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

  • Faith gp
    You must personnalize who Jesus in your life and protect your spirit man with the word of God,above all, wisdom is the principal thing
  • BSP
    Verse 10: If we lose hope and become discouraged, our strength will become puny or small.
  • BSP
    Knowledge can increase our power as verse 5 shows. When we have accurate details about a matter we can know how to successfully deal with it and this can increase our strength.
  • Steve morrow
    PROVERBS 24:3 THROUGH WISDOM IS AN HOUSE BUILDED AND BY UNDERSTANDING IT IS ESTABLISHED 24:4 AND BY KNOWLEDGE SHALL THE CHAMBERS BE FILLED WITH ALL PRECIOUS AND PLEASANT RICHES 24:5 A WISE MAN IS STRONG YEA A MAN OF KNOWLEDGE INCREASETH STRENGTH ROMANS 10:2 FOR I BEAR THEM RECORD THAT THEY HAVE A ZEAL OF GOD BUT NOT ACCORDING TO KNOWLEDGE
  • Lane
    hello Saint's Proverbs 24 is full of wisdom, and knowledge for the righteous son's and daughter's of our GOD. I know longer want my enemies punish, but to come into the wisdom of LORD JESUS. Mr. Smith, you were right when you quoted verse Hosea 4:6. LORD JESUS, gave us back everything that was taken from Adam and eve. WAKE UP!
  • Steve morrow
    PROVERBS24:1BE NOT THOU ENVIOUS AGAINST EVIL MEN NEITHER DESIRE TO BE WITH THEM 24:2FOR THEIR HEART STUDIETH DESTRUCTION AND THEIR LIPS TALK OF MISCHIEF
    **JOHN 6:63IT IS THE SPIRIT THAT QUICKENETH THE FLESH -PROFITETH- NOTHING THE WORDS THAT I SPEAK UNTO YOU THEY ARE SPIRIT AND THEY ARE LIFE**1 JOHN2:29 IF YOU KNOW THAT HE IS RIGHTEOUS YOU KNOW THAT EVERYONE THAT DOETH RIGHTEOUSNESS IS BORN OF HIM

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