Proverbs 16:27

English Standard Version

27 A worthless man plots evil, and his speech[1] is like a scorching fire. (Pr 6:12; Pr 6:14; Pr 6:19; Jas 3:6)

New International Version

27 A scoundrel plots evil, and on their lips it is like a scorching fire.

New International Reader’s Version

27 A worthless person plans to do evil things. Their words are like a burning fire.

King James Version

27 An ungodly man diggeth up evil: and in his lips there is as a burning fire.