Parallel Verses

Amplified

A man's mind plans his way, but the Lord directs his steps and makes them sure.

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

A man's heart deviseth his way: but the LORD directeth his steps.

Holman Bible

A man’s heart plans his way,
but the Lord determines his steps.

International Standard Version

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

A Conservative Version

A man's heart devises his way, but LORD directs his steps.

American Standard Version

A man's heart deviseth his way; But Jehovah directeth his steps.

Bible in Basic English

A man may make designs for his way, but the Lord is the guide of his steps.

Darby Translation

The heart of man deviseth his way, but Jehovah directeth his steps.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The heart of man devises his way, but the LORD directs his steps.

Julia Smith Translation

The heart of man will purpose his ways, and Jehovah will prepare his steps.

King James 2000

A man's heart plans his way: but the LORD directs his steps.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The {mind} of a person will plan his ways, and Yahweh will direct his steps.

Modern King James verseion

A man's heart plans his way, but Jehovah directs his steps.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

A man deviseth a way in his heart; but it is the LORD that ordereth his goings.

NET Bible

A person plans his course, but the Lord directs his steps.

New Heart English Bible

A man's heart plans his course, but the LORD directs his steps.

The Emphasized Bible

A man's heart, deviseth his way, but, Yahweh, directeth his steps.

Webster

A man's heart deviseth his way: but the LORD directeth his steps.

World English Bible

A man's heart plans his course, but Yahweh directs his steps.

Youngs Literal Translation

The heart of man deviseth his way, And Jehovah establisheth his step.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
A man's
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

but the Lord

Usage: 0

References

Easton

Hastings

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

8 Better is a little with righteousness (uprightness in every area and relation and right standing with God) than great revenues with injustice. 9 A man's mind plans his way, but the Lord directs his steps and makes them sure. 10 Divinely directed decisions are on the lips of the king; his mouth should not transgress in judgment.



Cross References

Jeremiah 10:23

O Lord [pleads Jeremiah in the name of the people], I know that [the determination of] the way of a man is not in himself; it is not in man [even in a strong man or in a man at his best] to direct his [own] steps.

Psalm 37:23

The steps of a [good] man are directed and established by the Lord when He delights in his way [and He busies Himself with his every step].

Proverbs 16:1

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

Proverbs 19:21

Many plans are in a man's mind, but it is the Lord's purpose for him that will stand.

Proverbs 20:24

Man's steps are ordered by the Lord. How then can a man understand his way?

Isaiah 46:10

Declaring the end and the result from the beginning, and from ancient times the things that are not yet done, saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all My pleasure and purpose,

Proverbs 21:30

There is no [human] wisdom or understanding or counsel [that can prevail] against the Lord.

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