New Living Translation
For their hearts plot violence, and their words always stir up trouble.
King James Bible
For their heart studieth destruction, and their lips talk of mischief.
Darby Bible Translation
for their heart studieth destruction, and their lips talk of mischief.
World English Bible
for their hearts plot violence, and their lips talk about mischief.
Young's Literal Translation
For destruction doth their heart meditate, And perverseness do their lips speak.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
24:2 Destruction - How they may oppress and destroy others.
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The next part of our sanctification is in reference to our daily failings and transgressions, committed partly through the violence of temptations, as we see in David and Peter, and other eminent men of God; partly through daily infirmities, because of our weakness and imperfections; for, "in many things we offend all," James iii. 2; and, "if we say we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us," 1 John i. 8; "a righteous man falleth seven times," Prov. xxiv. 16; "there is not …
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Meditations on the Hindrances which Keep Back a Sinner from the Practice of Piety.
They conceive trouble and give birth to evil. Their womb produces deceit."
Their mouths are full of cursing, lies, and threats. Trouble and evil are on the tips of their tongues.
Meanwhile, my enemies lay traps to kill me. Those who wish me harm make plans to ruin me. All day long they plan their treachery.
a heart that plots evil, feet that race to do wrong,
This is the reply of the Holy One of Israel: "Because you despise what I tell you and trust instead in oppression and lies,
"But you! You have eyes only for greed and dishonesty! You murder the innocent, oppress the poor, and reign ruthlessly."
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