Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For their minds devise violence,
And their lips talk of trouble.

King James Version

For their heart studieth destruction, and their lips talk of mischief.

Holman Bible

for their hearts plan violence,
and their words stir up trouble.

International Standard Version

because they plan violence, and they are always talking about trouble.

A Conservative Version

For their heart meditates oppression, and their lips talk of mischief.

American Standard Version

For their heart studieth oppression, And their lips talk of mischief.

Amplified


For their minds plot violence,
And their lips talk of trouble [for the innocent].

Bible in Basic English

For the purposes of their hearts are destruction, and their lips are talking of trouble.

Darby Translation

for their heart studieth destruction, and their lips talk of mischief.

Julia Smith Translation

For their heart will meditate destruction, and their lips will speak labor.

King James 2000

For their heart studies destruction, and their lips talk of mischief.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For their minds will devise violence, and their lips will speak mischief.

Modern King James verseion

For their heart studies ruin, and their lips talk of mischief.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For their heart imagineth to do hurt, and their lips talk of mischief.

NET Bible

for their hearts contemplate violence, and their lips speak harm.

New Heart English Bible

for their hearts plot violence, and their lips talk about mischief.

The Emphasized Bible

For, violence, their heart muttereth, and, mischief, their lips do speak.

Webster

For their heart studieth destruction, and their lips talk of mischief.

World English Bible

for their hearts plot violence, and their lips talk about mischief.

Youngs Literal Translation

For destruction doth their heart meditate, And perverseness do their lips speak.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
הגה 
Hagah 
Usage: 25

שׁוד שׁד 
Shod 
Usage: 25

and their lips
שׂפת שׂפה 
Saphah 
Usage: 176

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Learning From Your Father

1 Do not be envious of evil men,
Nor desire to be with them;
2 For their minds devise violence,
And their lips talk of trouble.
3 By wisdom a house is built,
And by understanding it is established;



Cross References

Psalm 10:7

His mouth is full of curses and deceit and oppression;
Under his tongue is mischief and wickedness.

Job 15:35

“They conceive mischief and bring forth iniquity,
And their mind prepares deception.”

1 Samuel 23:9

Now David knew that Saul was plotting evil against him; so he said to Abiathar the priest, “Bring the ephod here.”

Esther 3:6-7

But he disdained to lay hands on Mordecai alone, for they had told him who the people of Mordecai were; therefore Haman sought to destroy all the Jews, the people of Mordecai, who were throughout the whole kingdom of Ahasuerus.

Psalm 7:14

Behold, he travails with wickedness,
And he conceives mischief and brings forth falsehood.

Psalm 28:3

Do not drag me away with the wicked
And with those who work iniquity,
Who speak peace with their neighbors,
While evil is in their hearts.

Psalm 36:4

He plans wickedness upon his bed;
He sets himself on a path that is not good;
He does not despise evil.

Psalm 64:4-6

To shoot from concealment at the blameless;
Suddenly they shoot at him, and do not fear.

Psalm 140:2

Who devise evil things in their hearts;
They continually stir up wars.

Proverbs 6:14

Who with perversity in his heart continually devises evil,
Who spreads strife.

Proverbs 24:8

One who plans to do evil,
Men will call a schemer.

Isaiah 59:4

No one sues righteously and no one pleads honestly.
They trust in confusion and speak lies;
They conceive mischief and bring forth iniquity.

Micah 7:3

Concerning evil, both hands do it well.
The prince asks, also the judge, for a bribe,
And a great man speaks the desire of his soul;
So they weave it together.

Matthew 26:3-4

Then the chief priests and the elders of the people were gathered together in the court of the high priest, named Caiaphas;

Luke 23:20-21

Pilate, wanting to release Jesus, addressed them again,

Acts 13:10

and said, “You who are full of all deceit and fraud, you son of the devil, you enemy of all righteousness, will you not cease to make crooked the straight ways of the Lord?

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