Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

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

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.

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 Be not thou envious against evil men, nor desire to be with them. 2 For their heart meditates oppression, and their lips talk of mischief. 3 Through wisdom a house is built, and by understanding it is established,



Cross References

Psalm 10:7

His mouth is full of cursing and deceit and oppression. Under his tongue is mischief and iniquity.

Job 15:35

They conceive mischief, and bring forth iniquity, and their heart prepares deceit.

1 Samuel 23:9

And David knew that Saul was devising mischief against him, and he said to Abiathar the priest, Bring here the ephod.

Esther 3:6-7

But he disdained to lay hands on Mordecai alone, for they had made known to him the people of Mordecai. Therefore Haman sought to destroy all the Jews that were throughout the whole kingdom of Ahasuerus, even the people of Mordecai

Psalm 7:14

Behold [the wicked man], he travails with iniquity. Yea, he has conceived mischief, and brought forth falsehood.

Psalm 28:3

Draw me not away with the wicked, and with the workers of iniquity, who speak peace with their neighbors, but mischief is in their hearts.

Psalm 36:4

He devises iniquity upon his bed. He sets himself in a way that is not good. He does not abhor evil.

Psalm 64:4-6

that they may shoot in secret places at a blameless man. Suddenly do they shoot at him, and fear not.

Psalm 140:2

[and men] who devise mischievous things in their heart. They gather themselves continually together for war.

Proverbs 6:14

in whose heart is perverseness, who devises evil continually, who sows discord.

Proverbs 24:8

He who devises to do evil, men shall call him a mischief-maker.

Isaiah 59:4

No man sues in righteousness, and no man pleads in truth. They trust in vanity, and speak lies. They conceive mischief, and bring forth iniquity.

Micah 7:3

Their hands are upon that which is evil to do it diligently. The ruler asks, and the judge [is ready] for a bribe. And the great man, he utters the evil desire of his soul. Thus they weave it together.

Matthew 26:3-4

Then the chief priests, and the scholars, and the elders of the people, assembled together to the courtyard of the high priest, who was called Caiaphas,

Luke 23:20-21

Again therefore Pilate called out wanting to release Jesus,

Acts 13:10

said, O man full of all deceit and all recklessness, thou son of the devil, thou enemy of all righteousness, will thou not cease distorting the straight ways of Lord?

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