who plots evil with deceit in his heart—he always stirs up dissension.
Who with perversity in his heart continually devises evil, Who spreads strife.
Their perverted hearts plot evil. They stir up trouble constantly.
Their perverse minds are always cooking up something nasty, always stirring up trouble.
His mind is ever designing evil: he lets loose violent acts.
with perverted mind devising evil, continually sowing discord;
Perversity is in his heart, He devises evil continually, He sows discord.
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|NET © Notes||
1 tn The noun is an adverbial accusative of manner, explaining the circumstances that inform his evil plans.
2 tn The word “contention” is from the root דִּין (din); the noun means “strife, contention, quarrel.” The normal plural form is represented by the Qere, and the contracted form by the Kethib.