Proverbs 24:8

“He that deviseth to do evil shall be called a mischievous person.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

He that deuiseth to doe euill, shall be called a mischieuous person.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

One who plans to do evil, Men will call a schemer.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He that deviseth to do evil, Men shall call him a mischief-maker.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He whose purposes are bad will be named a man of evil designs.
- Basic English Bible

He that deviseth to do evil shall be called a master of intrigues.
- Darby Bible

He that deviseth to do evil shall be called a mischievous person.
- Webster's Bible

One who plots to do evil will be called a schemer.
- World English Bible

Whoso is devising to do evil, Him they call a master of wicked thoughts.
- Youngs Literal Bible

He that deviseth to do evil, men shall call him a mischievous person.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 24:8


24:8 Shall be called - Though he cover his wicked devices with fair pretences, he shall be branded with that infamy which is due to him.


Discussion for Proverbs 24:8

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