Proverbs 21:1

English Standard Version

1 The king’s heart is a stream of water in the hand of the Lord; he turns it wherever he will. (Ezr 6:22)

New International Version

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

New Int. Readers Version

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

King James Version

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