New Living Translation
He frustrates the plans of schemers so the work of their hands will not succeed.
King James Bible
He disappointeth the devices of the crafty, so that their hands cannot perform their enterprise.
Darby Bible Translation
He disappointeth the devices of the crafty, and their hands carry not out the enterprise.
World English Bible
He frustrates the devices of the crafty, So that their hands can't perform their enterprise.
Young's Literal Translation
Making void thoughts of the subtile, And their hands do not execute wisdom.
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Your sins are telling your mouth what to say. Your words are based on clever deception.
The LORD frustrates the plans of the nations and thwarts all their schemes.
Call your councils of war, but they will be worthless. Develop your strategies, but they will not succeed. For God is with us!"
I expose the false prophets as liars and make fools of fortune-tellers. I cause the wise to give bad advice, thus proving them to be fools.
"'How can you say, "We are wise because we have the word of the LORD," when your teachers have twisted it by writing lies?
At that time not a single wise person will be left in the whole land of Edom," says the LORD. "For on the mountains of Edom I will destroy everyone who has understanding.
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