Proverbs 24:9
New International Version
The schemes of folly are sin, and people detest a mocker.

New Living Translation
The schemes of a fool are sinful; everyone detests a mocker.

English Standard Version
The devising of folly is sin, and the scoffer is an abomination to mankind.

Berean Study Bible
A foolish scheme is sin, and a mocker is detestable to men.

New American Standard Bible
The devising of folly is sin, And the scoffer is an abomination to men.

King James Bible
The thought of foolishness is sin: and the scorner is an abomination to men.

Christian Standard Bible
A foolish scheme is sin, and a mocker is detestable to people.

Contemporary English Version
Everyone hates senseless fools who think up ways to sin.

Good News Translation
Any scheme a fool thinks up is sinful. People hate a person who has nothing but scorn for others.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
A foolish scheme is sin, and a mocker is detestable to people.

International Standard Version
To devise folly is sin, and people detest a scoffer.

NET Bible
A foolish scheme is sin, and the scorner is an abomination to people.

New Heart English Bible
The schemes of folly are sin. The mocker is detested by men.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
The counsel of the fool is sin; the defilement of a son of man is evil.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Foolish scheming is sinful, and a mocker is disgusting to everyone.

JPS Tanakh 1917
The thought of foolishness is sin; And the scorner is an abomination to men.

New American Standard 1977
The devising of folly is sin, And the scoffer is an abomination to men.

Jubilee Bible 2000
The thought of the foolish is sin, and the scorner is an abomination to men.

King James 2000 Bible
The thought of foolishness is sin: and the scoffer is an abomination to men.

American King James Version
The thought of foolishness is sin: and the scorner is an abomination to men.

American Standard Version
The thought of foolishness is sin; And the scoffer is an abomination to men.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
The fools also dies in sins; and uncleanness attaches to a pestilent man.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The thought of a fool is sin: and the detracter is the abomination of men.

Darby Bible Translation
The purpose of folly is sin, and the scorner is an abomination to men.

English Revised Version
The thought of the foolish is sin: and the scorner is an abomination to men.

Webster's Bible Translation
The thought of foolishness is sin: and the scorner is an abomination to men.

World English Bible
The schemes of folly are sin. The mocker is detested by men.

Young's Literal Translation
The thought of folly is sin, And an abomination to man is a scorner.
Study Bible
Do not Envy
8He who plots evil will be called a schemer. 9A foolish scheme is sin, and a mocker is detestable to men. 10If you falter in the day of distress, how small is your strength!…
Cross References
Matthew 15:19
For out of the heart come evil thoughts, murder, adultery, sexual immorality, theft, false testimony, and slander.

Acts 8:22
Repent, therefore, of your wickedness, and pray to the Lord. Perhaps He will forgive you for the intent of your heart.

Proverbs 9:7
He who corrects a mocker will bring shame on himself; he who rebukes a wicked man will be tainted.

Proverbs 21:24
Proud, Arrogant, and Mocker are the names of him who acts with excessive pride.

Treasury of Scripture

The thought of foolishness is sin: and the scorner is an abomination to men.

thought

Proverbs 24:8
He that deviseth to do evil shall be called a mischievous person.

Proverbs 23:7
For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he: Eat and drink, saith he to thee; but his heart is not with thee.

Genesis 6:5
And GOD saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.

the scorner

Proverbs 22:10
Cast out the scorner, and contention shall go out; yea, strife and reproach shall cease.

Proverbs 29:8
Scornful men bring a city into a snare: but wise men turn away wrath.







Lexicon
A foolish
אִוֶּ֣לֶת (’iw·we·leṯ)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 200: Silliness

scheme
זִמַּ֣ת (zim·maṯ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 2154: A plan, device, wickedness

is sin,
חַטָּ֑את (ḥaṭ·ṭāṯ)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2403: An offence, its penalty, occasion, sacrifice, expiation, an offender

and a mocker
לֵֽץ׃ (lêṣ)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3887: Ambassador, have in derision, interpreter, make a mock, mocker

is detestable
וְתוֹעֲבַ֖ת (wə·ṯō·w·‘ă·ḇaṯ)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 8441: Something disgusting, an abhorrence, idolatry, an idol

to men.
לְאָדָ֣ם (lə·’ā·ḏām)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 120: Ruddy, a human being
(9) The thought of foolishness is sin.--Rather, Sin is the contrivance (plotting) of self-will. Sin is the "transgression of the law" of God (1John 3:4), when we desert the plain rule of duty, and plot how we can indulge our own self-will.

Verse 9. - The thought of foolishness is sin. "Sin" is the subject in this clause as "the scorner" is in the next; and what it says is that sin is the exeogitation, the contriving of folly. The stoner is the real fool, m that he does not pursue his proper end, prepares misery for himself, is blind to his best interests. The connection between sin and folly, as between wisdom and righteousness, is continually enforced throughout the book. The scorner is an abomination to men. The man who scoffs at religion and every high aim is an object of abomination to the pious, and is also a cause of evil to others, leading them to thoughts and acts which are hateful in the eyes of God. Septuagint, "The fool dieth in sins (John 8:24), and uncleanness belongeth to a pestilent man." The text here followed, as in other passages of this chapter, is quite different from the received one. 24:1,2 Envy not sinners. And let not a desire ever come into thy mind, Oh that I could shake off restraints! 3-6. Piety and prudence in outward affairs, both go together to complete a wise man. By knowledge the soul is filled with the graces and comforts of the spirit, those precious and pleasant riches. The spirit is strengthened for the spiritual work and the spiritual warfare, by true wisdom. 7-9. A weak man thinks wisdom is too high for him, therefore he will take no pains for it. It is bad to do evil, but worse to devise it. Even the first risings of sin in the heart are sin, and must be repented of. Those that strive to make others hateful, make themselves so. 10. Under troubles we are apt to despair of relief. But be of good courage, and God shall strengthen thy heart. 11,12. If a man know that his neighbour is in danger by any unjust proceeding, he is bound to do all in his power to deliver him. And what is it to suffer immortal souls to perish, when our persuasions and example may be the means of preventing it? 13,14. We are quickened to the study of wisdom by considering both the pleasure and the profit of it. All men relish things that are sweet to the palate; but many have no relish for the things that are sweet to the purified soul, and that make us wise unto salvation. 15,16. The sincere soul falls as a traveller may do, by stumbling at some stone in his path; but gets up, and goes on his way with more care and speed. This is rather to be understood of falls into affliction, than falls into actual sin.
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