Proverbs 6:18
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New Living Translation
a heart that plots evil, feet that race to do wrong,

King James Bible
An heart that deviseth wicked imaginations, feet that be swift in running to mischief,

Darby Bible Translation
a heart that deviseth wicked imaginations; feet that are swift in running to mischief;

World English Bible
a heart that devises wicked schemes, feet that are swift in running to mischief,

Young's Literal Translation
A heart devising thoughts of vanity -- Feet hasting to run to evil --

Proverbs 6:18 Parallel
Wesley's Notes on the Bible

6:18 Deviseth - He whose practice it is to contrive wickedness. Swift - Such as greedily execute their wicked designs.

Proverbs 6:18 Parallel Commentaries

The Preface to the Commandments
And God spake all these words, saying, I am the LORD thy God,' &c. Exod 20: 1, 2. What is the preface to the Ten Commandments? The preface to the Ten Commandments is, I am the Lord thy God.' The preface to the preface is, God spake all these words, saying,' &c. This is like the sounding of a trumpet before a solemn proclamation. Other parts of the Bible are said to be uttered by the mouth of the holy prophets (Luke 1: 70), but here God spake in his own person. How are we to understand that, God spake,
Thomas Watson—The Ten Commandments

"Boast not Thyself of to Morrow, for Thou Knowest not what a Day May Bring Forth. "
Prov. xxvii. 1.--"Boast not thyself of to morrow, for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth." As man is naturally given to boasting and gloriation in something (for the heart cannot want some object to rest upon and take complacency in, it is framed with such a capacity of employing other things), so there is a strong inclination in man towards the time to come, he hath an immortal appetite, and an appetite of immortality; and therefore his desires usually stretch farther than the present
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

The Heavenly Footman; Or, a Description of the Man that Gets to Heaven:
TOGETHER WITH THE WAY HE RUNS IN, THE MARKS HE GOES BY; ALSO, SOME DIRECTIONS HOW TO RUN SO AS TO OBTAIN. 'And it came to pass, when they had brought them forth abroad, that he said, Escape for thy life; look not behind thee, neither stay thou in all the plain: escape to the mountain, lest thou be consumed.'--Genesis 19:17. London: Printed for John Marshall, at the Bible in Gracechurch Street, 1698. ADVERTISEMENT BY THE EDITOR. About forty years ago a gentleman, in whose company I had commenced my
John Bunyan—The Works of John Bunyan Volumes 1-3

In Death and after Death
A sadder picture could scarcely be drawn than that of the dying Rabbi Jochanan ben Saccai, that "light of Israel" immediately before and after the destruction of the Temple, and for two years the president of the Sanhedrim. We read in the Talmud (Ber. 28 b) that, when his disciples came to see him on his death-bed, he burst into tears. To their astonished inquiry why he, "the light of Israel, the right pillar of the Temple, and its mighty hammer," betrayed such signs of fear, he replied: "If I were
Alfred Edersheim—Sketches of Jewish Social Life

Cross References
Romans 3:15
"They rush to commit murder.

Genesis 6:5
The LORD observed the extent of human wickedness on the earth, and he saw that everything they thought or imagined was consistently and totally evil.

Proverbs 1:16
They rush to commit evil deeds. They hurry to commit murder.

Proverbs 24:2
For their hearts plot violence, and their words always stir up trouble.

Isaiah 59:7
Their feet run to do evil, and they rush to commit murder. They think only about sinning. Misery and destruction always follow them.

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