Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The plans of the heart belong to man, But the answer of the tongue is from the LORD.

King James Version

The preparations of the heart in man, and the answer of the tongue, is from the LORD.

Holman Bible

The reflections of the heart belong to man,
but the answer of the tongue is from the Lord.

International Standard Version

People do the planning, but the end result is from the LORD.

A Conservative Version

The plans of the heart belong to man, but the answer of the tongue is from LORD.

American Standard Version

The plans of the heart belong to man; But the answer of the tongue is from Jehovah.

Amplified

The plans of the mind and orderly thinking belong to man, but from the Lord comes the [wise] answer of the tongue.

Bible in Basic English

The designs of the heart are man's, but the answer of the tongue comes from the Lord.

Darby Translation

The purposes of the heart are of man, but the answer of the tongue is from Jehovah.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Of man are the preparations of the heart, but the answer of the tongue is from the LORD.

Julia Smith Translation

To man the dispositions of the heart, and the answer of the tongue from Jehovah.

King James 2000

The preparations of the heart belong to man, but the answer of the tongue, is from the LORD.

Lexham Expanded Bible

To mortals [belong] the plans of the heart, but from Yahweh [comes] the answer of the tongue.

Modern King James verseion

The ordering of the heart in man, and the answer of the tongue, is from Jehovah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

A man may well purpose a thing in his heart; but the answer of the tongue cometh of the LORD.

NET Bible

The intentions of the heart belong to a man, but the answer of the tongue comes from the Lord.

New Heart English Bible

The plans of the heart belong to man, but the answer of the tongue is from the LORD.

The Emphasized Bible

To man, belong the preparations of the heart, but, from Yahweh, cometh the answer of the tongue.

Webster

The preparations of the heart in man, and the answer of the tongue, are from the LORD.

World English Bible

The plans of the heart belong to man, but the answer of the tongue is from Yahweh.

Youngs Literal Translation

Of man are arrangements of the heart, And from Jehovah an answer of the tongue.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מערך 
Ma`arak 
Usage: 1

in man
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

and the answer
מענה 
Ma`aneh 
Usage: 8

of the tongue
לשׁנה לשׁן לשׁון 
Lashown 
Usage: 116

Devotionals

Devotionals about Proverbs 16:1

References

Easton

Fausets

Smith

Images Proverbs 16:1

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

1 The plans of the heart belong to man, But the answer of the tongue is from the LORD. 2 All the ways of a man are clean in his own sight, But the LORD weighs the motives.



Cross References

Proverbs 19:21

Many plans are in a man's heart, But the counsel of the LORD will stand.

Proverbs 16:9

The mind of man plans his way, But the LORD directs his steps.

Matthew 10:19-20

"But when they hand you over, do not worry about how or what you are to say; for it will be given you in that hour what you are to say.

Exodus 4:11-12

The LORD said to him, "Who has made man's mouth? Or who makes him mute or deaf, or seeing or blind? Is it not I, the LORD?

Exodus 4:15

"You are to speak to him and put the words in his mouth; and I, even I, will be with your mouth and his mouth, and I will teach you what you are to do.

2 Chronicles 18:31

So when the captains of the chariots saw Jehoshaphat, they said, "It is the king of Israel," and they turned aside to fight against him. But Jehoshaphat cried out, and the LORD helped him, and God diverted them from him.

Ezra 7:27

Blessed be the LORD, the God of our fathers, who has put such a thing as this in the king's heart, to adorn the house of the LORD which is in Jerusalem,

Nehemiah 1:11

"O Lord, I beseech You, may Your ear be attentive to the prayer of Your servant and the prayer of Your servants who delight to revere Your name, and make Your servant successful today and grant him compassion before this man " Now I was the cupbearer to the king.

Psalm 10:17

O LORD, You have heard the desire of the humble; You will strengthen their heart, You will incline Your ear

Psalm 119:36

Incline my heart to Your testimonies And not to dishonest gain.

Proverbs 20:24

Man's steps are ordained by the LORD, How then can man understand his way?

Proverbs 21:1

The king's heart is like channels of water in the hand of the LORD; He turns it wherever He wishes.

Jeremiah 1:7-9

But the LORD said to me, "Do not say, 'I am a youth,' Because everywhere I send you, you shall go, And all that I command you, you shall speak.

Jeremiah 10:23

I know, O LORD, that a man's way is not in himself, Nor is it in a man who walks to direct his steps.

Jeremiah 32:39-40

and I will give them one heart and one way, that they may fear Me always, for their own good and for the good of their children after them.

Ezekiel 36:26-27

"Moreover, I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit within you; and I will remove the heart of stone from your flesh and give you a heart of flesh.

Luke 12:11-12

"When they bring you before the synagogues and the rulers and the authorities, do not worry about how or what you are to speak in your defense, or what you are to say;

Luke 21:14-15

"So make up your minds not to prepare beforehand to defend yourselves;

2 Corinthians 8:16

But thanks be to God who puts the same earnestness on your behalf in the heart of Titus.

Philippians 2:13

for it is God who is at work in you, both to will and to work for His good pleasure.

James 1:16-18

Do not be deceived, my beloved brethren.

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