Psalms 36:4

“He deviseth mischief upon his bed; he setteth himself in a way that is not good; he abhorreth not evil.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Hee deuiseth mischiefe vpon his bed, he setteth himselfe in a way that is not good; he abhorreth not euill.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He plans wickedness upon his bed; He sets himself on a path that is not good; He does not despise evil.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He deviseth iniquity upon his bed; He setteth himself in a way that is not good; He abhorreth not evil.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He gives thought to evil on his bed; he takes a way which is not good; he is not a hater of evil.
- Basic English Bible

He deviseth wickedness up on his bed; he setteth himself in a way that is not good: he abhorreth not evil.
- Darby Bible

He deviseth mischief upon his bed; he setteth himself in a way that is not good; he abhorreth not evil.
- Webster's Bible

He plots iniquity on his bed. He sets himself in a way that is not good. He doesn't abhor evil.
- World English Bible

Iniquity he deviseth on his bed, He stationeth himself on a way not good, Evil he doth not refuse.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

(36:5) He deviseth iniquity upon his bed; he setteth himself in a way that is not good; he abhorreth not evil.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 36:4


36:4 Deviseth - Freely, from his own inclination, when none are present to provoke him to it.


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