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Proverbs 20:24

    Proverbs 20:24 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Man's goings are of the LORD; how can a man then understand his own way?

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Man's goings are of the LORD; how can a man then understand his own way?

    American Standard Version (ASV)

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

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    A man's steps are of the Lord; how then may a man have knowledge of his way?

    Webster's Revision

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

    World English Bible

    A man's steps are from Yahweh; how then can man understand his way?

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    A man's goings are of the LORD; how then can man understand his way?

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 20:24

    Man's goings are of the Lord - He, by his providence, governs all the great concerns of the world. Man often traverses these operations; but he does it to his own damage. An old writer quaintly says: "They who will carve for themselves shall cut their fingers."

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 20:24

    The order of a man's life is a mystery even to himself. He knows not where he is going, or for what God is educating him.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 20:24

    20:24 His way - What the issue of his designs will be.