Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Man's steps are ordained by the LORD, How then can man understand his way?

King James Version

Man's goings are of the LORD; how can a man then understand his own way?

Holman Bible

A man’s steps are determined by the Lord,
so how can anyone understand his own way?

International Standard Version

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

A Conservative Version

A man's goings are of LORD, how then can man understand his way?

American Standard Version

A man's goings are of Jehovah; How then can man understand his way?

Amplified

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

Bible in Basic English

A man's steps are of the Lord; how then may a man have knowledge of his way?

Darby Translation

The steps of a man are from Jehovah; and how can a man understand his own way?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Man's steps are of the LORD; how can a man then understand his own way?

Julia Smith Translation

From Jehovah man's steps; and how shall man understand his way?

King James 2000

A man's steps are of the LORD; how can a man then understand his own way?

Lexham Expanded Bible

[Away] from Yahweh are the steps of a strong man, and how will humankind understand his ways?

Modern King James verseion

Man's steps are of Jehovah; how can a man then understand his own way?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The LORD ordereth every man's goings; for what is he, that understandeth his own way?

NET Bible

The steps of a person are ordained by the Lord -- so how can anyone understand his own way?

New Heart English Bible

A man's steps are from the LORD; how then can man understand his way?

The Emphasized Bible

From Yahweh, are a man's steps, a son of earth, then - how can he discern his way?

Webster

Man's goings are of the LORD; how can a man then understand his own way?

World English Bible

A man's steps are from Yahweh; how then can man understand his way?

Youngs Literal Translation

From Jehovah are the steps of a man, And man -- how understandeth he his way?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
גּבר 
Geber 
Usage: 65

מצעד 
Mits`ad 
Usage: 3

are of the Lord

Usage: 0

how can a man
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

References

Easton

Context Readings

Foolproof Instructions

23 Differing weights are an abomination to the LORD, And a false scale is not good. 24 Man's steps are ordained by the LORD, How then can man understand his way? 25 It is a trap for a man to say rashly, "It is holy!" And after the vows to make inquiry.



Cross References

Proverbs 16:9

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

Jeremiah 10:23

I know, O LORD, that a man's way is not in himself, Nor is it in a man who walks to direct his steps.

Psalm 25:4

Make me know Your ways, O LORD; Teach me Your paths.

Psalm 25:12

Who is the man who fears the LORD? He will instruct him in the way he should choose.

Psalm 37:23

The steps of a man are established by the LORD, And He delights in his way.

Proverbs 14:8

The wisdom of the sensible is to understand his way, But the foolishness of fools is deceit.

Isaiah 10:6-7

I send it against a godless nation And commission it against the people of My fury To capture booty and to seize plunder, And to trample them down like mud in the streets.

Daniel 5:23

but you have exalted yourself against the Lord of heaven; and they have brought the vessels of His house before you, and you and your nobles, your wives and your concubines have been drinking wine from them; and you have praised the gods of silver and gold, of bronze, iron, wood and stone, which do not see, hear or understand But the God in whose hand are your life-breath and all your ways, you have not glorified.

Acts 17:28

for in Him we live and move and exist, as even some of your own poets have said, 'For we also are His children.'

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