Parallel Verses

World English Bible

"Though wickedness is sweet in his mouth, though he hide it under his tongue,

New American Standard Bible

“Though evil is sweet in his mouth
And he hides it under his tongue,

King James Version

Though wickedness be sweet in his mouth, though he hide it under his tongue;

Holman Bible

Though evil tastes sweet in his mouth
and he conceals it under his tongue,

International Standard Version

Though evil tastes sweet in his mouth, though he conceals it under his tongue,

A Conservative Version

Though wickedness be sweet in his mouth, though he hide it under his tongue,

American Standard Version

Though wickedness be sweet in his mouth, Though he hide it under his tongue,

Amplified


“Though evil and wickedness are sweet in his mouth
And he hides it under his tongue,

Bible in Basic English

Though evil-doing is sweet in his mouth, and he keeps it secretly under his tongue;

Darby Translation

Though wickedness be sweet in his mouth and he hide it under his tongue,

Julia Smith Translation

If evil shall be sweet in his mouth he will cover it under his tongue;

King James 2000

Though wickedness be sweet in his mouth, though he hide it under his tongue;

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Though wickedness tastes sweet in his mouth, [and] he hides it under his tongue,

Modern King James verseion

Though wickedness is sweet in his mouth, though he hides it under his tongue;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

When wickedness was sweet in his mouth, he hid it under his tongue.

NET Bible

"If evil is sweet in his mouth and he hides it under his tongue,

New Heart English Bible

"Though wickedness is sweet in his mouth, though he hide it under his tongue,

The Emphasized Bible

Though, a sweet taste in his mouth, be given by vice, though he hide it under his tongue;

Webster

Though wickedness may be sweet in his mouth, though he may hide it under his tongue;

Youngs Literal Translation

Though he doth sweeten evil in his mouth, Doth hide it under his tongue,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
be sweet
מתק 
Mathaq 
Usage: 5

כּחד 
Kachad 
Usage: 32

Context Readings

A Wicked Person's Joy Is Short, His Pain Long

11 His bones are full of his youth, but youth shall lie down with him in the dust. 12 "Though wickedness is sweet in his mouth, though he hide it under his tongue, 13 though he spare it, and will not let it go, but keep it still within his mouth;



Cross References

Job 15:16

how much less one who is abominable and corrupt, a man who drinks iniquity like water!

Psalm 10:7

His mouth is full of cursing, deceit, and oppression. Under his tongue is mischief and iniquity.

Genesis 3:6

When the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was a delight to the eyes, and that the tree was to be desired to make one wise, she took of its fruit, and ate; and she gave some to her husband with her, and he ate.

Psalm 109:17-18

Yes, he loved cursing, and it came to him. He didn't delight in blessing, and it was far from him.

Proverbs 9:17-18

"Stolen water is sweet. Food eaten in secret is pleasant."

Proverbs 20:17

Fraudulent food is sweet to a man, but afterwards his mouth is filled with gravel.

Ecclesiastes 11:9

Rejoice, young man, in your youth, and let your heart cheer you in the days of your youth, and walk in the ways of your heart, and in the sight of your eyes; but know that for all these things God will bring you into judgment.

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