20 Whoever gives heed to instruction prospers,[1]and blessed is the one who trusts in the Lord.

Other Translations of Proverbs 16:20

King James Version

20 He that handleth a matter wisely shall find good: and whoso trusteth in the Lord, happy is he.

English Standard Version

20 Whoever gives thought to the wordOr to a matter will discover good, and blessed is he who trusts in the Lord.

The Message

20 It pays to take life seriously; things work out when you trust in God.

New King James Version

20 He who heeds the word wisely will find good, And whoever trusts in the Lord, happy is he.

New Living Translation

20 Those who listen to instruction will prosper; those who trust the Lord will be joyful.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Proverbs 16:20

Commentary on Proverbs 16:19-20

(Read Proverbs 16:19-20)

Humility, though it exposes to contempt in the world, is much better than high-spiritedness, which makes God an enemy. He that understands God's word shall find good.