Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

The purpose of folly is sin, and the scorner 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.

Amplified

The plans of the foolish and the thought of foolishness are 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.

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 that deviseth to do evil shall be called a master of intrigues. 9 The purpose of folly is sin, and the scorner is an abomination to men. 10 If thou losest courage in the day of trouble, thy strength is small.



Cross References

Matthew 15:19

For out of the heart come forth evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witnessings, blasphemies;

Acts 8:22

Repent therefore of this thy wickedness, and supplicate the Lord, if indeed the thought of thy heart may be forgiven thee;

Genesis 6:5

And Jehovah saw that the wickedness of Man was great on the earth, and every imagination of the thoughts of his heart only evil continually.

Genesis 8:21

And Jehovah smelled the sweet odour. And Jehovah said in his heart, I will no more henceforth curse the ground on account of Man, for the thought of Man's heart is evil from his youth; and I will no more smite every living thing, as I have done.

Psalm 119:113

SAMECH. The double-minded have I hated; but thy law do I love.

Proverbs 22:10

Cast out the scorner, and contention will depart, and strife and ignominy shall cease.

Proverbs 23:7

For as he thinketh in his soul, so is he. Eat and drink! will he say unto thee; but his heart is not with thee.

Proverbs 24:8

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

Proverbs 29:8

Scornful men set the city in a flame; but the wise turn away anger.

Isaiah 55:7

Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts; and let him return unto Jehovah, and he will have mercy upon him; and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.

Jeremiah 4:14

Wash thy heart, Jerusalem, from wickedness, that thou mayest be saved. How long shall thy vain thoughts lodge within thee?

Matthew 5:28

But I say unto you, that every one who looks upon a woman to lust after her has already committed adultery with her in his heart.

Matthew 9:4

And Jesus, seeing their thoughts, said, Why do ye think evil things in your hearts?

2 Corinthians 10:5

overthrowing reasonings and every high thing that lifts itself up against the knowledge of God, and leading captive every thought into the obedience of the Christ;

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