Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

for their heart studieth destruction, 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.

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 oppression and devise violence, and their lips talk of causing trouble and vexation.

Bible in Basic English

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For their heart studies robbery, and their lips speak evil.

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 of evil men, neither desire to be with them; 2 for their heart studieth destruction, and their lips talk of mischief. 3 Through wisdom is a house 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 belly prepareth deceit.

1 Samuel 23:9

And when David knew that Saul devised mischief against him, he said to Abiathar the priest, Bring the ephod.

Esther 3:6-7

But he scorned 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 in all the kingdom of Ahasuerus the people of Mordecai.

Psalm 7:14

Behold, he travaileth with iniquity, yea, he hath 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 to their neighbours, and mischief is in their heart.

Psalm 36:4

He deviseth wickedness up on his bed; he setteth himself in a way that is not good: he abhorreth not evil.

Psalm 64:4-6

That they may shoot in secret at the perfect: suddenly do they shoot at him, and fear not.

Psalm 140:2

Who devise mischiefs in their heart; every day are they banded together for war.

Proverbs 6:14

deceits are in his heart; he deviseth mischief at all times, he soweth discords.

Proverbs 24:8

He that deviseth to do evil shall be called a master of intrigues.

Isaiah 59:4

none calleth for justice, none pleadeth in truthfulness. They trust in vanity, and speak falsehood; they conceive mischief, and bring forth iniquity.

Micah 7:3

Both hands are for evil, to do it well. The prince asketh, and the judge is there for a reward; and the great man uttereth his soul's greed: and together they combine it.

Matthew 26:3-4

Then the chief priests and the elders of the people were gathered together to the palace of the high priest who was called Caiaphas,

Luke 23:20-21

Pilate therefore, desirous to release Jesus, again addressed them.

Acts 13:10

said, O full of all deceit and all craft: son of the devil, enemy of all righteousness; wilt thou not cease perverting the right paths of the Lord?

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