Proverbs 16:33
Good News Translation
People cast lots to learn God's will, but God himself determines the answer.

Contemporary English Version
We make our own decisions, but the LORD alone determines what happens.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Lots are cast into the lap, but they are disposed of by the Lord.

New American Bible
Into the bag the lot is cast, but from the LORD comes every decision.

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Lots are cast into the lap, but they are disposed of by the Lord.

Numbers 26:55 Yet so that by lot the land be divided to the tribe and families.

Joshua 7:14 And you shall come in the morning, every one by your tribes: and what tribe soever the lot shall find, it shall come by its kindreds, and the kindred by its houses and tho house by the men.

Joshua 18:5,10 Divide to yourselves the land into seven parts: let Juda be in his bounds on the south side, and the house of Joseph on the north. . . .

1 Samuel 14:41,42 And Saul said to the Lord: O Lord God of Israel, give a sign, by which we may know, what the meaning is, that thou answerest not thy servant to day: If this iniquity be in me, or in my son Jonathan, give a proof: or if this iniquity be in thy people, give holiness. And Jonathan and Saul were taken, and the people escaped. . . .

Nehemiah 11:1 And the princes of the people dwelt at Jerusalem: but the rest of the people cast lots, to take one part in ten to dwell in Jerusalem the holy city, and nine parts in the other cities.

Jonah 1:7 And the ship master came to him and said to him: Why art thou fast asleep? rise up call upon thy God, if so be that God will think of us that we may not perish.

Acts 1:26 And they gave them lot, and the lot fell upon Matthias, and he was numbered with the eleven apostles.

Context
The Reply of the Tongue is from the LORD
32The patient man is better than the valiant: and he that ruleth his spirit, than he that taketh cities. 33Lots are cast into the lap, but they are disposed of by the Lord.
Cross References
Acts 1:26
And they gave them lot, and the lot fell upon Matthias, and he was numbered with the eleven apostles.

Joshua 7:14
And you shall come in the morning, every one by your tribes: and what tribe soever the lot shall find, it shall come by its kindreds, and the kindred by its houses and tho house by the men.

1 Samuel 10:19
But you this day have rejected your God, who only hath saved you out of all your evils and your tribulations: and you have said: Nay: but set a king over us. Now therefore stand before the Lord by your tribes, and by your families.

Proverbs 16:32
The patient man is better than the valiant: and he that ruleth his spirit, than he that taketh cities.

Proverbs 18:18
The lot suppresseth contentions, and determineth even between the mighty.

Proverbs 29:26
Many seek the face of the prince: but the judgment of every one cometh forth from the Lord.

Ezekiel 21:21
For the king of Babylon stood in the highway, at the head of two ways, seeking divination, shuffling arrows: he inquired of the idols, and consulted entrails.

Jonah 1:7
And the ship master came to him and said to him: Why art thou fast asleep? rise up call upon thy God, if so be that God will think of us that we may not perish.

Additional Translations
The lot is cast into the lap, but its every decision is from the LORD.The lot is cast into the lap; but the whole disposing thereof is of the LORD.

The lot is cast into the lap; But the whole disposing thereof is of Jehovah.

All evils come upon the ungodly into their bosoms; but all righteous things come of the Lord.

The lot is cast into the lap; but the whole decision is of Jehovah.

The lot is cast into the lap; but the whole disposing thereof is of the LORD.

The lot is cast into the lap: but the whole disposing of it is from the LORD.

The lot is cast into the lap, but its every decision is from Yahweh.

Into the centre is the lot cast, And from Jehovah is all its judgment!
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