Parallel Verses

NET Bible

Your sin inspires your mouth; you choose the language of the crafty.

New American Standard Bible

“For your guilt teaches your mouth,
And you choose the language of the crafty.

King James Version

For thy mouth uttereth thine iniquity, and thou choosest the tongue of the crafty.

Holman Bible

Your iniquity teaches you what to say,
and you choose the language of the crafty.

International Standard Version

Because your sin dictates your speech, you have chosen the language of the crafty.

A Conservative Version

For thine iniquity teaches thy mouth. And thou choose the tongue of the crafty.

American Standard Version

For thine iniquity teacheth thy mouth, And thou choosest the tongue of the crafty.

Amplified


“For your guilt teaches your mouth,
And you choose [to speak] the language of the crafty and cunning.

Bible in Basic English

For your mouth is guided by your sin, and you have taken the tongue of the false for yourself.

Darby Translation

For thy mouth uttereth thine iniquity, and thou hast chosen the tongue of the crafty.

Julia Smith Translation

For thy mouth will accustom itself to thine iniquity, and thou wilt choose the tongue of the crafty.

King James 2000

For your mouth utters your iniquity, and you choose the tongue of the crafty.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For your iniquity teaches your mouth, and you choose [the] tongue of [the] crafty.

Modern King James verseion

For your iniquity teaches your mouth, and you choose the tongue of the crafty.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But thy wickedness teacheth thy mouth, and so thou hast chosen thee a crafty tongue.

New Heart English Bible

For your iniquity teaches your mouth, and you choose the language of the crafty.

The Emphasized Bible

For thine own mouth would teach thine iniquity, and thou wouldst choose the tongue of the crafty.

Webster

For thy mouth uttereth thy iniquity, and thou choosest the tongue of the crafty.

World English Bible

For your iniquity teaches your mouth, and you choose the language of the crafty.

Youngs Literal Translation

For thy mouth teacheth thine iniquity, And thou chooseth the tongue of the subtile.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אלף 
'alph 
Usage: 4

עוון עון 
`avon 
Usage: 230

and thou choosest
בּחר 
Bachar 
Usage: 169

the tongue
לשׁנה לשׁן לשׁון 
Lashown 
Usage: 116

Context Readings

Eliphaz's Second Response To Job

4 But you even break off piety, and hinder meditation before God. 5 Your sin inspires your mouth; you choose the language of the crafty. 6 Your own mouth condemns you, not I; your own lips testify against you.


Cross References

Job 5:13

He catches the wise in their own craftiness, and the counsel of the cunning is brought to a quick end.

Job 9:22-24

"It is all one! That is why I say, 'He destroys the blameless and the guilty.'

Job 12:6

But the tents of robbers are peaceful, and those who provoke God are confident -- who carry their god in their hands.

Psalm 50:19-20

You do damage with words, and use your tongue to deceive.

Psalm 52:2-4

Your tongue carries out your destructive plans; it is as effective as a sharp razor, O deceiver.

Psalm 64:3

They sharpen their tongues like a sword; they aim their arrow, a slanderous charge,

Psalm 120:2-3

I said, "O Lord, rescue me from those who lie with their lips and those who deceive with their tongue.

Jeremiah 9:3-5

The Lord says, "These people are like soldiers who have readied their bows. Their tongues are always ready to shoot out lies. They have become powerful in the land, but they have not done so by honest means. Indeed, they do one evil thing after another and do not pay attention to me.

Jeremiah 9:8

Their tongues are like deadly arrows. They are always telling lies. Friendly words for their neighbors come from their mouths. But their minds are thinking up ways to trap them.

Mark 7:21-22

For from within, out of the human heart, come evil ideas, sexual immorality, theft, murder,

Luke 6:45

The good person out of the good treasury of his heart produces good, and the evil person out of his evil treasury produces evil, for his mouth speaks from what fills his heart.

James 1:26

If someone thinks he is religious yet does not bridle his tongue, and so deceives his heart, his religion is futile.

James 3:5-8

So too the tongue is a small part of the body, yet it has great pretensions. Think how small a flame sets a huge forest ablaze.

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