Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

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 will not speak unjustly,
Nor will 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!

Julia Smith Translation

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

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

my lips surely will not speak falseness, and my tongue surely will not 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 As long as 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 Far be it from me that I should justify you; until I die I will not retract my integrity from me.


Cross References

Job 13:7

Would you speak unrighteously for God, and talk deceitfully for Him?

Job 6:28

And now, please look on me; for if I lie, it is before your face.

Job 34:6

should I lie against my right? My wound cannot be cured; I am without rebellion.

John 8:55

Yet you have not known Him, but I know Him. And if I should say I do not know Him, I would be a liar like you. But I know Him and I keep His Word.

2 Corinthians 11:10

The truth of Christ is in me that this boasting shall not be silenced in me in the regions of Achaia.

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