Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

He who hides hatred is of lying lips. And he who utters a slander is a fool.

New American Standard Bible

He who conceals hatred has lying lips,
And he who spreads slander is a fool.

King James Version

He that hideth hatred with lying lips, and he that uttereth a slander, is a fool.

Holman Bible

The one who conceals hatred has lying lips,
and whoever spreads slander is a fool.

International Standard Version

Whoever conceals hatred is a deceitful liar, and whoever spreads slander is a fool.

American Standard Version

He that hideth hatred is of lying lips; And he that uttereth a slander is a fool.

Amplified


He who hides hatred has lying lips,
And he who spreads slander is a fool.

Bible in Basic English

Hate is covered up by the lips of the upright man, but he who lets out evil about another is foolish.

Darby Translation

He that covereth hatred hath lying lips, and he that sendeth forth a slander is a fool.

Julia Smith Translation

He covering hatred with lips of falsehood, and he bringing forth slander, is foolish.

King James 2000

He that hides hatred with lying lips, and he that utters a slander, is a fool.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He who conceals hatred [has] lips of deceit, and he who utters slander--he is a fool.

Modern King James verseion

He who hides hatred with lying lips, and he who speaks a slander, is a fool.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He that hideth hatred with lying lips, and he that speaketh slander, is a fool.

NET Bible

The one who conceals hatred utters lies, and the one who spreads slander is certainly a fool.

New Heart English Bible

He who hides hatred has lying lips. He who utters a slander is a fool.

The Emphasized Bible

He that concealeth hatred, hath false lips, and he that sendeth forth slander, the same, is a dullard.

Webster

He that hideth hatred with lying lips, and he that uttereth a slander, is a fool.

World English Bible

He who hides hatred has lying lips. He who utters a slander is a fool.

Youngs Literal Translation

Whoso is covering hatred with lying lips, And whoso is bringing out an evil report is a fool.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
כּסה 
Kacah 
Usage: 152

שׂנאה 
sin'ah 
Usage: 17

with lying
שׁקר 
Sheqer 
Usage: 113

שׂפת שׂפה 
Saphah 
Usage: 176

and he that uttereth
יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out, ....forth, bring, come, proceed, go, depart,
Usage: 1068

דּבּה 
Dibbah 
Usage: 9

Context Readings

Proverbs Concerning The Mouth

17 He is in the way of life who heeds correction, but he who forsakes reproof errs. 18 He who hides hatred is of lying lips. And he who utters a slander is a fool. 19 Transgression is not lacking in the multitude of words, but he who refrains his lips does wisely.



Cross References

1 Samuel 18:21-22

And Saul said, I will give him her, that she may be a snare to him, and that the hand of the Philistines may be against him. Therefore Saul said to David, Thou shall this day be my son-in-law a second time.

1 Samuel 18:29

And Saul was yet the more afraid of David, and Saul was David's enemy continually.

2 Samuel 3:27

And when Abner was returned to Hebron, Joab took him aside into the midst of the gate to speak with him quietly, and smote him there in the body, so that he died, for the blood of Asahel his brother.

2 Samuel 11:8-15

And David said to Uriah, Go down to thy house, and wash thy feet. And Uriah departed out of the king's house, and a gift from the king followed him.

2 Samuel 13:23-29

And it came to pass after two full years, that Absalom had sheep-shearers in Baal-hazor, which is beside Ephraim, and Absalom invited all the king's sons.

2 Samuel 20:9-10

And Joab said to Amasa, Is it well with thee, my brother? And Joab took Amasa by the beard with his right hand to kiss him.

Psalm 5:9

For there is no faithfulness in their mouth. Their inward part is very wickedness. Their throat is an open sepulcher. With their tongue they {deceive (LXX/NT)}.

Psalm 12:2

They speak falsehood everyone with his neighbor. With flattering lip, and with a double heart, they speak.

Psalm 15:3

he who does no slander with his tongue, nor does evil to his friend, nor takes up a reproach against his neighbor,

Psalm 50:20

Thou sit and speak against thy brother; thou slander thine own mother's son.

Psalm 55:21

His mouth was smooth as butter, but his heart was war. His words were softer than oil, yet they were drawn swords.

Psalm 101:5

He who slanders his neighbor secretly, him I will destroy. He who has a high look and a proud heart I will not endure.

Proverbs 26:24-26

He who hates masquerades with his lips, but he lays up deceit within him.

Luke 20:20-21

And having watched him, they sent forth insidious men pretending themselves to be righteous, so that they might take hold of his word, in order to deliver him up to the rule and to the authority of the governor.

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