Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

He who hides hatred with lying lips, and he who speaks 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.

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 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 who keeps instruction is in the way of life; but he who refuses reproof goes astray. 18 He who hides hatred with lying lips, and he who speaks a slander, is a fool. 19 In the multitude of words, sin is not lacking; but he who holds back his lips is wise.



Cross References

1 Samuel 18:21-22

And Saul said, I will give her to him, so that she may be a trap to him, and so that the hand of the Philistines may be against him. And Saul said to David a second time, Today you shall be my son-in-law.

1 Samuel 18:29

And Saul was still more afraid of David. And Saul became David's enemy continually.

2 Samuel 3:27

And Abner returned to Hebron. And Joab took him aside in the gate to speak with him privately. And he struck him there in the belly, and 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 left the king's house. And a gift from the king went out after him.

2 Samuel 13:23-29

And it happened after two full years Absalom had sheepshearers in Baal-hazor, beside Ephraim. And Absalom invited all the king's sons.

2 Samuel 20:9-10

And Joab said to Amasa, Are you well, 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 wickedness; their throat is an open grave; they flatter with their tongue.

Psalm 12:2

They speak vanity each one with his neighbor; with flattering lips and a double heart they speak.

Psalm 15:3

he does not backbite with his tongue, nor does evil to his neighbor, nor takes up a reproach against his neighbor;

Psalm 50:20

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

Psalm 55:21

The butterings of his mouth were forked, but war was in his heart; his words were softer than oil, yet they were drawn swords.

Psalm 101:5

Whoever secretly slanders his neighbor, I will cut him off; him who has a high look and a proud heart, I will not allow.

Proverbs 26:24-26

He who hates pretends with his lips and stores up deceit within him.

Luke 20:20-21

And they watched and sent forth spies, pretending themselves to be righteous men, so that they might seize upon a word of His, that they might deliver Him in this way to the power and authority of the governor.

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