Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Faithful are the wounds of a friend, But deceitful are the kisses of an enemy.

King James Version

Faithful are the wounds of a friend; but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful.

Holman Bible

The wounds of a friend are trustworthy, but the kisses of an enemy are excessive.

International Standard Version

Wounds from someone who loves are trustworthy, but kisses from an enemy speak volumes.

A Conservative Version

Faithful are the wounds of a friend, but the kisses of an enemy are profuse.

American Standard Version

Faithful are the wounds of a friend; But the kisses of an enemy are profuse.

Amplified

Faithful are the wounds of a friend, but the kisses of an enemy are lavish and deceitful.

Bible in Basic English

The wounds of a friend are given in good faith, but the kisses of a hater are false.

Darby Translation

Faithful are the wounds of a friend; but the kisses of an enemy are profuse.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Faithful are the wounds of a friend, but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful.

Julia Smith Translation

Faithful the wounds of a friend; and abundant the kisses of an enemy.

King James 2000

Faithful are the wounds of a friend; but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The wounds of a friend mean well, but the kisses of an enemy are profane.

Modern King James verseion

Faithful are the wounds of a friend; but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Faithful are the wounds of a lover, but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful.

NET Bible

Faithful are the wounds of a friend, but the kisses of an enemy are excessive.

New Heart English Bible

Faithful are the wounds of a friend; although the kisses of an enemy are profuse.

The Emphasized Bible

Faithful are the wounds of a friend, but lavished are the kisses of an enemy.

Webster

Faithful are the wounds of a friend; but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful.

World English Bible

Faithful are the wounds of a friend; although the kisses of an enemy are profuse.

Youngs Literal Translation

Faithful are the wounds of a lover, And abundant the kisses of an enemy.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
are the wounds
פּצע 
Petsa` 
Usage: 8

of a friend
אהב אהב 
'ahab 
Usage: 212

but the kisses
נשׁיקה 
N@shiyqah 
Usage: 2

of an enemy
שׂנא 
Sane' 
Usage: 145

Devotionals

Devotionals about Proverbs 27:6

Context Readings

All About Life

5 Better is open rebuke Than love that is concealed. 6 Faithful are the wounds of a friend, But deceitful are the kisses of an enemy. 7 A sated man loathes honey, But to a famished man any bitter thing is sweet.



Cross References

Psalm 141:5

Let the righteous smite me in kindness and reprove me; It is oil upon the head; Do not let my head refuse it, For still my prayer is against their wicked deeds.

2 Samuel 12:7-15

Nathan then said to David, "You are the man! Thus says the LORD God of Israel, 'It is I who anointed you king over Israel and it is I who delivered you from the hand of Saul.

2 Samuel 20:9-10

Joab said to Amasa, "Is it well with you, my brother?" And Joab took Amasa by the beard with his right hand to kiss him.

Job 5:17-18

"Behold, how happy is the man whom God reproves, So do not despise the discipline of the Almighty.

Proverbs 10:18

He who conceals hatred has lying lips, And he who spreads slander is a fool.

Proverbs 26:23-26

Like an earthen vessel overlaid with silver dross Are burning lips and a wicked heart.

Matthew 26:48-50

Now he who was betraying Him gave them a sign, saying, "Whomever I kiss, He is the one; seize Him."

Hebrews 12:10

For they disciplined us for a short time as seemed best to them, but He disciplines us for our good, so that we may share His holiness.

Revelation 3:19

'Those whom I love, I reprove and discipline; therefore be zealous and repent.

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