Proverbs 19 :21

Proverbs 19 :21 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

There are many devices in a man's heart; nevertheless the counsel of the LORD, that shall stand.

American King James Version (AKJV)

There are many devices in a man's heart; nevertheless the counsel of the LORD, that shall stand.

American Standard Version (ASV)

There are many devices in a man's heart; But the counsel of Jehovah, that shall stand.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

A man's heart may be full of designs, but the purpose of the Lord is unchanging.

Webster's Revision

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.

English Revised Version (ERV)

There are many devices in a man's heart; but the counsel of the LORD, that shall stand.

Definitions for Proverbs 19 :21

Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 19 :21

There are many devices, etc. - The same sentiment as in Proverbs 16:1 (note), where see the note.

Barnes' Commentary on Proverbs 19 :21

Contrast the many purposes of man, shifting, changing, from good to better, from bad to worse, and the one unchanging righteous "counsel" of Yahweh.

Wesley's Commentary on Proverbs 19 :21

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