Parallel Verses

King James 2000

My lips shall not speak wickedness, nor my tongue utter deceit.

New American Standard Bible

My lips certainly will not speak unjustly, Nor will my tongue mutter deceit.

King James Version

My lips shall not speak wickedness, nor my tongue utter deceit.

Holman Bible

my lips will not speak unjustly,
and my tongue will not utter deceit.

International Standard Version

I won't speak lies nor will I utter deceit.

A Conservative Version

Surely my lips shall not speak unrighteousness, nor shall my tongue utter deceit.

American Standard Version

Surely my lips shall not speak unrighteousness, Neither shall my tongue utter deceit.

Amplified

My lips shall not speak untruth, nor shall my tongue utter deceit.

Bible in Basic English

Truly, there is no deceit in my lips, and my tongue does not say what is false.

Darby Translation

My lips shall not speak unrighteousness, nor my tongue utter deceit!

Jubilee 2000 Bible

my lips shall not speak iniquity, nor my tongue utter deceit.

Julia Smith Translation

If my lips shall speak iniquity, and my tongue if it shall murmur deceit

Lexham Expanded Bible

my lips surely will not speak falseness, and my tongue surely will not utter deceit.

Modern King James verseion

my lips shall not speak wickedness, nor my tongue utter deceit.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

while my breath is in me, and as long as the wind that God hath given me is in my nostrils.

NET Bible

my lips will not speak wickedness, and my tongue will whisper no deceit.

New Heart English Bible

surely my lips shall not speak unrighteousness, neither shall my tongue utter deceit.

The Emphasized Bible

Verily my lips shall not speak perversity, nor shall, my tongue, utter deceit.

Webster

My lips shall not speak wickedness, nor my tongue utter deceit.

World English Bible

surely my lips shall not speak unrighteousness, neither shall my tongue utter deceit.

Youngs Literal Translation

My lips do not speak perverseness, And my tongue doth not utter deceit.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
My lips
שׂפת שׂפה 
Saphah 
Usage: 176

shall not speak
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

עלה עולה עולה עול עול 
`evel 
Usage: 53

nor my tongue
לשׁנה לשׁן לשׁון 
Lashown 
Usage: 116

הגה 
Hagah 
Usage: 25

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Job Continues His Final Speech

3 All the while my breath is in me, and the spirit of God is in my nostrils; 4 My lips shall not speak wickedness, nor my tongue utter deceit. 5 God forbid that I should justify you: till I die I will not remove my integrity from me.


Cross References

Job 13:7

Will you speak wickedly for God? and talk deceitfully for him?

Job 6:28

Now therefore be content, look upon me; for it is evident unto you if I lie.

Job 34:6

Should I lie concerning my right? my wound is incurable though I am without transgression.

John 8:55

Yet you have not known him; but I know him: and if I should say, I know him not, I shall be a liar like unto you: but I know him, and keep his saying.

2 Corinthians 11:10

As the truth of Christ is in me, no man shall stop me of this boasting in the regions of Achaia.

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