Parallel Verses

NET Bible

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

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 mouth of the righteous flows with [skillful and godly] wisdom,
But the perverted tongue will be cut out.

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.

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.

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

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

30 The righteous will never be moved, but the wicked will not inhabit the land. 31 The speech of the righteous bears the fruit of wisdom, but the one who speaks perversion will be destroyed. 32 The lips of the righteous know what is pleasing, but the speech of the wicked is perverse.



Cross References

Psalm 37:30

The godly speak wise words and promote justice.

Proverbs 10:13

Wisdom is found in the words of the discerning person, but the one who lacks wisdom will be disciplined.

Psalm 31:18

May lying lips be silenced -- lips that speak defiantly against the innocent with arrogance and contempt!

Psalm 63:11

But the king will rejoice in God; everyone who takes oaths in his name will boast, for the mouths of those who speak lies will be shut up.

Psalm 120:3-4

How will he severely punish you, you deceptive talker?

Proverbs 10:11

The teaching of the righteous is a fountain of life, but the speech of the wicked conceals violence.

Proverbs 10:20-21

What the righteous say is like the best silver, but what the wicked think is of little value.

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