970 B.C.

Why?

To apply God’s wisdom to daily life.

For whom?

Israelites (The Jewish People).

Word Studies

The thoughts of the righteous are right: but the counsels of the wicked are deceit. Proverbs 12:5

Thoughts | מַחֲשָׁבָה

maḥăšāḇâ

Pronunciation: makh-ash-aw-baw'

Definition:

  • Thought
  • Device, plan, purpose
  • invention

Translations:

  • thought 28x
  • device 12x
  • purpose 6x
  • work 3x

righteous | צַדִּיק

ṣadîq

Pronunciation: tsad-deek'

Definition:

  • just, lawful, righteous
  • righteous (as justified and vindicated by God)

Translations:

  • righteous 162x
  • just 42x

Right | מִשְׁפָּט

mišpāṭ

Pronunciation: mish-pawt'

Definition:

  • justice, right, rectitude (attributes of God or man)

Translations:

  • judgement 296x
  • manner 38x
  • right 18x
  • cause 12x

Counsels | תַּחְבֻּלוֹת

taḥbulôṯ

Pronunciation: takh-boo-law'

Definition:

  • Direction, counsel, guidance, good advice
  • Wise counsel

Translations:

  • Counsel 5x
  • Good advice 1x

Wicked | רָשָׁע

rāšāʿ

Pronunciation: raw-shaw'

Definition:

  • Wicked, criminal
  • Guilty one
  • Wicked (hostile to God)

Translations:

  • Wicked 249x
  • Ungodly 8x
  • Wicked man 3x

Deceit | מִרְמָה

mirmâ

Pronunciation: meer-maw'

Definition:

  • deceit, treachery

Translations:

  • deceit 20x
  • deceitful 8x
  • false 2x

Paraphrase

  • The [plans] of the [righteous (as justified and vindicated by God)] are [justice]: but the [guidance] of the [hostile to God] are [treachery]. Proverbs 12:5
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