Let us then know how to number our days, that we may obtain a heart endowed with wisdom.
May he grant thee according to thy own heart, and fulfill all thy resolves.
For not my thoughts are your thoughts, and not your ways are my ways, saith the Lord.
There are many thoughts in a mans heart; but the counsel of the Lord alone will stand firm.
For every thing there is a season; and a proper time is for every pursuit under the heavens.
For I alone know the thoughts that I entertain respecting you, saith the Lord, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you a happy future and hope.
Fatigue thyself not to become rich; because thou hast understanding, forbear.
For the Lord Eternal will do nothing, unless he have revealed his secret unto his servants the prophets.
Cause me to hear in the morning thy kindness; for in thee do I trust: cause me to know the way whereon I should walk; for unto thee do I lift up my soul.
Plans are frustrated without consultation; but through a multitude of counsellors canst thou maintain thyself.
A mans heart deviseth his way; but the Lord directeth firmly his steps.
For as high as the heavens are above the earth, so high are my ways above your ways, and my thoughts above your thoughts.
Envy not the man of violence, and choose none of his ways.
For the froward is an abomination to the Lord; but with the upright is his goodwill.
This also cometh forth from the Lord of hosts; wonderful is he in counsel, and excellent in his wise deeds.
Commit unto the Lord thy works, and thy plans will be firmly established.