18 a heart that devises wicked schemes, feet that are quick to rush into evil,

Other Translations of Proverbs 6:18

King James Version

18 An heart that deviseth wicked imaginations, feet that be swift in running to mischief,

English Standard Version

18 a heart that devises wicked plans, feet that make haste to run to evil,

The Message

18 a heart that hatches evil plots, feet that race down a wicked track,

New King James Version

18 A heart that devises wicked plans, Feet that are swift in running to evil,

New Living Translation

18 a heart that plots evil, feet that race to do wrong,

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Proverbs 6:18

Commentary on Proverbs 6:12-19

(Read Proverbs 6:12-19)

If the slothful are to be condemned, who do nothing, much more those that do all the ill they can. Observe how such a man is described. He says and does every thing artfully, and with design. His ruin shall come without warning, and without relief. Here is a list of things hateful to God. Those sins are in a special manner provoking to God, which are hurtful to the comfort of human life. These things which God hates, we must hate in ourselves; it is nothing to hate them in others. Let us shun all such practices, and watch and pray against them; and avoid, with marked disapproval, all who are guilty of them, whatever may be their rank.