Proverbs 16:1

1 To humans belong the plans of the heart, but from the LORD comes the proper answer of the tongue.

Proverbs 16:1 in Other Translations

KJV
1 The preparations of the heart in man, and the answer of the tongue, is from the LORD.
ESV
1 The plans of the heart belong to man, but the answer of the tongue is from the LORD.
NLT
1 We can make our own plans, but the LORD gives the right answer.
MSG
1 Mortals make elaborate plans, but God has the last word.
CSB
1 The reflections of the heart belong to man, but the answer of the tongue is from the Lord.

Proverbs 16:1 In-Context

1 To humans belong the plans of the heart, but from the LORD comes the proper answer of the tongue.
2 All a person’s ways seem pure to them, but motives are weighed by the LORD.
3 Commit to the LORD whatever you do, and he will establish your plans.
4 The LORD works out everything to its proper end— even the wicked for a day of disaster.
5 The LORD detests all the proud of heart. Be sure of this: They will not go unpunished.

Cross References 1

  • 1. ver 9; Proverbs 19:21
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