New International Version
for their feet rush into evil, they are swift to shed blood.
King James Bible
For their feet run to evil, and make haste to shed blood.
Darby Bible Translation
for their feet run to evil, and they make haste to shed blood.
World English Bible
for their feet run to evil. They hurry to shed blood.
Young's Literal Translation
For their feet to evil do run, And they haste to shed blood.
Proverbs 1:16 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
For their feet run to evil - The whole of this verse is wanting in the Septuagint, and in the Arabic.
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1 Samuel 19:10
Saul tried to pin him to the wall with his spear, but David eluded him as Saul drove the spear into the wall. That night David made good his escape.
How useless to spread a net where every bird can see it!
haughty eyes, a lying tongue, hands that shed innocent blood,
a heart that devises wicked schemes, feet that are quick to rush into evil,
The words of the wicked lie in wait for blood, but the speech of the upright rescues them.
Their feet rush into sin; they are swift to shed innocent blood. They pursue evil schemes; acts of violence mark their ways.
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