Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

A false witness will not go unpunished,
And he who tells lies will not escape.

King James Version

A false witness shall not be unpunished, and he that speaketh lies shall not escape.

Holman Bible

A false witness will not go unpunished,
and one who utters lies will not escape.

International Standard Version

A witness to lies will not go unpunished; the teller of falsehoods will not escape.

A Conservative Version

A FALSE witness shall not be unpunished, and he who utters lies shall not escape.

American Standard Version

A false witness shall not be unpunished; And he that uttereth lies shall not escape.

Amplified


A false witness will not go unpunished,
And he who breathes out lies will not escape.

Bible in Basic English

A false witness will not go without punishment, and the breather out of deceit will not go free.

Darby Translation

A false witness shall not be held innocent, and he that uttereth lies shall not escape.

Julia Smith Translation

A witness of falsehoods shall not be unpunished, and he breathing out lies shall not escape.

King James 2000

A false witness shall not be unpunished, and he that speaks lies shall not escape.

Lexham Expanded Bible

A witness of falsehood will not go unpunished, and he who breathes lies will not escape.

Modern King James verseion

A false witness shall not be unpunished, and a breather of lies shall not escape.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

A false witness shall not remain unpunished; and he that speaketh lies shall not escape.

NET Bible

A false witness will not go unpunished, and the one who spouts out lies will not escape punishment.

New Heart English Bible

A false witness shall not be unpunished. He who pours out lies shall not go free.

The Emphasized Bible

A false witness, shall not be held innocent, and, he that uttereth lies, shall not escape.

Webster

A false witness shall not be unpunished, and he that speaketh lies shall not escape.

World English Bible

A false witness shall not be unpunished. He who pours out lies shall not go free.

Youngs Literal Translation

A false witness is not acquitted, Whoso breatheth out lies is not delivered.

Interlinear

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

עד 
`ed 
Usage: 69

and he that speaketh
פּוּח 
Puwach 
Usage: 14

כּזב 
Kazab 
Usage: 30

References

Hastings

Context Readings

How To Avoid Fools And Foolishness

4 Wealth adds many friends,
But a poor man is separated from his friend.
5 A false witness will not go unpunished,
And he who tells lies will not escape.
6 Many will seek the favor of a generous man,
And every man is a friend to him who gives gifts.



Cross References

Proverbs 21:28

A false witness will perish,
But the man who listens to the truth will speak forever.

Exodus 23:1

You shall not bear a false report; do not join your hand with a wicked man to be a malicious witness.

Proverbs 6:19

A false witness who utters lies,
And one who spreads strife among brothers.

Proverbs 19:9

A false witness will not go unpunished,
And he who tells lies will perish.

Deuteronomy 5:11

You shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain, for the Lord will not leave him unpunished who takes His name in vain.

Deuteronomy 19:16-21

If a malicious witness rises up against a man to accuse him of wrongdoing,

1 Kings 2:9

Now therefore, do not let him go unpunished, for you are a wise man; and you will know what you ought to do to him, and you will bring his gray hair down to Sheol with blood.”

Psalm 120:3-4

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

Daniel 6:24

The king then gave orders, and they brought those men who had maliciously accused Daniel, and they cast them, their children and their wives into the lions’ den; and they had not reached the bottom of the den before the lions overpowered them and crushed all their bones.

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