Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

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

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?

Amplified


Man’s steps are ordered and ordained by the Lord.
How then can a man [fully] 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?

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 Diverse weights are an abomination to Jehovah; And a false balance is not good. 24 A man's goings are of Jehovah; How then can man understand his way? 25 It is a snare to a man rashly to say, It is holy, And after vows to make inquiry.



Cross References

Proverbs 16:9

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

Jeremiah 10:23

O Jehovah, I know that the way of man is not in himself: it is not in man that walketh to direct his steps.

Psalm 25:4

Show me thy ways, O Jehovah; Teach me thy paths.

Psalm 25:12

What man is he that feareth Jehovah? Him shall he instruct in the way that he shall choose.

Psalm 37:23

A man's goings are established of Jehovah; And he delighteth in his way.

Proverbs 14:8

The wisdom of the prudent is to understand his way; But the folly of fools is deceit.

Isaiah 10:6-7

I will send him against a profane nation, and against the people of my wrath will I give him a charge, to take the spoil, and to take the prey, and to tread them down like the mire of the streets.

Daniel 5:23

but hast lifted up thyself against the Lord of heaven; and they have brought the vessels of his house before thee, and thou and thy lords, thy wives and thy concubines, have drunk wine from them; and thou hast praised the gods of silver and gold, of brass, iron, wood, and stone, which see not, nor hear, nor know; and the God in whose hand thy breath is, and whose are all thy ways, hast thou not glorified.

Acts 17:28

for in him we live, and move, and have our being; as certain even of your own poets have said, For we are also his offspring.

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