Proverbs 21:1
Good News Translation
The LORD controls the mind of a king as easily as he directs the course of a stream.

Contemporary English Version
The LORD controls rulers, just as he determines the course of rivers.

Douay-Rheims Bible
As the divisions of waters, so the heart of the king is in the hand of the Lord: whithersoever he will, he shall turn it.

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As the divisions of waters, so the heart of the king is in the hand of the Lord: whithersoever he will, he shall turn it.

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Psalm 74:15 Thou hast broken up the fountains and the torrents: thou hast dried up the Ethan rivers.

Psalm 93:4 With the noise of many waters. Wonderful are the surges of the sea: wonderful is the Lord on high.

Psalm 114:3,5 The sea saw and fled: Jordan was turned back. . . .

Isaiah 43:19 Behold I do new things, and now they shall spring forth, verily you shall know them: I will make a way in the wilderness, and rivers in the desert.

Isaiah 44:27 Who say to the deep: Be thou desolate, and I will dry up thy rivers.

Revelation 16:4,12 And the third poured out his vial upon the rivers and the fountains of waters. And there was made blood. . . .

Context
The King's Heart
1As the divisions of waters, so the heart of the king is in the hand of the Lord: whithersoever he will, he shall turn it.2Every way of a man seemeth right to himself: but the Lord weigheth the hearts.…
Cross References
Ezra 6:22
And they kept the feast of unleavened bread seven days with joy, for the Lord had made them joyful, and had turned the heart of the king of Assyria to them, that he should help their hands in the work of the house of the Lord the God of Israel.

Jeremiah 39:12
Take him, and set thy eyes upon him, and do him no harm: but as he hath a mind, so do with him.

Additional Translations
The king’s heart is a waterway in the hand of the LORD; He directs it where He pleases.The king's heart is in the hand of the LORD, as the rivers of water: he turns it wherever he will.

The king's heart is in the hand of Jehovah as the watercourses: He turneth it whithersoever he will.

As a rush of water, so is the king's heart in God's hand: he turns it whithersoever he may desire to point out.

The king's heart in the hand of Jehovah is [as] brooks of water: he turneth it whithersoever he will.

The king's heart is in the hand of the LORD as the watercourses: he turneth it whithersoever he will.

The king's heart is in the hand of the LORD, as the rivers of water: he turneth it whithersoever he will.

The king's heart is in Yahweh's hand like the watercourses. He turns it wherever he desires.

Rivulets of waters is the heart of a king in the hand of Jehovah, Wherever He pleaseth He inclineth it.
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