Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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 [On] the path to life is he who guards instruction, but he who rejects rebuke goes astray. 18 He who conceals hatred [has] lips of deceit, and he who utters slander--he is a fool. 19 In many words, transgression is not lacking, but he who restrains his lips is prudent.



Cross References

1 Samuel 18:21-22

And Saul thought, "I will give her to him, so that she may be a snare for him and the hand of [the] Philistines may be against him." So Saul said to David, "For a second [time] you can become my son-in-law today."

1 Samuel 18:29

Saul {was threatened by David still more}, so Saul {became a perpetual enemy of David}.

2 Samuel 3:27

When Abner returned to Hebron, Joab took him aside to the middle of the gate to speak with him in private. Then he struck him in the stomach there and he died, {for he had shed the blood of Asahel his brother}.

2 Samuel 11:8-15

David said to Uriah, "Go down to your house, and wash your feet." So Uriah went out from the king's house, and a gift from the king went out after him.

2 Samuel 13:23-29

{About two full years later}, Absalom's shearers were in Baal Hazor, which [is] near Ephraim, and Absalom summoned all the sons of the king.

2 Samuel 20:9-10

Then Joab said to Amasa, "Is it peace, O you my brother?" Then the right hand of Joab took hold of the beard of Amasa [as if] to kiss him.

Psalm 5:9

For there is not [anything] reliable in his mouth; their inner part [is] destruction. Their throat is an open grave; [with] their tongue they speak deceit.

Psalm 12:2

They speak falseness {to each other}. [With] flattering lips, [with] {a double heart} they speak.

Psalm 15:3

He does not slander with his tongue. He does not harm his friend, nor {bring up} a disgrace against his neighbor.

Psalm 50:20

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

Psalm 55:21

The {buttery words} of his mouth were smooth, but [there was] battle in his heart. His words were smoother than oil, but they [were] drawn swords.

Psalm 101:5

One who slanders his neighbor in secret, him I will destroy. [One] haughty of eyes and {arrogant} of heart, him I will not endure.

Proverbs 26:24-26

On his lips, an enemy will pretend, but {inside} he will harbor deceit.

Luke 20:20-21

And they watched [him] closely [and] sent spies who pretended they were upright, in order that they could catch him in a statement, so that they could hand him over to the authority and the jurisdiction of the governor.

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