Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

For your iniquity teaches your mouth, and 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.

NET Bible

Your sin inspires your mouth; 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 Yes, you do away with fear, and hinder devotion before God. 5 For your iniquity teaches your mouth, and you choose the language of the crafty. 6 Your own mouth condemns you, and not I. Yes, your own lips testify against you.


Cross References

Job 5:13

He takes the wise in their own craftiness; the counsel of the cunning is carried headlong.

Job 9:22-24

"It is all the same. Therefore I say he destroys the blameless and the wicked.

Job 12:6

The tents of robbers prosper. Those who provoke God are secure, who carry their god in their hands.

Psalm 50:19-20

"You give your mouth to evil. Your tongue frames deceit.

Psalm 52:2-4

Your tongue plots destruction, like a sharp razor, working deceitfully.

Psalm 64:3

who sharpen their tongue like a sword, and aim their arrows, deadly words,

Psalm 120:2-3

Deliver my soul, LORD, from lying lips, from a deceitful tongue.

Jeremiah 9:3-5

"They bend their tongue, as their bow, for falsehood; and they are grown strong in the land, but not for truth: for they proceed from evil to evil, and they do not know me," says the LORD.

Jeremiah 9:8

Their tongue is a deadly arrow; it speaks deceit: one speaks peaceably to his neighbor with his mouth, but in his heart he lies in wait for him.

Mark 7:21-22

For from within, out of the hearts of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, sexual sins, murders, thefts,

Luke 6:45

The good man out of the good treasure of his heart brings out that which is good, and the evil man out of the evil treasure brings out that which is evil, for out of the abundance of the heart, his mouth speaks.

James 1:26

If anyone thinks himself to be religious while he does not bridle his tongue, but deceives his heart, this man's religion is worthless.

James 3:5-8

So the tongue is also a little member, and boasts great things. See how a small fire can spread to a large forest.

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