Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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.

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 Open rebuke is better than hidden love. 6 Faithful are the wounds of a friend; but the kisses of an enemy are profuse. 7 The full soul trampleth on a honeycomb; but to the hungry soul every bitter thing is sweet.



Cross References

Psalm 141:5

Let the righteous smite me, it is kindness; and let him reprove me, it is an excellent oil which my head shall not refuse: for yet my prayer also is for them in their calamities.

2 Samuel 12:7-15

And Nathan said to David, Thou art the man! Thus saith Jehovah the God of Israel: I anointed thee king over Israel, and I delivered thee out of the hand of Saul;

2 Samuel 20:9-10

And Joab said to Amasa, Art thou well, my brother? And Joab took Amasa by the beard with the right hand to kiss him.

Job 5:17-18

Behold, happy is the man whom +God correcteth; therefore despise not the chastening of the Almighty.

Proverbs 10:18

He that covereth hatred hath lying lips, and he that sendeth forth a slander is a fool.

Proverbs 26:23-26

Ardent lips, and a wicked heart, are as an earthen vessel overlaid with silver dross.

Matthew 26:48-50

Now he that delivered him up had given them a sign, saying, Whomsoever I shall kiss, he it is: seize him.

Hebrews 12:10

For they indeed chastened for a few days, as seemed good to them; but he for profit, in order to the partaking of his holiness.

Revelation 3:19

I rebuke and discipline as many as I love; be zealous therefore and repent.

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