Parallel Verses

Amplified

The plans of the foolish and the thought of foolishness are sin, and the scoffer is an abomination to men.

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.

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The thought of the foolish 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 He who plans to do evil will be called a mischief-maker. 9 The plans of the foolish and the thought of foolishness are sin, and the scoffer is an abomination to men. 10 If you faint in the day of adversity, your strength is small.



Cross References

Matthew 15:19

For out of the heart come evil thoughts (reasonings and disputings and designs) such as murder, adultery, sexual vice, theft, false witnessing, slander, and irreverent speech.

Acts 8:22

So repent of this depravity and wickedness of yours and pray to the Lord that, if possible, this contriving thought and purpose of your heart may be removed and disregarded and forgiven you.

Genesis 6:5

The Lord saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination and intention of all human thinking was only evil continually.

Genesis 8:21

When the Lord smelled the pleasing odor [a scent of satisfaction to His heart], the Lord said to Himself, I will never again curse the ground because of man, for the imagination (the strong desire) of man's heart is evil and wicked from his youth; neither will I ever again smite and destroy every living thing, as I have done.

Psalm 119:113

I hate the thoughts of undecided [in religion], double-minded people, but Your law do I love.

Proverbs 22:10

Drive out the scoffer, and contention will go out; yes, strife and abuse will cease.

Proverbs 23:7

For as he thinks in his heart, so is he. As one who reckons, he says to you, eat and drink, yet his heart is not with you [but is grudging the cost].

Proverbs 24:8

He who plans to do evil will be called a mischief-maker.

Proverbs 29:8

Scoffers set a city afire [inflaming the minds of the people], but wise men turn away wrath.

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 love, pity, and mercy for him, and to our God, for He will multiply to him His abundant pardon.

Jeremiah 4:14

O Jerusalem, wash your heart from wickedness, that you may be saved! How long shall your iniquitous and grossly offensive thoughts lodge within you?

Matthew 5:28

But I say to you that everyone who so much as looks at a woman with evil desire for her has already committed adultery with her in his heart.

Matthew 9:4

But Jesus, knowing ( seeing) their thoughts, said, Why do you think evil and harbor malice in your hearts?

2 Corinthians 10:5

[Inasmuch as we] refute arguments and theories and reasonings and every proud and lofty thing that sets itself up against the [true] knowledge of God; and we lead every thought and purpose away captive into the obedience of Christ (the Messiah, the Anointed One),

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