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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; But the counsel of Jehovah, 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.

    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' Notes 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.