Proverbs 6:14

“Frowardnesse is in his heart, he deuiseth mischiefe continually, he soweth discord.”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

Frowardness [is] in his heart, he deviseth mischief continually; he soweth discord.
- King James Version

Who {with} perversity in his heart continually devises evil, Who spreads strife.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

In whose heart is perverseness, Who deviseth evil continually, Who soweth discord.
- American Standard Version (1901)

His mind is ever designing evil: he lets loose violent acts.
- Basic English Bible

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

Frowardness is in his heart, he deviseth mischief continually; he soweth discord.
- Webster's Bible

in whose heart is perverseness, who devises evil continually, who always sows discord.
- World English Bible

Frowardness [is] in his heart, devising evil at all times, Contentions he sendeth forth.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Frowardness is in his heart, he deviseth evil continually; he soweth discord.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Proverbs 6

  • Markwarbrick
    Every Word of God is pure,even so come quickly Lord Jesus.Amen.
  • Molly
    One thing GOD has instructed us not to do which many of us continue to do is become a surety for another. We are not to co-sign for our family, our friends nor our children. It may be hard to say no when loved ones ask. However, it is the commandment of GOD. People find themselves paying for cars, furniture or loans when someone else defaults on what they owe. Obedience will prevent such trouble.
  • Malele
    these is one of the most beautiful and wisely put scripture. it helps one to introspect
  • BSP
    Verses 16 and 17: God outright describes some of the things that he detests. We want to make sure to stay as far away from these things as possible.
  • Mable
    Verse 7 saying you have no one over you you have been doing things own your own. That you want receive a leader to help you.
  • Jacquelyne Stevenson
    Know this that your faith in God will lead you to heaven.

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