Proverbs 21:30
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New International Version
There is no wisdom, no insight, no plan that can succeed against the LORD.

New Living Translation
No human wisdom or understanding or plan can stand against the LORD.

English Standard Version
No wisdom, no understanding, no counsel can avail against the LORD.

New American Standard Bible
There is no wisdom and no understanding And no counsel against the LORD.

King James Bible
There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against the LORD.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
No wisdom, no understanding, and no counsel will prevail against the LORD.

International Standard Version
No wisdom, insight, or counsel can prevail against the LORD.

NET Bible
There is no wisdom and there is no understanding, and there is no counsel against the LORD.

New Heart English Bible
There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against the LORD.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
There is no wisdom, neither intelligence, nor mind, like that of Lord Jehovah.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
No wisdom, no understanding, and no advice [can stand up] against the LORD.

JPS Tanakh 1917
There is no wisdom nor understanding Nor counsel against the LORD.

New American Standard 1977
There is no wisdom and no understanding
            And no counsel against the LORD.

Jubilee Bible 2000
There is no wisdom nor intelligence nor counsel against the LORD.

King James 2000 Bible
There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against the LORD.

American King James Version
There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against the LORD.

American Standard Version
There is no wisdom nor understanding Nor counsel against Jehovah.

Douay-Rheims Bible
There is no wisdom, there is no prudence, there is no counsel against the Lord.

Darby Bible Translation
There is no wisdom, nor understanding, nor counsel against Jehovah.

English Revised Version
There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against the LORD.

Webster's Bible Translation
There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against the LORD.

World English Bible
There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against Yahweh.

Young's Literal Translation
There is no wisdom, nor understanding, Nor counsel, over-against Jehovah.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
21:9. It is best to shun bitter contention by pouring out the heart before God. For by prudence and patience, with constant prayer, the cross may be removed. 10. The evil desires of a wicked man's heart, lead to baseness in his conduct. 11. The simple may be made wise by punishments on the wicked, and by instructions to those who are willing to be taught. 12. Good men envy not the prosperity of evil-doers; they see there is a curse on them. 13. Such as oppress the poor by beating down wages, such as will not relieve according to their ability those in distress, and those in authority who neglect to do justice, stop their ears at the cry of the poor. But doubtless care is to be used in the exercise of charity. 14. If money can conquer the fury of the passions, shall reason, the fear of God, and the command of Christ, be too weak to bridle them? 15. There is true pleasure only in the practice of religion. 16. Of all wanderers in the ways of sin, those are in the most dangerous condition who turn aside into the ways of darkness. Yet there is hope even for them in the all-sufficient Saviour; but let them flee to him without delay. 17. A life of worldly pleasure brings ruin on men. 18. The righteous is often delivered out of trouble, and the wicked comes in his stead, and so seems as a ransom for him. 19. Unbridled passions spoil the comfort of all relations. 20. The plenty obtained by prudence, industry, and frugality, is desirable. But the foolish misspend what they have upon their lusts. 21. True repentance and faith will lead him that relies on the mercy of God in Christ, to follow after righteousness and mercy in his own conduct. 22. Those that have wisdom, often do great things, even against those confident of their strength. 23. It is our great concern to keep our souls from being entangled and disquieted. 24. Pride and haughtiness make men passionate; such continually deal in wrath, as if it were their trade to be angry. 25,26. Here is the misery of the slothful; their hands refuse to labour in an honest calling, by which they might get an honest livelihood; yet their hearts cease not to covet riches, pleasures, and honours, which cannot be obtained without labour. But the righteous and industrious have their desires satisfied. 27. When holiness is pretended, but wickedness intended, that especially is an abomination. 28. The doom of a false witness is certain. 29. A wicked man bids defiance to the terrors of the law and the rebukes of Providence. But a good man asks, What does God require of me? 30,31. Means are to be used, but, after all, our safety and salvation are only of the Lord. In our spiritual warfare we must arm ourselves with the whole armour of God; but our strength must be in the Lord, and in the power of his might.
Study Bible
The King's Heart is in the Lord's Hand
29A wicked man displays a bold face, But as for the upright, he makes his way sure. 30There is no wisdom and no understanding And no counsel against the LORD. 31The horse is prepared for the day of battle, But victory belongs to the LORD.…
Cross References
Acts 5:38
So in the present case I advise you: Leave these men alone. Let them go! For if their purpose or endeavor is of human origin, it will fail.

Acts 5:39
But if it is from God, you will not be able to stop them. You may even find yourselves fighting against God."

1 Corinthians 3:19
For the wisdom of this world is foolishness in God's sight. As it is written: "He catches the wise in their craftiness."

1 Corinthians 3:20
And again, "The Lord knows that the thoughts of the wise are futile."

Ecclesiastes 6:10
Whatever exists has already been named, and it is known what man is; for he cannot dispute with him who is stronger than he is.

Isaiah 45:9
"Woe to the one who quarrels with his Maker-- An earthenware vessel among the vessels of earth! Will the clay say to the potter, 'What are you doing?' Or the thing you are making say, 'He has no hands '?

Jeremiah 9:23
Thus says the LORD, "Let not a wise man boast of his wisdom, and let not the mighty man boast of his might, let not a rich man boast of his riches;
Treasury of Scripture

There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against the LORD.

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