Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The devising of folly is sin,
And the scoffer is an abomination to men.

King James Version

The thought of foolishness is sin: and the scorner is an abomination to men.

Holman Bible

A foolish scheme is sin,
and a mocker is detestable to people.

International Standard Version

To devise folly is sin, and people detest a scoffer.

A Conservative Version

The thought of folly is sin. And the scoffer is an abomination to men.

American Standard Version

The thought of foolishness is sin; And the scoffer is an abomination to men.

Amplified


The devising of folly is sin,
And the scoffer is repulsive to men.

Bible in Basic English

The purpose of the foolish is sin: and the hater of authority is disgusting to others.

Darby Translation

The purpose of folly is sin, and the scorner is an abomination to men.

Julia Smith Translation

The purpose of folly is sin, and he mocking, an abomination to man.

King James 2000

The thought of foolishness is sin: and the scoffer is an abomination to men.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Devising folly [is] a sin, and an abomination to humankind [is] a scoffer.

Modern King James verseion

The thought of foolishness is sin; and the scorner is hateful to men.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The thought of the foolish is sin, and the scornful is an abomination unto men.

NET Bible

A foolish scheme is sin, and the scorner is an abomination to people.

New Heart English Bible

The schemes of folly are sin. The mocker is detested by men.

The Emphasized Bible

The purpose of folly, is sin, and, an abomination to mankind, is a buffoon.

Webster

The thought of foolishness is sin: and the scorner is an abomination to men.

World English Bible

The schemes of folly are sin. The mocker is detested by men.

Youngs Literal Translation

The thought of folly is sin, And an abomination to man is a scorner.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אוּלת 
'ivveleth 
Usage: 25

is sin
חטּאת חטּאה 
Chatta'ah 
Usage: 294

and the scorner
לוּץ 
Luwts 
Usage: 27

is an abomination
תּעבה תּועבה 
Tow`ebah 
Usage: 117

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Learning From Your Father

8 One who plans to do evil,
Men will call a schemer.
9 The devising of folly is sin,
And the scoffer is an abomination to men.
10 If you are slack in the day of distress,
Your strength is limited.



Cross References

Matthew 15:19

For out of the heart come evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, slanders.

Acts 8:22

Therefore repent of this wickedness of yours, and pray the Lord that, if possible, the intention of your heart may be forgiven you.

Genesis 6:5

Then the Lord saw that the wickedness of man was great on the earth, and that every intent of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.

Genesis 8:21

The Lord smelled the soothing aroma; and the Lord said to Himself, “I will never again curse the ground on account of man, for the intent of man’s heart is evil from his youth; and I will never again destroy every living thing, as I have done.

Psalm 119:113

Samekh.
I hate those who are double-minded,
But I love Your law.

Proverbs 22:10

Drive out the scoffer, and contention will go out,
Even strife and dishonor will cease.

Proverbs 23:7

For as he thinks within himself, so he is.
He says to you, “Eat and drink!”
But his heart is not with you.

Proverbs 24:8

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

Proverbs 29:8

Scorners set a city aflame,
But wise men turn away anger.

Isaiah 55:7

Let the wicked forsake his way
And the unrighteous man his thoughts;
And let him return to the Lord,
And He will have compassion on him,
And to our God,
For He will abundantly pardon.

Jeremiah 4:14

Wash your heart from evil, O Jerusalem,
That you may be saved.
How long will your wicked thoughts
Lodge within you?

Matthew 5:28

but I say to you that everyone who looks at a woman with lust for her has already committed adultery with her in his heart.

Matthew 9:4

And Jesus knowing their thoughts said, “Why are you thinking evil in your hearts?

2 Corinthians 10:5

We are destroying speculations and every lofty thing raised up against the knowledge of God, and we are taking every thought captive to the obedience of Christ,

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