Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

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

International Standard Version

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

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

A false witness shall not be unpunished, and he who breathes forth lies shall perish.

Bible in Basic English

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The false witness shall not go unpunished, and he that speaks lies shall perish.

Julia Smith Translation

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

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

Modern King James verseion

A false witness shall not be unpunished, and one speaking lies shall perish.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

NET Bible

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

New Heart English Bible

A false witness shall not be unpunished. He who utters lies shall perish.

The Emphasized Bible

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

Webster

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

World English Bible

A false witness shall not be unpunished. He who utters lies shall perish.

Youngs Literal Translation

A false witness is not acquitted, And whoso breatheth out lies perisheth.

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

8 He that getteth sense loveth his own soul; he that keepeth understanding shall find good. 9 A false witness shall not be held innocent, and he that uttereth lies shall perish. 10 Good living beseemeth not a fool; how much less for a servant to have rule over princes.



Cross References

Proverbs 19:5

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

Isaiah 9:15-17

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

Jeremiah 23:25-32

I have heard what the prophets say, who prophesy falsehood in my name, saying, I have dreamed, I have dreamed.

Jeremiah 28:15-17

And the prophet Jeremiah said unto the prophet Hananiah, Hear now, Hananiah: Jehovah hath not sent thee; and thou makest this people to trust in falsehood.

Jeremiah 29:31-32

Send to all them of the captivity, saying, Thus saith Jehovah concerning Shemaiah the Nehelamite: Because that Shemaiah hath prophesied unto you, and I sent him not, and he hath caused you to trust in falsehood;

Ezekiel 13:22

Because with falsehood ye have grieved the heart of the righteous, whom I have not made sad; and have strengthened the hands of the wicked, that he should not return from his wicked way, to save his life:

2 Thessalonians 2:8-10

and then the lawless one shall be revealed, whom the Lord Jesus shall consume with the breath of his mouth, and shall annul by the appearing of his coming;

1 Timothy 4:1-2

But the Spirit speaks expressly, that in latter times some shall apostatise from the faith, giving their mind to deceiving spirits and teachings of demons

2 Peter 2:1-3

But there were false prophets also among the people, as there shall be also among you false teachers, who shall bring in by the bye destructive heresies, and deny the master that bought them, bringing upon themselves swift destruction;

Revelation 19:20

And the beast was taken, and the false prophet that was with him, who wrought the signs before him by which he deceived them that received the mark of the beast, and those that worship his image. Alive were both cast into the lake of fire which burns with brimstone;

Revelation 21:8

But to the fearful and unbelieving, and sinners, and those who make themselves abominable, and murderers, and fornicators, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, their part is in the lake which burns with fire and brimstone; which is the second death.

Revelation 22:15

Without are the dogs, and the sorcerers, and the fornicators, and the murderers, and the idolaters, and every one that loves and makes a lie.

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