Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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.

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 a rebuke that is open than a love that is hidden. 6 The wounds of a friend mean well, but the kisses of an enemy are profane. 7 An {appetite} that is sated spurns honey, but [to] an {appetite} that is ravenous, all bitterness [is] sweet.



Cross References

Psalm 141:5

Let a righteous one strike me in kindness, and let him chasten me. [It is] oil for [my] head; let not my head refuse. For still my prayer [is] against their evil deeds.

2 Samuel 12:7-15

Then Nathan said to him, "You [are] the man! Thus says Yahweh the God of Israel: 'I anointed you as king over Israel, and I delivered you from the hand of Saul.

2 Samuel 20:9-10

Then Joab said to Amasa, "Is it peace, O you my brother?" Then the right hand of Joab took hold of the beard of Amasa [as if] to kiss him.

Job 5:17-18

"Look, happy [is the] human being whom God reproves; and you must not despise the discipline of Shaddai,

Proverbs 10:18

He who conceals hatred [has] lips of deceit, and he who utters slander--he is a fool.

Proverbs 26:23-26

[Like] {impure silver} which overlays an earthen vessel, [so are] smooth lips and an evil heart.

Matthew 26:48-50

Now the one who was betraying him had given them a sign, saying, "[The one] whom I kiss--he is [the one]. Arrest him!"

Hebrews 12:10

For they disciplined [us] for a few days according to what seemed [appropriate] to them, but he [does so] for our benefit, in order that [we] can have a share in his holiness.

Revelation 3:19

As many as I love, I reprove and discipline. Be zealous, therefore, and repent!

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