Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.

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 People do the planning, but the end result is from the LORD. 2 Everything a person does seems pure in his own opinion, but the LORD weighs intentions.



Cross References

Proverbs 19:21

Many plans occupy the mind of a man, but the LORD's purposes will prevail.

Proverbs 16:9

A person plans his way, but the LORD directs his steps.

Matthew 10:19-20

When they hand you over, don't worry about how you are to speak or what you are to say, because in that hour what you are to say will be given to you.

Exodus 4:11-12

Then God asked him, "Who gives a person a mouth? Who makes him unable to speak, or deaf, or able to see, or blind, or lame? Is it not I, the LORD?

Exodus 4:15

You're to speak to him and tell him what to say. I'll help both you and him with your speech, and I'll teach both of you what you are to do.

2 Chronicles 18:31

So when the chariot commanders observed Jehoshaphat, they said by mistake, "It's the king of Israel!" and they turned aside to attack him. But Jehoshaphat cried out to the LORD, who helped him, and God diverted them from him.

Ezra 7:27

Blessed be the LORD God of our ancestors, who placed this decree into the king's heart to beautify the Temple of the LORD in Jerusalem

Nehemiah 1:11

"And now, Lord, I ask you to listen to the prayer of your servant and to the prayers of your servants who delight in revering your Name. I ask you, please prosper your servant today by granting him to receive favor from this man." Now I was the king's senior security advisor.

Psalm 10:17

LORD, you heard the desire of the afflicted; you will strengthen them, you will listen carefully,

Psalm 119:36

Turn my heart to your decrees and away from unjust gain.

Proverbs 20:24

A man's steps are directed by the LORD; how then can anyone understand his own way?

Proverbs 21:1

A king's heart is a water stream that the LORD controls; he directs it wherever he pleases.

Jeremiah 1:7-9

Then the LORD told me, "Don't say, "I'm only a young man,' for you will go everywhere I send you, and you will speak everything I command you.

Jeremiah 10:23

LORD, I know that a person's life is not his to control, nor does a person establish his way in life.

Jeremiah 32:39-40

I'll give them one heart and one lifestyle so they'll fear me always for their own good and for the good of their descendants after them.

Ezekiel 36:26-27

"""I'm going to give you a new heart, and I'm going to give you a new spirit within all of your deepest parts. I'll remove that rock-hard heart of yours and replace it with one that's sensitive to me.

Luke 12:11-12

When people bring you before synagogue leaders, rulers, or authorities, don't worry about how you will defend yourselves or what you will say,

Luke 21:14-15

So purpose in your hearts not to prepare your defense ahead of time,

2 Corinthians 8:16

But thanks be to God, who placed in the heart of Titus the same dedication to you that I have.

Philippians 2:13

For it is God who is producing in you both the desire and the ability to do what pleases him.

James 1:16-18

Do not be deceived, my dear brothers.

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