Proverbs 6:18

“An heart that deuiseth wicked imaginations, feet that be swift in running to mischiefe:”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

An heart that deviseth wicked imaginations, feet that be swift in running to mischief,
- King James Version

A heart that devises wicked plans, Feet that run rapidly to evil,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

A heart that deviseth wicked purposes, Feet that are swift in running to mischief,
- American Standard Version (1901)

A heart full of evil designs, feet which are quick in running after sin;
- Basic English Bible

a heart that deviseth wicked imaginations; feet that are swift in running to mischief;
- Darby Bible

A heart that deviseth wicked imaginations, feet that are swift in running to mischief,
- Webster's Bible

a heart that devises wicked schemes, feet that are swift in running to mischief,
- World English Bible

A heart devising thoughts of vanity -- Feet hasting to run to evil --
- Youngs Literal Bible

A heart that deviseth wicked thoughts, feet that are swift in running to evil;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 6:18


6:18 Deviseth - He whose practice it is to contrive wickedness. Swift - Such as greedily execute their wicked designs.


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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