Proverbs 6:18

“An heart that deviseth wicked imaginations, feet that be swift in running to mischief,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

An heart that deuiseth wicked imaginations, feet that be swift in running to mischiefe:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

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

  • 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.
  • Steve morrow
    PROVERBS 6:20 MY SON KEEP THY FATHERS COMMANDMENT AND FORSAKE NOT THE LAW OF THY MOTHER 6:21 BIND THEM CONTINUALLY UPON THINE HEART AND TIE THEM AROUND THY NECK 6:22 WHEN THOU GOEST IT SHALL LEAD THEE WHEN THOU SLEEPEST IT SHALL KEEP THEE AND WHEN THOU AWAKEST --- IT SHALL TALK WITH THEE --- 6:23 FOR THE COMMANDMENT IS A LAMP AND THE LAW IS LIGHT AND REPROOFS OF INSTRUCTION ARE THE WAY OF LIFE
  • Lilian
    Go to the Ant though sluggard consider her ways and be wise. In life we can't be lazy we can't reap without sowing. Therefore God has given us an asset to use. Lets praise Jesus for He is the only Jehova Jireh THE LORD MY PRIVIDER. Thank you Father for giving Jesus to us amen
  • Steve morrow
    PROVERBS 6:16 THESES SIX THINGS DOES THE LORD HATE YEA SEVEN ARE AN ABOMINATION UNTO HIM 6:17 A PROUD LOOK --- A LYING TONGUE --- AND HANDS THAT SHED INNOCENT BLOOD 6:18 --- AN HEART THAT DEVISETH WICKED IMAGINATIONS --- FEET THAT BE SWIFT IN RUNNING TO MISCHIEF 6:19 --- A FALSE WITNESS THAT SPEAKETH LIES --- AND HE THAT SOWETH DISCORD AMONG BRETHREN
  • Steve morrow
    proverbs 6:23 for the commandment is a lamp and the law is light and reproofs of instruction are the way of life JOHN 3:19 AND THIS IS THE CONDEMNATION THAT LIGHT IS COME INTO THE WORLD AND MEN LOVED DARKNESS RATHER THAN LIGHT BECAUSE THEIR DEEDS WERE EVIL 20 FOR EVERY ONE THAT DOETH EVIL HATETH THE LIGHT NEITHER COMETH TO THE LIGHT LEST HIS DEEDS SHOULD BE REPROVED

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