Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

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?

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?

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 An abomination to Jehovah are a stone and a stone, And balances of deceit are not good. 24 From Jehovah are the steps of a man, And man -- how understandeth he his way? 25 A snare to a man is he hath swallowed a holy thing, And after vows to make inquiry.



Cross References

Proverbs 16:9

The heart of man deviseth his way, And Jehovah establisheth his step.

Jeremiah 10:23

I have known, O Jehovah, that not of man is his way, Not of man the going and establishing of his step.

Psalm 25:4

Thy ways, O Jehovah, cause me to know, Thy paths teach Thou me.

Psalm 25:12

Who is this -- the man fearing Jehovah? He directeth him in the way He doth choose.

Psalm 37:23

From Jehovah are the steps of a man, They have been prepared, And his way he desireth.

Proverbs 14:8

The wisdom of the prudent is to understand his way, And the folly of fools is deceit.

Isaiah 10:6-7

Against a profane nation I send him, And concerning a people of My wrath I charge him, To spoil spoil, and to seize prey, And to make it a treading-place as the clay of out places.

Daniel 5:23

and against the Lord of the heavens thou hast lifted up thyself; and the vessels of His house they have brought in before thee, and thou, and thy great men, thy wives, and thy concubines, are drinking wine with them, and gods of silver, and of gold, of brass, of iron, of wood, and of stone, that are not seeing, nor hearing, nor knowing, thou hast praised: and the God in whose hand is thy breath, and all thy ways, Him thou hast not honoured.

Acts 17:28

for in Him we live, and move, and are; as also certain of your poets have said: For of Him also we are offspring.

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