New International Version
Many are the plans in a person's heart, but it is the LORD's purpose that prevails.
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.
Proverbs 19:21 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
There are many devices, etc. - The same sentiment as in Proverbs 16:1 (note), where see the note.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
[This chapter is based on 2 Kings 5.] "Now Naaman, captain of the host of the king of Syria, was a great man with his master, and honorable, because by him the Lord had given deliverance unto Syria: he was also a mighty man in valor, but he was a leper." Ben-hadad, king of Syria, had defeated the armies of Israel in the battle which resulted in the death of Ahab. Since that time the Syrians had maintained against Israel a constant border warfare, and in one of their raids they had carried away a …
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings
Second Journey through Galilee - the Healing of the Leper.
The Knowledge of God
Because God wanted to make the unchanging nature of his purpose very clear to the heirs of what was promised, he confirmed it with an oath.
The LORD foils the plans of the nations; he thwarts the purposes of the peoples.
But the plans of the LORD stand firm forever, the purposes of his heart through all generations.
To humans belong the plans of the heart, but from the LORD comes the proper answer of the tongue.
In their hearts humans plan their course, but the LORD establishes their steps.
What a person desires is unfailing love; better to be poor than a liar.
This is the plan determined for the whole world; this is the hand stretched out over all nations.
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