New International Version
He thwarts the plans of the crafty, so that their hands achieve no success.
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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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He disappointeth the devices of the crafty - All these sayings refer to God's particular providence, by which he is ever working for the good, and counterworking the plots of the wicked. And as various as are the contingent, capricious, and malevolent acts of men, so varied are his providential interferences; disappointing the devices, snares, and plots of the crafty, so that their plans being confounded, and their machinery broken in pieces, their hands cannot perform their enterprises.
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Your sin prompts your mouth; you adopt the tongue of the crafty.
The LORD foils the plans of the nations; he thwarts the purposes of the peoples.
Devise your strategy, but it will be thwarted; propose your plan, but it will not stand, for God is with us.
who foils the signs of false prophets and makes fools of diviners, who overthrows the learning of the wise and turns it into nonsense,
"'How can you say, "We are wise, for we have the law of the LORD," when actually the lying pen of the scribes has handled it falsely?
"In that day," declares the LORD, "will I not destroy the wise men of Edom, those of understanding in the mountains of Esau?
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