New Living Translation
With narrowed eyes, people plot evil; with a smirk, they plan their mischief.
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
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
16:30 Shutteth - That his thoughts may be more intent. Moving - Which is the gesture of one whose thoughts are deeply engaged.
LibraryTrust in God --True Wisdom
A sermon (No. 392) delivered on Sunday Morning, May 12th, 1861, at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington, by C. H. Spurgeon. "He that handleth a matter wisely shall find good: and whoso trusteth in the Lord, happy is he."--Proverbs 16:20. Wisdom is man's true path--that which enables him to accomplish best the end of his being, and which therefore gives to him the richest enjoyment and the fullest play for all his powers. Wisdom is the compass by which man is to steer across the trackless waste …
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs
A Wise Desire
Violent people mislead their companions, leading them down a harmful path.
Gray hair is a crown of glory; it is gained by living a godly life.
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