KJV LexiconHe disappointeth
to break up (usually figuratively), i.e. to violate, frustrate
cunning (work), curious work, device(-sed), imagination, invented, means, purpose, thought.
of the crafty
cunning (usually in a bad sense) -- crafty, prudent, subtil.
so that their hands
a hand (the open one (indicating power, means, direction, etc.),
to do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application
from an unused root probably meaning to substantiate; support or (by implication) ability, i.e. (direct) help, (in purpose) an undertaking, (intellectual) understanding
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
"He frustrates the plotting of the shrewd, So that their hands cannot attain success.
King James Bible
He disappointeth the devices of the crafty, so that their hands cannot perform their enterprise.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
He frustrates the schemes of the crafty so that they achieve no success.
International Standard Version
He frustrates the plans of the crafty; so that what they work for never succeeds.
He frustrates the plans of the crafty so that their hands cannot accomplish what they had planned!
GOD'S WORD® Translation
He keeps shrewd people from carrying out their plans so that they cannot do anything successfully.
King James 2000 Bible
He frustrates the devices of the crafty, so that their hands cannot perform their plans.
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