Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

He who hates masquerades with his lips, but he lays up deceit within him.

New American Standard Bible

He who hates disguises it with his lips,
But he lays up deceit in his heart.

King James Version

He that hateth dissembleth with his lips, and layeth up deceit within him;

Holman Bible

A hateful person disguises himself with his speech
and harbors deceit within.

International Standard Version

Someone who hates hides behind his words, harboring deceit within himself.

American Standard Version

He that hateth dissembleth with his lips; But he layeth up deceit within him:

Amplified


He who hates, disguises it with his lips,
But he stores up deceit in his heart.

Bible in Basic English

With his lips the hater makes things seem what they are not, but deceit is stored up inside him;

Darby Translation

He that hateth dissembleth with his lips, but he layeth up deceit within him:

Julia Smith Translation

He hating will be known by his lips, and he will set deceit in his midst;

King James 2000

He that hates disguises it with his lips, and lays up deceit within himself;

Lexham Expanded Bible

On his lips, an enemy will pretend, but {inside} he will harbor deceit.

Modern King James verseion

He who hates pretends with his lips and stores up deceit within him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

An enemy dissembleth with his lips, and in the mean season he imagineth mischief;

NET Bible

The one who hates others disguises it with his lips, but he stores up deceit within him.

New Heart English Bible

A malicious man disguises himself with his lips, but he harbors evil in his heart.

The Emphasized Bible

With his lips, the hater dissembleth, but, within himself, he layeth up deceit:

Webster

He that hateth dissembleth with his lips, and layeth up deceit within him;

World English Bible

A malicious man disguises himself with his lips, but he harbors evil in his heart.

Youngs Literal Translation

By his lips doth a hater dissemble, And in his heart he placeth deceit,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׂנא 
Sane' 
Usage: 145

with his lips
שׂפת שׂפה 
Saphah 
Usage: 176

and layeth up
שׁית 
Shiyth 
Usage: 83

קרב 
Qereb 
Usage: 226

Verse Info

Context Readings

All About Fools

23 Fervent lips and a wicked heart are an earthen vessel overlaid with silver dross. 24 He who hates masquerades with his lips, but he lays up deceit within him. 25 When he speaks graciously, believe him not, for there are seven abominations in his heart.



Cross References

Proverbs 12:20

Deceit is in the heart of those who devise evil, but joy is to the counselors of peace.

Psalm 41:6

And if he comes to see [me], he speaks falsehood. His heart gathers iniquity to itself. When he goes abroad, he tells it.

Proverbs 10:18

He who hides hatred is of lying lips. And he who utters a slander is a fool.

Proverbs 11:1

A FALSE balance is an abomination to LORD, but a just weight is his delight.

Proverbs 12:5

The thoughts of the righteous are just. The counsels of the wicked are deceit.

Proverbs 12:17

He who utters truth shows forth righteousness, but a FALSE witness, deceit.

Proverbs 14:8

The wisdom of a prudent man is to understand his way, but the folly of fools is deceit.

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