Proverbs 19:21
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New American Standard Bible
Many plans are in a man's heart, But the counsel of the LORD will stand.

King James Bible
There are many devices in a man's heart; nevertheless the counsel of the LORD, that shall stand.

Darby Bible Translation
Many are the thoughts in a man's heart, but the counsel of Jehovah, that doth stand.

World English Bible
There are many plans in a man's heart, but Yahweh's counsel will prevail.

Young's Literal Translation
Many are the purposes in a man's heart, And the counsel of Jehovah it standeth.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Contrast the many purposes of man, shifting, changing, from good to better, from bad to worse, and the one unchanging righteous "counsel" of Yahweh.

Proverbs 19:21 Parallel Commentaries

How the Impatient and the Patient are to be Admonished.
(Admonition 10.) Differently to be admonished are the impatient and the patient. For the impatient are to be told that, while they neglect to bridle their spirit, they are hurried through many steep places of iniquity which they seek not after, inasmuch as fury drives the mind whither desire draws it not, and, when perturbed, it does, not knowing, what it afterwards grieves for when it knows. The impatient are also to be told that, when carried headlong by the impulse of emotion, they act in some
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great

"Boast not Thyself of to Morrow, for Thou Knowest not what a Day May Bring Forth. "
Prov. xxvii. 1.--"Boast not thyself of to morrow, for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth." As man is naturally given to boasting and gloriation in something (for the heart cannot want some object to rest upon and take complacency in, it is framed with such a capacity of employing other things), so there is a strong inclination in man towards the time to come, he hath an immortal appetite, and an appetite of immortality; and therefore his desires usually stretch farther than the present
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

Cross References
Hebrews 6:17
In the same way God, desiring even more to show to the heirs of the promise the unchangeableness of His purpose, interposed with an oath,

Psalm 33:10
The LORD nullifies the counsel of the nations; He frustrates the plans of the peoples.

Psalm 33:11
The counsel of the LORD stands forever, The plans of His heart from generation to generation.

Proverbs 16:1
The plans of the heart belong to man, But the answer of the tongue is from the LORD.

Proverbs 16:9
The mind of man plans his way, But the LORD directs his steps.

Proverbs 19:22
What is desirable in a man is his kindness, And it is better to be a poor man than a liar.

Isaiah 14:26
"This is the plan devised against the whole earth; and this is the hand that is stretched out against all the nations.

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