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 6:18

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