Proverbs 16:1
Modern Translations
New International Version
To humans belong the plans of the heart, but from the LORD comes the proper answer of the tongue.

New Living Translation
We can make our own plans, but the LORD gives the right answer.

English Standard Version
The plans of the heart belong to man, but the answer of the tongue is from the LORD.

Berean Study Bible
The plans of the heart belong to man, but the reply of the tongue is from the LORD.

New American Standard Bible
The plans of the heart belong to a person, But the answer of the tongue is from the LORD.

NASB 1995
The plans of the heart belong to man, But the answer of the tongue is from the LORD.

NASB 1977
The plans of the heart belong to man, But the answer of the tongue is from the LORD.

Amplified Bible
The plans and reflections of the heart belong to man, But the [wise] answer of the tongue is from the LORD.

Christian Standard Bible
The reflections of the heart belong to mankind, but the answer of the tongue is from the LORD.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The reflections of the heart belong to man, but the answer of the tongue is from the LORD.

Contemporary English Version
We humans make plans, but the LORD has the final word.

Good News Translation
We may make our plans, but God has the last word.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The plans of the heart belong to humans, but an answer on the tongue comes from the LORD.

International Standard Version
People do the planning, but the end result is from the LORD.

NET Bible
The intentions of the heart belong to a man, but the answer of the tongue comes from the LORD.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
The preparations of the heart in man, and the answer of the tongue, is from the LORD.

New King James Version
The preparations of the heart belong to man, But the answer of the tongue is from the LORD.

King James 2000 Bible
The preparations of the heart belong to man, but the answer of the tongue, is from the LORD.

New Heart English Bible
The plans of the heart belong to man, but the answer of the tongue is from the LORD.

World English Bible
The plans of the heart belong to man, but the answer of the tongue is from Yahweh.

American King James Version
The preparations of the heart in man, and the answer of the tongue, is from the LORD.

American Standard Version
The plans of the heart belong to man; But the answer of the tongue is from Jehovah.

A Faithful Version
The preparations of the heart in man, and the answer of the tongue, are from the LORD.

Darby Bible Translation
The purposes of the heart are of man, but the answer of the tongue is from Jehovah.

English Revised Version
The preparations of the heart belong to man: but the answer of the tongue is from the LORD.

Webster's Bible Translation
The preparations of the heart in man, and the answer of the tongue, are from the LORD.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
The preparations of the heart are in man: but the answere of the tongue is of the Lord.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
A man may wel purpose a thyng in his heart: but the aunswere of the tongue commeth of the Lorde.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
A man maye well purpose a thinge in his harte, but ye answere of ye tonge cometh of ye LORDE.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
Arrangements of the heart [are] of man, "" An answer of the tongue from YHWH.

Young's Literal Translation
Of man are arrangements of the heart, And from Jehovah an answer of the tongue.

Smith's Literal Translation
To man the dispositions of the heart, and the answer of the tongue from Jehovah.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
It is the part of man to prepare the soul: and of the Lord to govern the tongue.

Catholic Public Domain Version
It is for man to prepare the soul, and for the Lord to govern the tongue.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
From a son of man is the thought of the heart and the speech of the tongue is from LORD JEHOVAH.

Lamsa Bible
THE reasoning of the mind is from man; but the answer of the tongue is from the LORD.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
The preparations of the heart are man's, But the answer of the tongue is from the LORD.








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