Proverbs 16:1

“The preparations of the heart in man, and the answer of the tongue, is from the LORD.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The preparations of the heart in man, and the answere of the tongue, is from the Lord.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The plans of the heart belong to man, But the answer of the tongue is from the LORD.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The plans of the heart belong to man; But the answer of the tongue is from Jehovah.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The designs of the heart are man's, but the answer of the tongue comes from the Lord.
- Basic English Bible

The purposes of the heart are of man, but the answer of the tongue is from Jehovah.
- Darby Bible

The preparations of the heart in man, and the answer of the tongue, are from the LORD.
- Webster's Bible

The plans of the heart belong to man, but the answer of the tongue is from Yahweh.
- World English Bible

Of man [are] arrangements of the heart, And from Jehovah an answer of the tongue.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The preparations of the heart are man's, but the answer of the tongue is from the LORD.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 16:1


16:1 From the Lord - Men can neither think nor speak wisely and well without Divine assistance.


Discussion for Proverbs 16:1

  • Robert Androvic for verse 1
    One 's spiritual birthday as evidence by speaking in tongues and the period of repentance preceded by it.

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