Proverbs 24:8
New International Version
Whoever plots evil will be known as a schemer.

New Living Translation
A person who plans evil will get a reputation as a troublemaker.

English Standard Version
Whoever plans to do evil will be called a schemer.

Berean Study Bible
He who plots evil will be called a schemer.

New American Standard Bible
One who plans to do evil, Men will call a schemer.

New King James Version
He who plots to do evil Will be called a schemer.

King James Bible
He that deviseth to do evil shall be called a mischievous person.

Christian Standard Bible
The one who plots evil will be called a schemer.

Contemporary English Version
No one but troublemakers think up trouble.

Good News Translation
If you are always planning evil, you will earn a reputation as a troublemaker.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The one who plots evil will be called a schemer.

International Standard Version
The person who plans on doing evil will be called a schemer.

NET Bible
The one who plans to do evil will be called a scheming person.

New Heart English Bible
One who plots to do evil will be called a schemer.

A Faithful Version
He who plots to do evil shall be called a master of devious thoughts.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
He that devises to do evil is called an evil man.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Whoever plans to do evil will be known as a schemer.

JPS Tanakh 1917
He that deviseth to do evil, Men shall call him a mischievous person.

New American Standard 1977
He who plans to do evil, Men will call him a schemer.

King James 2000 Bible
He that plans to do evil shall be called a mischievous person.

American King James Version
He that devises to do evil shall be called a mischievous person.

American Standard Version
He that deviseth to do evil, Men shall call him a mischief-maker.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
but deliberate in council. Death befalls uninstructed men.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He that deviseth to do evils, shall be called a fool.

Darby Bible Translation
He that deviseth to do evil shall be called a master of intrigues.

English Revised Version
He that deviseth to do evil, men shall call him a mischievous person.

Webster's Bible Translation
He that deviseth to do evil shall be called a mischievous person.

World English Bible
One who plots to do evil will be called a schemer.

Young's Literal Translation
Whoso is devising to do evil, Him they call a master of wicked thoughts.
Study Bible
Do not Envy
7Wisdom is too high for a fool; he does not open his mouth in the meeting place. 8He who plots evil will be called a schemer. 9A foolish scheme is sin, and a mocker is detestable to men.…
Cross References
Romans 1:30
slanderers, God-haters, insolent, arrogant, and boastful. They invent new forms of evil; they disobey their parents.

Proverbs 6:14
With deceit in his heart he devises evil; he continually sows discord.

Proverbs 14:22
Do not those who contrive evil go astray? But those who plan goodness find loving devotion and truth.

Treasury of Scripture

He that devises to do evil shall be called a mischievous person.

Proverbs 24:2,9
For their heart studieth destruction, and their lips talk of mischief…

Proverbs 6:14,18
Frowardness is in his heart, he deviseth mischief continually; he soweth discord…

Proverbs 14:22
Do they not err that devise evil? but mercy and truth shall be to them that devise good.









Lexicon
He who plots
מְחַשֵּׁ֥ב (mə·ḥaš·šêḇ)
Verb - Piel - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2803: To think, account

evil
לְהָרֵ֑עַ (lə·hā·rê·a‘)
Preposition-l | Verb - Hifil - Infinitive construct
Strong's Hebrew 7489: To spoil, to make, good for, nothing, bad

will be called
יִקְרָֽאוּ׃ (yiq·rā·’ū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 7121: To call, proclaim, read

a schemer.
בַּֽעַל־ (ba·‘al-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 1167: A master, a husband, owner
Verse 8. - He that deviseth to do evil. He who shows a certain kind of misapplied cleverness (in contrast to the true wisdom) in planning and pursuing evil schemes. Shall be called. Defined and explained, as Proverbs 16:21 (comp. Proverbs 21:24). A mischievous person; literally, lord of mischief; i.e. owner, possessor of mischief. One must not be led by such a man's apparent astuteness to attribute; to him wisdom; he is an impostor, a mere intriguer, who is sure to be exposed ere long. Septuagint, "Death befalls the undisciplined."
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