New American Standard Bible
Many plans are in a man's heart, But the counsel of the LORD will stand.
King James Bible
There are many devices in a man's heart; nevertheless the counsel of the LORD, that shall stand.
Darby Bible Translation
Many are the thoughts in a man's heart, but the counsel of Jehovah, that doth stand.
World English Bible
There are many plans in a man's heart, but Yahweh's counsel will prevail.
Young's Literal Translation
Many are the purposes in a man's heart, And the counsel of Jehovah it standeth.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Contrast the many purposes of man, shifting, changing, from good to better, from bad to worse, and the one unchanging righteous "counsel" of Yahweh.
LibraryHow the Impatient and the Patient are to be Admonished.
(Admonition 10.) Differently to be admonished are the impatient and the patient. For the impatient are to be told that, while they neglect to bridle their spirit, they are hurried through many steep places of iniquity which they seek not after, inasmuch as fury drives the mind whither desire draws it not, and, when perturbed, it does, not knowing, what it afterwards grieves for when it knows. The impatient are also to be told that, when carried headlong by the impulse of emotion, they act in some …
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In the same way God, desiring even more to show to the heirs of the promise the unchangeableness of His purpose, interposed with an oath,
The LORD nullifies the counsel of the nations; He frustrates the plans of the peoples.
The counsel of the LORD stands forever, The plans of His heart from generation to generation.
The plans of the heart belong to man, But the answer of the tongue is from the LORD.
The mind of man plans his way, But the LORD directs his steps.
What is desirable in a man is his kindness, And it is better to be a poor man than a liar.
"This is the plan devised against the whole earth; and this is the hand that is stretched out against all the nations.
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