Then the king instructed Zadok, "Return the ark of God to the city. If I find favor in the LORD's eyes, He will bring me back and allow me to see both it and its dwelling place.
However, if He should say, 'I do not delight in you,' then here I am-- He can do with me whatever pleases Him."
Many plans are in a man's heart, but the LORD's decree will prevail.
Who is there who speaks and it happens, unless the Lord has ordained [it]?
but said good-bye and stated, "I'll come back to you again, if God wills." Then he set sail from Ephesus.
always asking in my prayers that if it is somehow in God's will, I may now at last succeed in coming to you.
and that, by God's will, I may come to you with joy and be refreshed together with you.
But I will come to you soon, if the Lord wills, and I will know not the talk but the power of those who are inflated with pride.
I don't want to see you now just in passing, for I hope to spend some time with you, if the Lord allows.
And we will do this if God permits.