Proverbs 24:2

“For their heart studieth destruction, and their lips talk of mischief.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For their heart studieth destruction, and their lippes talke of mischiefe.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For their minds devise violence, And their lips talk of trouble.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For their heart studieth oppression, And their lips talk of mischief.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For the purposes of their hearts are destruction, and their lips are talking of trouble.
- Basic English Bible

for their heart studieth destruction, and their lips talk of mischief.
- Darby Bible

For their heart studieth destruction, and their lips talk of mischief.
- Webster's Bible

for their hearts plot violence, and their lips talk about mischief.
- World English Bible

For destruction doth their heart meditate, And perverseness do their lips speak.
- Youngs Literal Bible

For their heart studieth destruction, and their lips talk of mischief.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 24:2


24:2 Destruction - How they may oppress and destroy others.


Discussion for Proverbs 24:2

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