Proverbs 6:14
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New International Version
who plots evil with deceit in his heart-- he always stirs up conflict.

King James Bible
Frowardness is in his heart, he deviseth mischief continually; he soweth discord.

Darby Bible Translation
deceits are in his heart; he deviseth mischief at all times, he soweth discords.

World English Bible
in whose heart is perverseness, who devises evil continually, who always sows discord.

Young's Literal Translation
Frowardness is in his heart, devising evil at all times, Contentions he sendeth forth.

Proverbs 6:14 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

He deviseth mischief - He plots schemes and plans to bring it to pass.

He soweth discord - Between men and their wives, by seducing the latter from their fidelity. See the preceding quotation.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

frowardness

Proverbs 2:14 Who rejoice to do evil, and delight in the frowardness of the wicked;

Proverbs 16:28-30 A fraudulent man sows strife: and a whisperer separates chief friends...

Proverbs 21:8 The way of man is fraudulent and strange: but as for the pure, his work is right.

he deviseth

Proverbs 6:18 An heart that devises wicked imaginations, feet that be swift in running to mischief,

Psalm 36:4 He devises mischief on his bed; he sets himself in a way that is not good; he abhors not evil.

Isaiah 32:7 The instruments also of the churl are evil: he devises wicked devices to destroy the poor with lying words...

Isaiah 57:20 But the wicked are like the troubled sea, when it cannot rest, whose waters cast up mire and dirt.

Ezekiel 11:2 Then said he to me, Son of man, these are the men that devise mischief, and give wicked counsel in this city:

Micah 2:1 Woe to them that devise iniquity, and work evil on their beds! when the morning is light, they practice it...

soweth or casteth forth

Proverbs 6:19 A false witness that speaks lies, and he that sows discord among brothers.

Proverbs 16:28 A fraudulent man sows strife: and a whisperer separates chief friends.

Proverbs 22:8 He that sows iniquity shall reap vanity: and the rod of his anger shall fail.

Proverbs 26:17-22 He that passes by, and meddles with strife belonging not to him, is like one that takes a dog by the ears...

Hosea 8:7 For they have sown the wind, and they shall reap the whirlwind: it has no stalk; the bud shall yield no meal: if so be it yield...

Romans 16:17 Now I beseech you, brothers, mark them which cause divisions and offenses contrary to the doctrine which you have learned...

Galatians 6:7,8 Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatever a man sows, that shall he also reap...

Library
The Talking Book
A Sermon (No. 1017) Delivered on Lord's Day Morning, October 22nd, 1871 at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington, by C. H. Spurgeon. "When thou awakest, it shall talk with thee."--Proverbs 6:22. It is a very happy circumstance when the commandment of our father and the law of our mother are also the commandment of God and the law of the Lord. Happy are they who have a double force to draw them to the right--the bonds of nature, and the cords of grace. They sin with a vengeance who sin both against
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs

How Sowers of Strifes and Peacemakers are to be Admonished.
(Admonition 24.) Differently to be admonished are sowers of strifes and peacemakers. For sowers of strifes are to be admonished to perceive whose followers they are. For of the apostate angel it is written, when tares had been sown among the good crop, An enemy hath done this (Matth. xiii. 28). Of a member of him also it is said through Solomon, An apostate person, an unprofitable man, walketh with a perverse mouth, he winketh with his eyes, he beateth with his foot, he speaketh with his finger,
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great

Proverbs
Many specimens of the so-called Wisdom Literature are preserved for us in the book of Proverbs, for its contents are by no means confined to what we call proverbs. The first nine chapters constitute a continuous discourse, almost in the manner of a sermon; and of the last two chapters, ch. xxx. is largely made up of enigmas, and xxxi. is in part a description of the good housewife. All, however, are rightly subsumed under the idea of wisdom, which to the Hebrew had always moral relations. The Hebrew
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Psalm 140:2
who devise evil plans in their hearts and stir up war every day.

Proverbs 3:29
Do not plot harm against your neighbor, who lives trustfully near you.

Proverbs 6:19
a false witness who pours out lies and a person who stirs up conflict in the community.

Proverbs 16:27
A scoundrel plots evil, and on their lips it is like a scorching fire.

Proverbs 16:28
A perverse person stirs up conflict, and a gossip separates close friends.

Proverbs 17:20
One whose heart is corrupt does not prosper; one whose tongue is perverse falls into trouble.

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

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