Parallel Verses

King James Version

Lying lips are abomination to the LORD: but they that deal truly are his delight.

New American Standard Bible

Lying lips are an abomination to the LORD, But those who deal faithfully are His delight.

Holman Bible

Lying lips are detestable to the Lord, but faithful people are His delight.

International Standard Version

Deceitful speech is reprehensible to the LORD, but those who act faithfully are his delight.

A Conservative Version

Lying lips are an abomination to LORD, but those who deal truly are his delight.

American Standard Version

Lying lips are an abomination to Jehovah; But they that deal truly are his delight.

Amplified

Lying lips are extremely disgusting and hateful to the Lord, but they who deal faithfully are His delight.

Bible in Basic English

False lips are hated by the Lord, but those whose acts are true are his delight.

Darby Translation

Lying lips are an abomination to Jehovah; but they that deal truly are his delight.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Lying lips are abomination to the LORD: but the workers of the truth are his delight.

Julia Smith Translation

Lips of falsehood an abomination of Jehovah: and they doing faithfulness his delight

King James 2000

Lying lips are abomination to the LORD: but they that deal truly are his delight.

Lexham Expanded Bible

An abomination of Yahweh are lips of deceit, but they who act faithfully [are] his delight.

Modern King James verseion

Lying lips are hateful to Jehovah, but those who deal truly are His delight.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The LORD abhoreth deceitful lips; but they that labour for truth please him.

NET Bible

The Lord abhors a person who lies, but those who deal truthfully are his delight.

New Heart English Bible

Lying lips are an abomination to the LORD, but those who do the truth are his delight.

The Emphasized Bible

An abomination to Yahweh, are lips that are false, but, he that dealeth faithfully, is his delight.

Webster

Lying lips are abomination to the LORD: but they that deal truly are his delight.

World English Bible

Lying lips are an abomination to Yahweh, but those who do the truth are his delight.

Youngs Literal Translation

An abomination to Jehovah are lying lips, And stedfast doers are his delight.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁקר 
Sheqer 
Usage: 113

שׂפת שׂפה 
Saphah 
Usage: 176

תּעבה תּועבה 
Tow`ebah 
Usage: 117

to the Lord

Usage: 0

אמנה אמוּנה 
'emuwnah 
Usage: 49

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

21 There shall no evil happen to the just: but the wicked shall be filled with mischief. 22 Lying lips are abomination to the LORD: but they that deal truly are his delight. 23 A prudent man concealeth knowledge: but the heart of fools proclaimeth foolishness.



Cross References

Revelation 22:15

For without are dogs, and sorcerers, and whoremongers, and murderers, and idolaters, and whosoever loveth and maketh a lie.

Proverbs 11:20

They that are of a froward heart are abomination to the LORD: but such as are upright in their way are his delight.

Proverbs 11:1

A false balance is abomination to the LORD: but a just weight is his delight.

Psalm 5:6

Thou shalt destroy them that speak leasing: the LORD will abhor the bloody and deceitful man.

Proverbs 6:16-17

These six things doth the LORD hate: yea, seven are an abomination unto him:

Proverbs 15:8

The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD: but the prayer of the upright is his delight.

Isaiah 9:15

The ancient and honourable, he is the head; and the prophet that teacheth lies, he is the tail.

Jeremiah 9:24

But let him that glorieth glory in this, that he understandeth and knoweth me, that I am the LORD which exercise lovingkindness, judgment, and righteousness, in the earth: for in these things I delight, saith the LORD.

Ezekiel 13:19

And will ye pollute me among my people for handfuls of barley and for pieces of bread, to slay the souls that should not die, and to save the souls alive that should not live, by your lying to my people that hear your lies?

Ezekiel 13:22

Because with lies ye have made the heart of the righteous sad, whom I have not made sad; and strengthened the hands of the wicked, that he should not return from his wicked way, by promising him life:

Revelation 21:8

But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone: which is the second death.

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