Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.

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

Easton

Fausets

Prayers for Proverbs 19:21

Context Readings

A Foolish Son Brings Ruin To Others

20 Listen to advice and accept discipline, and you'll be wise for the rest of your life. 21 Many plans occupy the mind of a man, but the LORD's purposes will prevail. 22 Human beings long for grace, and it's better to be poor than a man of deceit.



Cross References

Psalm 33:10-11

The LORD makes void the counsel of nations; he frustrates the plans of nations.

Proverbs 16:9

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

Isaiah 14:26-27

"This is what I've planned for the whole earth, and this is the hand that is stretched out over all the nations.

Job 23:13

"But he is One who can change him? He does whatever he wants to do.

Proverbs 16:1

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

Isaiah 14:24

The LORD of the Heavenly Armies has sworn: "Surely as I have planned, that's what she will become; and just as I have determined, so will it remain

Isaiah 46:10

I declare from the beginning things to follow, and from ancient times things that have not yet been done; saying, "My purpose will stand, and he will accomplish everything that I please.'

Genesis 37:19-20

"Look!" they said. "Here comes the Dream Master!

Genesis 45:4-8

Joseph implored his brothers, "Please come close to me." So they did.

Genesis 50:20

As far as you're concerned, you were planning evil against me, but God intended it for good, planning to bring about the present result so that many people would be preserved alive.

Esther 9:25

But when Esther came before the king, he ordered through a letter that the evil plot that Haman had devised against the Jewish people be rescinded, and that he and his sons be hanged on poles.

Psalm 21:11

Though they plot evil against you and devise schemes, they will not succeed.

Psalm 83:4

They say, "Let us go and erase them as a nation so the name of Israel will not be remembered anymore."

Proverbs 12:2

The good person will gain favor from the LORD, but the man who plots evil will be condemned by him.

Proverbs 21:1

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

Proverbs 21:30

No wisdom, insight, or counsel can prevail against the LORD.

Ecclesiastes 7:29

I have discovered only this: God made human beings for righteousness, but they seek many alternatives."

Isaiah 7:6-7

"Let's go attack Judah, let's terrorize it, and let's conquer it for ourselves. Then we'll install Tabeel's son as king!"'

Daniel 4:35

All who live on the earth are nothing compared to him. He does what he wishes with the heavenly armies and with those who live on earth. No one can hold back his power or say to him, "What did you do?'

Daniel 11:24-25

He'll invade the most prosperous areas of the province during a time of tranquility, accomplishing what neither his predecessors nor his ancestors ever could. He'll distribute war spoils, booty, and wealth to them, and he'll plot the overthrow of fortresses, though only for a time.

Matthew 26:4-5

They conspired to arrest Jesus by treachery and to kill him.

Matthew 27:63-64

and said, "Sir, we remember how that impostor said while he was still alive, "I will be raised after three days.'

Acts 4:27-28

For in this city both Herod and Pontius Pilate actually met together with unbelievers and the people of Israel to oppose your holy servant Jesus, whom you anointed,

Acts 5:38-39

"I'm telling you to keep away from these men for now. Leave them alone, because if this plan or movement is of human origin, it will fail.

Ephesians 1:11

In the Messiah we were also chosen when we were predestined according to the purpose of the one who does everything that he wills to do,

Hebrews 6:17-18

In the same way, when God wanted to make the unchangeable character of his purpose perfectly clear to the heirs of his promise, he guaranteed it with an oath,

1 Peter 2:8

a stone they stumble over and a rock they trip on." They keep on stumbling because they disobey the word, as they were destined to do.

Jude 1:4

For some people have slipped in among you unnoticed. They were written about long ago as being deserving of this condemnation because they are ungodly. They turn the grace of our God into uncontrollable lust and deny our only Master and Lord, Jesus the Messiah.

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