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21 The king’s heart is in the hand of the Lord; as the rivers of water, He turneth it whithersoever He will.

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

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21 The king’s heart is in the hand of the Lord, as are the watercourses; He turns it whichever way He wills.

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21 The king’s heart is like channels of water in the hand of the Lord;
    he directs it wherever he wants.

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21 The king’s heart in Adonai’s hand is like streams of water —
    he directs it wherever he pleases.

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The Lord Is In Charge

21 The Lord controls rulers,
    just as he determines
    the course of rivers.

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

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21 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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21 To the Lord, a king’s mind is like a ditch used to water the fields. He can lead the king wherever he wants him to go.

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21 The king's heart is a stream of water in the hand of the Lord;
    he turns it wherever he will.

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21 The king's heart is a stream of water in the hand of the Lord;
    he turns it wherever he will.

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21 ·The Lord can control a king’s mind as he controls a river [L The heart of a king is a canal/stream in the hand of the Lord];
he can ·direct [turn; incline] it as he pleases.

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21 The King’s heart is in the hand of the Lord, as the rivers of waters: he turneth it whithersoever it pleaseth him.

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The Lord Controls Wise and Foolish People

21 The king’s heart is like streams of water.
    Both are under the Lord’s control.
        He turns them in any direction he chooses.

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21 The Lord controls the mind of a king as easily as he directs the course of a stream.

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21 A king’s heart is like streams of water in the Lord’s hand:
He directs it wherever He chooses.

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21 ¶ The king’s heart is in the hand of the LORD, as the rivers of water, he turns it wherever he will.

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

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

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21 Streams of water are the heart of a king in the hand of Yahweh;
    wherever he will desire, he will turn.

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21 Just as water is turned into irrigation ditches, so the Lord directs the king’s thoughts. He turns them wherever he wants to.

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God Examines Our Motives

21 Good leadership is a channel of water controlled by God;
    he directs it to whatever ends he chooses.

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The Lord Controls Wise and Foolish People

21 The king’s heart is like streams of water.
    Both are under Yahweh’s control.
        He turns them in any direction he chooses.

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On Life and Conduct

21 The king’s heart is like channels of water in the hand of the Lord;
He turns it wherever He wishes.

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21 The Lord can control a king’s mind as he controls a river;
    he can direct it as he pleases.

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21 The king’s heart is in the hand of the Lord like channels of water;
he turns it wherever he wants.

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21 The king’s heart is in the hand of the Lord.
    He directs it like a stream of water anywhere he pleases.

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21 In the Lord’s hand the king’s heart is a stream of water
    that he channels toward all who please him.

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21 In the Lord’s hand the king’s heart is a stream of water
    that he channels towards all who please him.

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21 The king’s heart is in the hand of the Lord,
Like the rivers of water;
He turns it wherever He wishes.

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21 The heart of the king is like rivers of water in the hand of the Lord. He turns it where He wishes.

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21 The king’s heart is like a stream of water directed by the Lord;
    he guides it wherever he pleases.

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21 The king’s heart is a stream of water in the hand of the Lord;
    he turns it wherever he will.

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21 The king’s heart is a stream of water in the hand of the Lord;
    he turns it wherever he will.

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21 The king’s heart is a stream of water in the hand of the Lord;
    he turns it wherever he will.

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21 The king’s heart is a stream of water in the hand of the Lord;
    he turns it wherever he will.

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21 The lev melech is in the yad Hashem, as the channels of mayim; He directeth it wherever He will.

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21 The king’s heart is a stream of water in the hand of the Lord;
    he turns it wherever he will.

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21 The king’s heart is a stream of water in the hand of the Lord;
    he turns it wherever he will.

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21 The king’s heart is like a channel of water directed by the Eternal:
    He chooses which way He bends it.

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

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21 As partings of waters, so the heart of the king is in the power of the Lord; whither ever he will, he shall bow it. (Like out-flowings of water, is the king’s heart in the Lord’s hand; he shall turn it wherever he will, or desireth.)

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

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