New Living Translation
The king's heart is like a stream of water directed by the LORD; he guides it wherever he pleases.
King James Bible
The king's heart is in the hand of the LORD, as the rivers of water: he turneth it whithersoever he will.
Darby Bible Translation
The king's heart in the hand of Jehovah is as brooks of water: he turneth it whithersoever he will.
World English Bible
The king's heart is in Yahweh's hand like the watercourses. He turns it wherever he desires.
Young's Literal Translation
Rivulets of waters is the heart of a king in the hand of Jehovah, Wherever He pleaseth He inclineth it.
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21:1 The kings - He names kings not to exclude other men, but because they are more arbitrary and uncontrollable than others. As rivers - Which husband - men draw by little channels into the adjacent grounds as they please.
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