Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

American Standard Version

A man's goings are of Jehovah; 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?

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 The LORD abhoreth two manner of weights, and a false balance is an evil thing. 24 The LORD ordereth every man's goings; for what is he, that understandeth his own way? 25 It is a snare for a man to blaspheme that which is holy, and then to go about with vows.



Cross References

Proverbs 16:9

A man deviseth a way in his heart; but it is the LORD that ordereth his goings.

Jeremiah 10:23

Now I know, O LORD, that it is not in man's power to order his own ways, or to rule his own steps and goings.

Psalm 25:4

Show me thy ways, O LORD, and teach me thy paths.

Psalm 25:12

What man is he that feareth the LORD? Him shall he teach in the way that he shall choose.

Psalm 37:23

The LORD ordereth a good man's going, and hath pleasure in his way.

Proverbs 14:8

The wisdom of him that hath understanding is to take heed unto his way; but the foolishness of the unwise deceiveth.

Isaiah 10:6-7

For I shall send him among those hypocritical people, among the people that have deserved my disfavour shall I send him: that he may utterly rob them, spoil them, and tread them down like the mire in the street.

Daniel 5:23

but hast magnified thyself above the LORD of heaven, so that the vessels of his house were brought before thee: that thou, and thy lords, with thy queen and concubines, might drink wine thereout: and hast praised the Idols of silver and gold, copper and iron, of wood and stone. As for the God in whose hand consisteth thy breath and all thy ways: thou hast not loved him.

Acts 17:28

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

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