Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

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

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 No mischief shall happen to the righteous, but the wicked shall be filled with evil. 22 Lying lips are an abomination to Yahweh, but those who do the truth are his delight. 23 A prudent man keeps his knowledge, but the hearts of fools proclaim foolishness.



Cross References

Revelation 22:15

Outside are the dogs, the sorcerers, the sexually immoral, the murderers, the idolaters, and everyone who loves and practices falsehood.

Proverbs 11:20

Those who are perverse in heart are an abomination to Yahweh, but those whose ways are blameless are his delight.

Proverbs 11:1

A false balance is an abomination to Yahweh, but accurate weights are his delight.

Psalm 5:6

You will destroy those who speak lies. Yahweh abhors the bloodthirsty and deceitful man.

Proverbs 6:16-17

There are six things which Yahweh hates; yes, seven which are an abomination to him:

Proverbs 15:8

The sacrifice made by the wicked is an abomination to Yahweh, but the prayer of the upright is his delight.

Isaiah 9:15

The elder and the honorable man is the head, and the prophet who teaches lies is the tail.

Jeremiah 9:24

but let him who glories glory in this, that he has understanding, and knows me, that I am Yahweh who exercises loving kindness, justice, and righteousness, in the earth: for in these things I delight, says Yahweh.

Ezekiel 13:19

You have profaned me among my people for handfuls of barley and for pieces of bread, to kill the souls who should not die, and to save the souls alive who should not live, by your lying to my people who listen to lies.

Ezekiel 13:22

Because with lies you have grieved the heart of the righteous, whom I have not made sad; and strengthened the hands of the wicked, that he should not return from his wicked way, and be saved alive:

Revelation 21:8

But for the cowardly, unbelieving, sinners, abominable, murderers, sexually immoral, sorcerers, idolaters, and all liars, their part is in the lake that burns with fire and sulfur, which is the second death."

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