Proverbs concerning Life and Conduct

161 To humans belong the plans of the heart, but from the Lord comes the proper answer of the tongue.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Proverbs 16:1

Commentary on Proverbs 16:1

(Read Proverbs 16:1)

The renewing grace of God alone prepares the heart for every good work. This teaches us that we are not sufficient of ourselves to think or speak any thing wise and good.