Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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.

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 the poor will be left by his friends. 5 A witness of falsehood will not go unpunished, and he who breathes lies will not escape. 6 Many will seek favor before the generous, and everyone [is] the friend of a man of gifts.



Cross References

Proverbs 21:28

A false witness will perish, but a man who listens will testify with success.

Exodus 23:1

" 'You will not {spread} a false report. Do not lift your hand with [the] wicked to be a malicious witness.

Proverbs 6:19

a false witness who breathes lies and sends out discord between brothers.

Proverbs 19:9

A false witness will not go unpunished, and he who breathes lies will perish.

Deuteronomy 5:11

You shall not take up the name of Yahweh your God for worthless purpose, for Yahweh will not leave unpunished [anyone] who uses his name for worthless purpose.

Deuteronomy 19:16-21

If {a malicious witness} gets up {to accuse} anyone to testify against him falsely,

1 Kings 2:9

So then, do not leave him unpunished, for you [are] a wise man, and you will know what you must do to him. You must bring his grey hair down to Sheol with blood."

Psalm 120:3-4

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

Daniel 6:24

The king then commanded, and these men were brought {who had accused Daniel}, and they threw them and their children and their wives into {the lion pit}, and they had not reached the floor of the pit {before} the lions had overpowered them and they had crushed all of their bones.

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