Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

There are many devices in a man's heart; nevertheless the counsel of the LORD, that shall stand.

Holman Bible

Many plans are in a man's heart, but the Lord's decree will prevail.

International Standard Version

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

A Conservative Version

There are many devices in a man's heart, but the counsel of LORD, that shall stand.

American Standard Version

There are many devices in a man's heart; But the counsel of Jehovah, that shall stand.

Amplified

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

Bible in Basic English

A man's heart may be full of designs, but the purpose of the Lord is unchanging.

Darby Translation

Many are the thoughts in a man's heart, but the counsel of Jehovah, that doth stand.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

There are many thoughts in the heart of man; nevertheless the counsel of the LORD shall stand.

Julia Smith Translation

Many purposes in a man's heart: and the counsel of Jehovah, that shall stand.

King James 2000

There are many plans in a man's heart; nevertheless the counsel of the LORD, that shall stand.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Many plans [are] in the heart of a man, but the purpose of Yahweh will be established.

Modern King James verseion

There are many purposes in a man's heart, but the counsel of Jehovah shall stand.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

There are many devices in a man's heart; nevertheless the counsel of the LORD shall stand.

NET Bible

There are many plans in a person's mind, but it is the counsel of the Lord which will stand.

New Heart English Bible

There are many plans in a man's heart, but the LORD's counsel will prevail.

The Emphasized Bible

Many are the devices in a man's heart, but, the counsel of Yahweh, that, shall stand.

Webster

There are many devices in a man's heart; nevertheless the counsel of the LORD, that shall stand.

World English Bible

There are many plans in a man's heart, but Yahweh's counsel will prevail.

Youngs Literal Translation

Many are the purposes in a man's heart, And the counsel of Jehovah it standeth.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מחשׁבת מחשׁבה 
Machashabah 
Usage: 56

in a man's
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

of the Lord

Usage: 0

References

Prayers for Proverbs 19:21

Context Readings

A Foolish Son Brings Ruin To Others

20 Listen to counsel and accept discipline, That you may be wise the rest of your days. 21 Many plans are in a man's heart, But the counsel of the LORD will stand. 22 What is desirable in a man is his kindness, And it is better to be a poor man than a liar.



Cross References

Psalm 33:10-11

The LORD nullifies the counsel of the nations; He frustrates the plans of the peoples.

Proverbs 16:9

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

Isaiah 14:26-27

"This is the plan devised against the whole earth; and this is the hand that is stretched out against all the nations.

Job 23:13

"But He is unique and who can turn Him? And what His soul desires, that He does.

Proverbs 16:1

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

Isaiah 14:24

The LORD of hosts has sworn saying, "Surely, just as I have intended so it has happened, and just as I have planned so it will stand,

Isaiah 46:10

Declaring the end from the beginning, And from ancient times things which have not been done, Saying, 'My purpose will be established, And I will accomplish all My good pleasure';

Genesis 37:19-20

They said to one another, "Here comes this dreamer!

Genesis 45:4-8

Then Joseph said to his brothers, "Please come closer to me." And they came closer. And he said, "I am your brother Joseph, whom you sold into Egypt.

Genesis 50:20

"As for you, you meant evil against me, but God meant it for good in order to bring about this present result, to preserve many people alive.

Esther 9:25

But when it came to the king's attention, he commanded by letter that his wicked scheme which he had devised against the Jews, should return on his own head and that he and his sons should be hanged on the gallows.

Psalm 21:11

Though they intended evil against You And devised a plot, They will not succeed.

Psalm 83:4

They have said, "Come, and let us wipe them out as a nation, That the name of Israel be remembered no more."

Proverbs 12:2

A good man will obtain favor from the LORD, But He will condemn a man who devises evil.

Proverbs 21:1

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

Proverbs 21:30

There is no wisdom and no understanding And no counsel against the LORD.

Ecclesiastes 7:29

"Behold, I have found only this, that God made men upright, but they have sought out many devices."

Isaiah 7:6-7

"Let us go up against Judah and terrorize it, and make for ourselves a breach in its walls and set up the son of Tabeel as king in the midst of it,"

Daniel 4:35

"All the inhabitants of the earth are accounted as nothing, But He does according to His will in the host of heaven And among the inhabitants of earth; And no one can ward off His hand Or say to Him, 'What have You done?'

Daniel 11:24-25

"In a time of tranquility he will enter the richest parts of the realm, and he will accomplish what his fathers never did, nor his ancestors; he will distribute plunder, booty and possessions among them, and he will devise his schemes against strongholds, but only for a time.

Matthew 26:4-5

and they plotted together to seize Jesus by stealth and kill Him.

Matthew 27:63-64

and said, "Sir, we remember that when He was still alive that deceiver said, 'After three days I am to rise again.'

Acts 4:27-28

"For truly in this city there were gathered together against Your holy servant Jesus, whom You anointed, both Herod and Pontius Pilate, along with the Gentiles and the peoples of Israel,

Acts 5:38-39

"So in the present case, I say to you, stay away from these men and let them alone, for if this plan or action is of men, it will be overthrown;

Ephesians 1:11

also we have obtained an inheritance, having been predestined according to His purpose who works all things after the counsel of His will,

Hebrews 6:17-18

In the same way God, desiring even more to show to the heirs of the promise the unchangeableness of His purpose, interposed with an oath,

1 Peter 2:8

and, "A STONE OF STUMBLING AND A ROCK OF OFFENSE"; for they stumble because they are disobedient to the word, and to this doom they were also appointed.

Jude 1:4

For certain persons have crept in unnoticed, those who were long beforehand marked out for this condemnation, ungodly persons who turn the grace of our God into licentiousness and deny our only Master and Lord, Jesus Christ.

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