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Proverbs 24:9

gThe devising1 of folly is sin,

and hthe scoffer is an abomination to mankind.

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Proverbs 24:9 — The New International Version (NIV)

The schemes of folly are sin,

and people detest a mocker.

Proverbs 24:9 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

The thought of foolishness is sin:

And the scorner is an abomination to men.

Proverbs 24:9 — New Living Translation (NLT)

The schemes of a fool are sinful;

Everyone detests a mocker.

Proverbs 24:9 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

The devising of foolishness is sin,

And the scoffer is an abomination to men.

Proverbs 24:9 — New Century Version (NCV)

Making foolish plans is sinful,

and making fun of wisdom is hateful.

Proverbs 24:9 — American Standard Version (ASV)

The thought of foolishness is sin;

And the scoffer is an abomination to men.

Proverbs 24:9 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

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

Proverbs 24:9 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Foolish scheming is sinful, 

and a mocker is disgusting to everyone. 

Proverbs 24:9 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

A foolish scheme is sin,

and a mocker is detestable to people.

Proverbs 24:9 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

The devising of folly is sin,

and the scoffer is an abomination to all.

Proverbs 24:9 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

Devising folly is a sin,

and an abomination to humankind is a scoffer.

Proverbs 24:9 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

Foolish plans are sinful.

People hate those who make fun of others.

Proverbs 24:9 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

The devising of folly is sin,

And the scoffer is an abomination to men.


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