Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

So is the man who deceives his neighbor, And says, "Was I not joking?"

King James Version

So is the man that deceiveth his neighbour, and saith, Am not I in sport?

Holman Bible

so is the man who deceives his neighbor and says, "I was only joking!"

International Standard Version

that's what someone is like who lies to his neighbor and then says, "I was joking, wasn't I?"

A Conservative Version

so is the man who deceives his neighbor, and says, Am I not in sport?

American Standard Version

So is the man that deceiveth his neighbor, And saith, Am not I in sport?

Amplified

So is the man who deceives his neighbor and then says, Was I not joking?

Bible in Basic English

So is the man who gets the better of his neighbour by deceit, and says, Am I not doing so in sport?

Darby Translation

so is a man that deceiveth his neighbour, and saith, Am I not in sport?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

so is the man that destroys his friend and says, Am I not in sport?

Julia Smith Translation

So the man deceiving his neighbor and saying, Am I not sporting?

King James 2000

So is the man that deceives his neighbor, and says, Am I not jesting?

Lexham Expanded Bible

so [is] a man who deceives his neighbor, but says "Am I not joking?"

Modern King James verseion

so is the man who deceives his neighbor and says, Am I not joking?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And then sayeth he, "I did it but in sport!"

NET Bible

so is a person who deceives his neighbor, and says, "Was I not only joking?"

New Heart English Bible

is the man who deceives his neighbor and says, "Am I not joking?"

The Emphasized Bible

So, is a man who deceiveth his neighbour, and saith, Was not, I, in sport?

Webster

So is the man that deceiveth his neighbor, and saith, Am not I in sport?

World English Bible

is the man who deceives his neighbor and says, "Am I not joking?"

Youngs Literal Translation

So hath a man deceived his neighbour, And hath said, 'Am not I playing?'

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Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
So is the man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

רמה 
Ramah 
Usage: 12

and saith

Usage: 0

Verse Info

Context Readings

All About Fools

18 Like a madman who throws Firebrands, arrows and death, 19 So is the man who deceives his neighbor, And says, "Was I not joking?" 20 For lack of wood the fire goes out, And where there is no whisperer, contention quiets down.



Cross References

Ephesians 5:4

and there must be no filthiness and silly talk, or coarse jesting, which are not fitting, but rather giving of thanks.

Proverbs 10:23

Doing wickedness is like sport to a fool, And so is wisdom to a man of understanding.

Proverbs 14:9

Fools mock at sin, But among the upright there is good will.

Proverbs 15:21

Folly is joy to him who lacks sense, But a man of understanding walks straight.

2 Peter 2:13

suffering wrong as the wages of doing wrong They count it a pleasure to revel in the daytime They are stains and blemishes, reveling in their deceptions, as they carouse with you,

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