New Living Translation
The schemes of a fool are sinful; everyone detests a mocker.
King James Bible
The thought of foolishness is sin: and the scorner is an abomination to men.
Darby Bible Translation
The purpose of folly is sin, and the scorner is an abomination to men.
World English Bible
The schemes of folly are sin. The mocker is detested by men.
Young's Literal Translation
The thought of folly is sin, And an abomination to man is a scorner.
Proverbs 24:9 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
24:9 The thought - The very inward thought or contrivance of evil, is a sin in God's sight.
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Repent of your wickedness and pray to the Lord. Perhaps he will forgive your evil thoughts,
Anyone who rebukes a mocker will get an insult in return. Anyone who corrects the wicked will get hurt.
Mockers are proud and haughty; they act with boundless arrogance.
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