18 Plans are established by seeking advice; so if you wage war, obtain guidance.

Other Translations of Proverbs 20:18

King James Version

18 Every purpose is established by counsel: and with good advice make war.

English Standard Version

18 Plans are established by counsel; by wise guidance wage war.

The Message

18 Form your purpose by asking for counsel, then carry it out using all the help you can get.

New King James Version

18 Plans are established by counsel; By wise counsel wage war.

New Living Translation

18 Plans succeed through good counsel; don't go to war without wise advice.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Proverbs 20:18

Commentary on Proverbs 20:18

(Read Proverbs 20:18)

Especially we need advice in spiritual warfare. The word and Spirit of God are the best counsellors in every point.