In their hearts humans plan their course, but the LORD establishes their steps.
Read Proverbs 16:9 Using Other Translations
A man's heart deviseth his way: but the LORD directeth his steps.
The heart of man plans his way, but the LORD establishes his steps.
We can make our plans, but the LORD determines our steps.
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