New International Version
Whoever winks with their eye is plotting perversity; whoever purses their lips is bent on evil.
King James Bible
He shutteth his eyes to devise froward things: moving his lips he bringeth evil to pass.
Darby Bible Translation
He that shutteth his eyes, [it is] to devise froward things; biting his lips, he bringeth evil to pass.
World English Bible
One who winks his eyes to plot perversities, one who compresses his lips, is bent on evil.
Young's Literal Translation
Consulting his eyes to devise froward things, Moving his lips he hath accomplished evil.
Proverbs 16:30 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He shutteth his eyes to devise, etc. - He meditates deeply upon ways and means to commit sin. He shuts his eyes that he may shut out all other ideas, that his whole soul may be in this.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryApril 27. "The Sweetness of the Lips" (Prov. xvi. 21).
"The sweetness of the lips" (Prov. xvi. 21). Spiritual conditions are inseparably connected with our physical life. The flow of the divine life-currents may be interrupted by a little clot of blood; the vital current may leak out through a very trifling wound. If you want to keep the health of Christ, keep from all spiritual sores, from all heart wounds and irritations. One hour of fretting will wear out more vitality than a week of work; and one minute of malignity, or rankling jealousy or envy …
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A violent person entices their neighbor and leads them down a path that is not good.
Gray hair is a crown of splendor; it is attained in the way of righteousness.
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