Proverbs 24:2
Good News Translation
Causing trouble is all they ever think about; every time they open their mouth someone is going to be hurt.

Contemporary English Version
All they think about and talk about is violence and cruelty.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Because their mind studieth robberies, and their lips speak deceits.

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Because their mind studieth robberies, and their lips speak deceits.

Proverbs 24:8 He that deviseth to do evils, shall be called a fool.

Proverbs 6:14 To such a one his destruction shall presently come, and he shall suddenly be destroyed, and shall no longer have any remedy.

1 Samuel 23:9 Now when David understood that Saul secretly prepared evil against him, he said to Abiathar, the priest: Bring hither the ephod.

Esther 3:6,7 And he counted it nothing to lay his hands upon Mardochai alone: for he had heard that he was of the nation of the Jews, and he chose rather to destroy all the nation of the Jews that were in the kingdom of Assuerus. . . .

Job 15:35 He hath conceived sorrow, and hath brought forth iniquity, and his womb prepareth deceits.

Psalm 7:14 Behold he hath been in labour with injustice: he hath conceived sorrow, and brought forth iniquity.

Psalm 10:7 His mouth is full of cursing, and of bitterness, and of deceit: under his tongue are labor and sorrow.

Psalm 28:3 Draw me not away together with the wicked; and with the workers of iniquity destroy me not: Who speak peace with their neighbour, but evils are in their hearts.

Psalm 36:4 He hath devised iniquity on his bed, he hath set himself on every way that is not good: but evil he hath not hated.

Psalm 64:4-6 To shoot in secret the undefiled. . . .

Psalm 140:2 Who have devised iniquities in their hearts: all the day long they designed battles.

Isaiah 59:4 There is none that calleth upon justice, neither is there any one that judgeth truly: but they trust in a mere nothing, and speak vanities: they have conceived labour, and brought forth iniquity.

Micah 7:3 The evil of their hands they call good: the prince requireth, and the judge is for giving: and the great man hath uttered the desire of his soul, and they have troubled it.

Matthew 26:3,4 Then were gathered together the chief priests and ancients of the people, into the court of the high priest, who was called Caiphas: . . .

Luke 23:20-21 And Pilate again spoke to them, desiring to release Jesus. . . .

Acts 13:10 Said: O full of all guile and of all deceit, child of the devil, enemy of all justice, thou ceases not to pervert the right ways of the Lord.

Context
Do not Envy
1Seek not to be like evil men, neither desire to be with them: 2Because their mind studieth robberies, and their lips speak deceits.3By wisdom the house shall be built, and by prudence it shall be strengthened.…
Cross References
Job 15:35
He hath conceived sorrow, and hath brought forth iniquity, and his womb prepareth deceits.

Psalm 10:7
His mouth is full of cursing, and of bitterness, and of deceit: under his tongue are labor and sorrow.

Psalm 38:12
And they that sought my soul used violence. And they that sought evils to me spoke vain things, and studied deceits all the day long.

Proverbs 6:18
A deceitful witness that uttereth lies, and him that soweth discord among brethren.

Isaiah 30:12
Therefore thus saith the Holy One of Israel: Because you have rejected this word, and have trusted in oppression and tumult, and have leaned upon it:

Jeremiah 22:17
But thy eyes and thy heart are set upon covetousness, and upon shedding innocent blood, and upon oppression, and running after evil works.

Additional Translations
for their hearts devise violence, and their lips declare trouble.For their heart studies destruction, and their lips talk of mischief.

For their heart studieth oppression, And their lips talk of mischief.

For their heart meditates falsehoods, and their lips speak mischiefs.

for their heart studieth destruction, and their lips talk of mischief.

For their heart studieth oppression, and their lips talk of mischief.

For their heart studieth destruction, and their lips talk of mischief.

for their hearts plot violence, and their lips talk about mischief.

For destruction doth their heart meditate, And perverseness do their lips speak.
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