Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The mouth of the righteous flows with wisdom, But the perverted tongue will be cut out.

King James Version

The mouth of the just bringeth forth wisdom: but the froward tongue shall be cut out.

Holman Bible

The mouth of the righteous produces wisdom,
but a perverse tongue will be cut out.

International Standard Version

The words of the righteous overflow with wisdom, but the perverse tongue will be cut out.

A Conservative Version

The mouth of a righteous man brings forth wisdom, but the perverse tongue shall be cut off.

American Standard Version

The mouth of the righteous bringeth forth wisdom; But the perverse tongue shall be cut off.

Amplified

The mouths of the righteous (those harmonious with God) bring forth skillful and godly Wisdom, but the perverse tongue shall be cut down [like a barren and rotten tree].

Bible in Basic English

The mouth of the upright man is budding with wisdom, but the twisted tongue will be cut off.

Darby Translation

The mouth of a righteous man putteth forth wisdom; but the froward tongue shall be cut out.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The mouth of the just shall bring forth wisdom, but the perverse tongue shall be cut out.

Julia Smith Translation

The mouth of the just one shall germinate wisdom: and the tongue of perverseness shall be cut off.

King James 2000

The mouth of the just brings forth wisdom: but the perverse tongue shall be cut out.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The mouth of the righteous brings forth wisdom, but a tongue of perversity will be cut off.

Modern King James verseion

The mouth of the just brings forth wisdom; but the perverse tongue shall be cut out.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The mouth of the just will be talking of wisdom; but the tongue of the froward shall perish.

NET Bible

The speech of the righteous bears the fruit of wisdom, but the one who speaks perversion will be destroyed.

New Heart English Bible

The mouth of the righteous brings forth wisdom, but the perverse tongue will be cut off.

The Emphasized Bible

The mouth of the righteous, beareth the fruit of wisdom, but, a perverse tongue, shall be cut off.

Webster

The mouth of the just bringeth forth wisdom: but the froward tongue shall be cut out.

World English Bible

The mouth of the righteous brings forth wisdom, but the perverse tongue will be cut off.

Youngs Literal Translation

The mouth of the righteous uttereth wisdom, And the tongue of frowardness is cut out.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
of the just
צדּיק 
Tsaddiyq 
Usage: 206

נוּב 
Nuwb 
Usage: 4

חכמה 
Chokmah 
Usage: 149

but the froward
תּהפּכה 
Tahpukah 
Usage: 10

לשׁנה לשׁן לשׁון 
Lashown 
Usage: 116

Verse Info

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

30 The righteous will never be shaken, But the wicked will not dwell in the land. 31 The mouth of the righteous flows with wisdom, But the perverted tongue will be cut out. 32 The lips of the righteous bring forth what is acceptable, But the mouth of the wicked what is perverted.



Cross References

Psalm 37:30

The mouth of the righteous utters wisdom, And his tongue speaks justice.

Proverbs 10:13

On the lips of the discerning, wisdom is found, But a rod is for the back of him who lacks understanding.

Psalm 31:18

Let the lying lips be mute, Which speak arrogantly against the righteous With pride and contempt.

Psalm 63:11

But the king will rejoice in God; Everyone who swears by Him will glory, For the mouths of those who speak lies will be stopped.

Psalm 120:3-4

What shall be given to you, and what more shall be done to you, You deceitful tongue?

Proverbs 10:11

The mouth of the righteous is a fountain of life, But the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.

Proverbs 10:20-21

The tongue of the righteous is as choice silver, The heart of the wicked is worth little.

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