Parallel Verses

King James 2000

He that hides hatred with lying lips, and he that 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.

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 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.

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 that keeps instruction: but he that refuses reproof goes astray. 18 He that hides hatred with lying lips, and he that utters a slander, is a fool. 19 In the multitude of words there lacks not sin: but he that refrains his lips is wise.



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 a second time, you shall this day be my son-in-law.

1 Samuel 18:29

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

2 Samuel 3:27

And when Abner had returned to Hebron, Joab took him aside in the gate to speak with him quietly, and struck him there under the fifth rib, so that he died, for the blood of Asahel his brother.

2 Samuel 11:8-15

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

2 Samuel 13:23-29

And it came to pass after two full years, that Absalom had sheepshearers 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, Are you in health, my brother? And Joab took Amasa by the beard with the right hand to kiss him.

Psalm 5:9

For there is no faithfulness in their mouth; their inward part is pure wickedness; their throat is an open sepulcher; they flatter with their tongue.

Psalm 12:2

They speak vanity every one with his neighbor: with flattering lips and with a double heart do they speak.

Psalm 15:3

He that backbites not with his tongue, nor does evil to his neighbor, nor takes up a reproach against his neighbor.

Psalm 50:20

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

Psalm 55:21

The words of his mouth were smoother than butter, but war was in his heart: his words were softer than oil, yet were they drawn swords.

Psalm 101:5

Whoever secretly slanders his neighbor, him will I cut off: he that has a haughty look and a proud heart will I not endure.

Proverbs 26:24-26

He that hates disguises it with his lips, and lays up deceit within himself;

Luke 20:20-21

And they watched him, and sent forth spies, who should pretend themselves just men, that they might take hold of his words, that so they might deliver him unto the power and authority of the governor.

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