Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The false witness shall perish, but the man that hears shall stand fast in his word.

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

A false witness shall perish: but the man that heareth speaketh constantly.

Holman Bible

A lying witness will perish,
but the one who listens will speak successfully.

International Standard Version

A false witness will perish, but whoever listens will testify successfully.

A Conservative Version

A FALSE witness shall perish, but the man who hears shall speak so as to endure.

American Standard Version

A false witness shall perish; But the man that heareth shall speak so as to endure.

Amplified

A false witness will perish, but the word of a man who hears attentively will endure and go unchallenged.

Bible in Basic English

A false witness will be cut off, ...

Darby Translation

A lying witness shall perish; and a man that heareth shall speak constantly.

Julia Smith Translation

A witness of lies shall perish: and a man hearing, shall speak clearly.

King James 2000

A false witness shall perish: but the man that hears speaks constantly.

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

Modern King James verseion

A false witness shall perish, but the man who hears speaks on and on.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

A false witness shall perish; but he that will be content to hear, shall always have power to speak himself.

NET Bible

A lying witness will perish, but the one who reports accurately speaks forever.

New Heart English Bible

A false witness will perish, and a man who listens speaks to eternity.

The Emphasized Bible

A false witness, shall perish, but, the man who hearkeneth, with abiding effect, shall speak.

Webster

A false witness shall perish: but the man that heareth speaketh constantly.

World English Bible

A false witness will perish, and a man who listens speaks to eternity.

Youngs Literal Translation

A false witness doth perish, And an attentive man for ever speaketh.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
A false
כּזב 
Kazab 
Usage: 30

עד 
`ed 
Usage: 69

but the man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

27 The sacrifice of the wicked is abomination; how much more, when he brings it with lewdness? 28 The false witness shall perish, but the man that hears shall stand fast in his word. 29 The wicked man hardens his face, but as for the upright, he orders his ways.



Cross References

Proverbs 19:5

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

Proverbs 19:9

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

Exodus 23:1

Thou shalt not admit a false rumour; put not thine hand with the wicked to be a false witness.

Deuteronomy 19:16-19

When a false witness rises up against any man to testify rebellion against him,

Proverbs 6:19

a false witness that speaks lies, and he that sows discord among brethren.

Proverbs 12:19

The lip of truth shall be established for ever, but a lying tongue is but for a moment.

Proverbs 25:18

A man that bears false witness against his neighbour is a maul and a sword and a sharp arrow.

Acts 12:15

And they said unto her, Thou art mad. But she constantly affirmed that it was even so. Then they said, It is his angel.

2 Corinthians 1:17-20

When I, therefore, was thus minded, did I use lightness? or the things that I purpose, do I purpose according to the flesh, that of me there should be yes, yes, and no, no?

2 Corinthians 4:13

We having the same Spirit of faith, according as it is written, I believed and, therefore, I have spoken; we also believe and, therefore, speak;

Titus 3:8

The Word is faithful, and I desire that thou affirm this constantly, that those who have believed God might be careful to conduct themselves in good works. This is good and profitable unto men.

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