Proverbs 16:30

“He shutteth his eyes to devise froward things: moving his lips he bringeth evil to pass.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 16:30

He shutteth his eyes to deuise froward things: moouing his lips he bringeth euill to passe.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He who winks his eyes {does so} to devise perverse things; He who compresses his lips brings evil to pass.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He that shutteth his eyes, `it is' to devise perverse things: He that compresseth his lips bringeth evil to pass.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He whose eyes are shut is a man of twisted purposes, and he who keeps his lips shut tight makes evil come about.
- Basic English Bible

He that shutteth his eyes, [it is] to devise froward things; biting his lips, he bringeth evil to pass.
- Darby Bible

He shutteth his eyes to devise froward things: moving his lips he bringeth evil to pass.
- Webster's Bible

One who winks his eyes to plot perversities, one who compresses his lips, is bent on evil.
- World English Bible

Consulting his eyes to devise froward things, Moving his lips he hath accomplished evil.
- Youngs Literal Bible

He shutteth his eyes, it is to devise froward things; he that biteth his lips bringeth evil to pass.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 16:30

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 16:30


16:30 Shutteth - That his thoughts may be more intent. Moving - Which is the gesture of one whose thoughts are deeply engaged.


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