Proverbs 19:21
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New Living Translation
You can make many plans, but the LORD's purpose will prevail.

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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The Wrath of God
What does every sin deserve? God's wrath and curse, both in this life, and in that which is to come. Depart from me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire.' Matt 25: 41. Man having sinned, is like a favourite turned out of the king's favour, and deserves the wrath and curse of God. He deserves God's curse. Gal 3: 10. As when Christ cursed the fig-tree, it withered; so, when God curses any, he withers in his soul. Matt 21: 19. God's curse blasts wherever it comes. He deserves also God's wrath, which is
Thomas Watson—The Ten Commandments

The Unity of God
Q-5: ARE THERE MORE GODS THAN ONE? A: There is but one only, the living and true God. That there is a God has been proved; and those that will not believe the verity of his essence, shall feel the severity of his wrath. Hear, O Israel, the Lord our God is one Lord.' Deut 6:6. He is the only God.' Deut 4:49. Know therefore this day, and consider it in thy heart, that the Lord he is God in heaven above, and upon the earth beneath, there is none else.' A just God and a Saviour; there is none beside
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

Man's Misery by the Fall
Q-19: WHAT IS THE MISERY OF THAT ESTATE WHEREINTO MAN FELL? A: All mankind by their fall lost communion with God, are under his wrath and curse, and so made liable to all the miseries in this life, to death itself, and to the pains of hell for ever. 'And were by nature children of wrath.' Eph 2:2. Adam left an unhappy portion to his posterity, Sin and Misery. Having considered the first of these, original sin, we shall now advert to the misery of that state. In the first, we have seen mankind offending;
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

Covenanting According to the Purposes of God.
Since every revealed purpose of God, implying that obedience to his law will be given, is a demand of that obedience, the announcement of his Covenant, as in his sovereignty decreed, claims, not less effectively than an explicit law, the fulfilment of its duties. A representation of a system of things pre-determined in order that the obligations of the Covenant might be discharged; various exhibitions of the Covenant as ordained; and a description of the children of the Covenant as predestinated
John Cunningham—The Ordinance of Covenanting

Cross References
Hebrews 6:17
God also bound himself with an oath, so that those who received the promise could be perfectly sure that he would never change his mind.

Psalm 33:10
The LORD frustrates the plans of the nations and thwarts all their schemes.

Psalm 33:11
But the LORD's plans stand firm forever; his intentions can never be shaken.

Proverbs 16:1
We can make our own plans, but the LORD gives the right answer.

Proverbs 16:9
We can make our plans, but the LORD determines our steps.

Proverbs 19:22
Loyalty makes a person attractive. It is better to be poor than dishonest.

Isaiah 14:26
I have a plan for the whole earth, a hand of judgment upon all the nations.

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