KJV Dictionary Definition: mischief
1. Harm; hurt; injury; damage; evil, whether intended or not. A new law is made to remedy the mischief.
2. Intentional injury; harm or damage done by design.
Thy tongue deviseth mischief. Ps.52.
3. Ill consequence; evil; vexatious affair.
The mischief was, these allies would never allow that the common enemy was subdued.
MIS'CHIEF, v.t. To hurt; to harm; to injure.