Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

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

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 (be carried out).

Darby Translation

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

Easton

Fausets

Prayers for Proverbs 19:21

Context Readings

A Foolish Son Brings Ruin To Others

20 Let your ear be open to suggestion and take teaching, so that at the end you may be wise. 21 A man's heart may be full of designs, but the purpose of the Lord is unchanging. 22 The ornament of a man is his mercy, and a poor man is better than one who is false.



Cross References

Psalm 33:10-11

The Lord undoes the designs of the nations; he makes the thoughts of the peoples without effect.

Proverbs 16:9

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

Isaiah 14:26-27

This is the purpose for all the earth: and this is the hand stretched out over all nations.

Job 23:13

But his purpose is fixed and there is no changing it; and he gives effect to the desire of his soul.

Proverbs 16:1

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

Isaiah 14:24

The Lord has taken an oath, saying, My design will certainly come about, and my purpose will be effected:

Isaiah 46:10

Making clear from the first what is to come, and from past times the things which have not so far come about; saying, My purpose is fixed, and I will do all my pleasure;

Genesis 37:19-20

Saying to one another, See, here comes this dreamer.

Genesis 45:4-8

Then Joseph said to his brothers, Come near to me. And they came near, And he said, I am Joseph your brother, whom you sent into Egypt.

Genesis 50:20

As for you, it was in your mind to do me evil, but God has given a happy outcome, the salvation of numbers of people, as you see today.

Esther 9:25

But when the business was put before the king, he gave orders by letters that the evil design which he had made against the Jews was to be turned against himself; and that he and his sons were to be put to death by hanging.

Psalm 21:11

For their thoughts were bitter against you: they had an evil design in their minds, which they were not able to put into effect.

Psalm 21:11

For their thoughts were bitter against you: they had an evil design in their minds, which they were not able to put into effect.

Proverbs 12:2

A good man has grace in the eyes of the Lord; but the man of evil designs gets punishment from him.

Proverbs 21:1

The king's heart in the hands of the Lord is like the water streams, and by him it is turned in any direction at his pleasure.

Proverbs 21:30

Wisdom and knowledge and wise suggestions are of no use against the Lord.

Ecclesiastes 7:29

This only have I seen, that God made men upright, but they have been searching out all sorts of inventions.

Isaiah 7:6-7

Let us go up against Judah, troubling her, and forcing our way into her, and let us put up a king in her, even the son of Tabeel:

Daniel 4:35

And all the people of the earth are as nothing: he does his pleasure in the army of heaven and among the people of the earth: and no one is able to keep back his hand, or say to him, What are you doing?

Daniel 11:24-25

Against fertile places, and will make waste a part of the country; and he will do what his fathers have not done, or his fathers' fathers; he will make distribution among them of goods taken in war and by force, and of property: he will even make designs against the strong places for a time.

Matthew 26:4-5

And they made designs together to take Jesus by some trick, and put him to death.

Matthew 27:63-64

Saying, Sir, we have in mind how that false man said, while he was still living, After three days I will come again from the dead.

Acts 4:27-28

For, truly, in this town, against your holy servant, Jesus, who was marked out by you as Christ, Herod, and Pontius Pilate, with the Gentiles and the people of Israel, came together,

Acts 5:38-39

And now I say to you, Do nothing to these men, but let them be: for if this teaching or this work is of men, it will come to nothing:

Ephesians 1:11

In whom we have a heritage, being marked out from the first in his purpose who does all things in agreement with his designs;

Hebrews 6:17-18

So that when it was God's desire to make it specially clear to those who by his word were to have the heritage, that his purpose was fixed, he made it more certain with an oath;

1 Peter 2:8

And, A stone of falling, a rock of trouble; the word is the cause of their fall, because they go against it, and this was the purpose of God.

Jude 1:4

For certain men have come among you secretly, marked out before in the holy Writings for this evil fate, men without the fear of God, turning his grace into an unclean thing, and false to our only Master and Lord, Jesus Christ.

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