Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

A Conservative Version

He who hides hatred is of lying lips. And he who utters a 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 is of lying lips, and he who utters slander is a [self-confident] 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He that hides hatred has lying lips, and he that utters 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 Whoever heeds correction is on the pathway to life, but someone who ignores exhortation goes astray. 18 Whoever conceals hatred is a deceitful liar, and whoever spreads slander is a fool. 19 Transgression is at work where people talk too much, but anyone who holds his tongue is prudent.



Cross References

1 Samuel 18:21-22

Saul told himself, "I'll give her to him and she can be a snare to him and the Philistines will harm him." So Saul told David, "For a second time you can be my son-in-law today."

1 Samuel 18:29

Then Saul was even more afraid of David, and Saul was David's enemy from that time on.

2 Samuel 3:27

When Abner returned to Hebron, Joab brought him aside within the gateway to talk to him alone and then stabbed him in the abdomen. So he died for shedding the blood of Joab's brother Asahel.

2 Samuel 11:8-15

Then David told Uriah, "Go on down to your house and relax a while." So Uriah left the king's palace, and the king sent a gift along after him.

2 Samuel 13:23-29

Two full years later, Absalom took some men to Baal-hazor near Ephraim to shear his sheep. He also invited all of the king's sons to come.

2 Samuel 20:9-10

Joab asked Amasa, "Is everything going well with you, my brother?" As Joab took Amasa by his beard to greet him,

Psalm 5:9

But as for the wicked, they do not speak truth at all. Inside them there is only wickedness. Their throat is an open grave, on their tongue is deceitful flattery.

Psalm 12:2

Everyone speaks lies to his neighbor; they speak with flattering lips and hidden motives.

Psalm 15:3

The one who does not slander with his tongue, who does no evil to his neighbor, and who does not destroy his friend's reputation.

Psalm 50:20

You sit and speak against your brother; you slander your own mother's son.

Psalm 55:21

His mouth is as smooth as butter, while war is in his heart. His words were as smooth as olive oil, while his sword is drawn.

Psalm 101:5

I will destroy the one who secretly slanders a friend. I will not allow the proud and haughty to prevail.

Proverbs 26:24-26

Someone who hates hides behind his words, harboring deceit within himself.

Luke 20:20-21

So they watched him closely and sent spies who pretended to be honest men in order to trap him in what he would say. They wanted to hand him over to the jurisdiction of the governor,

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