Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Put away from you a deceitful mouth And put devious speech far from you.

King James Version

Put away from thee a froward mouth, and perverse lips put far from thee.

Holman Bible

Don't let your mouth speak dishonestly, and don't let your lips talk deviously.

International Standard Version

Never talk deceptively and don't keep company with people whose speech is corrupt.

A Conservative Version

Put away from thee a wayward mouth, and put perverse lips far from thee.

American Standard Version

Put away from thee a wayward mouth, And perverse lips put far from thee.

Amplified

Put away from you false and dishonest speech, and willful and contrary talk put far from you.

Bible in Basic English

Put away from you an evil tongue, and let false lips be far from you.

Darby Translation

Put away from thee perverseness of mouth, and corrupt lips put far from thee.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Put away from thee the perversion of the mouth, and the deviation of the lips put far from thee.

Julia Smith Translation

Turn away from thee perverseness of mouth, and frowardness of lips remove far oft from thee.

King James 2000

Put away from you a deceitful mouth, and perverse lips put far from you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Remove from yourself {deceitful speech}, and abolish {devious talk} from yourself.

Modern King James verseion

Put away from you a wicked mouth, and devious lips put far from you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Put away from thee a froward mouth, and let the lips of slander be far from thee.

NET Bible

Remove perverse speech from your mouth; keep devious talk far from your lips.

New Heart English Bible

Put away from yourself a perverse mouth. Put corrupt lips far from you.

The Emphasized Bible

Remove from thee, perverseness of mouth, and, craftiness of lips, put far from thee.

Webster

Put away from thee a froward mouth, and perverse lips put far from thee.

World English Bible

Put away from yourself a perverse mouth. Put corrupt lips far from you.

Youngs Literal Translation

Turn aside from thee a froward mouth, And perverse lips put far from thee,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׂוּר סוּר 
Cuwr 
Usage: 301

עקּשׁוּת 
`iqq@shuwth 
Usage: 2

לזוּת 
L@zuwth 
Usage: 1

שׂפת שׂפה 
Saphah 
Usage: 176

רחק 
Rachaq 
...far, ...off, ...away, remove, good way
Usage: 57

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Staying The Course

23 Watch over your heart with all diligence, For from it flow the springs of life. 24 Put away from you a deceitful mouth And put devious speech far from you. 25 Let your eyes look directly ahead And let your gaze be fixed straight in front of you.


Cross References

Ephesians 4:25-31

Therefore, laying aside falsehood, SPEAK TRUTH EACH ONE of you WITH HIS NEIGHBOR, for we are members of one another.

Job 11:14

If iniquity is in your hand, put it far away, And do not let wickedness dwell in your tents;

Proverbs 6:12

A worthless person, a wicked man, Is the one who walks with a perverse mouth,

Proverbs 8:8

"All the utterances of my mouth are in righteousness; There is nothing crooked or perverted in them.

Proverbs 8:13

"The fear of the LORD is to hate evil; Pride and arrogance and the evil way And the perverted mouth, I hate.

Proverbs 17:20

He who has a crooked mind finds no good, And he who is perverted in his language falls into evil.

Ezekiel 18:31

"Cast away from you all your transgressions which you have committed and make yourselves a new heart and a new spirit! For why will you die, O house of Israel?

Colossians 3:8

But now you also, put them all aside: anger, wrath, malice, slander, and abusive speech from your mouth.

1 Timothy 6:5

and constant friction between men of depraved mind and deprived of the truth, who suppose that godliness is a means of gain.

James 1:21

Therefore, putting aside all filthiness and all that remains of wickedness, in humility receive the word implanted, which is able to save your souls.

James 1:26

If anyone thinks himself to be religious, and yet does not bridle his tongue but deceives his own heart, this man's religion is worthless.

1 Peter 2:1

Therefore, putting aside all malice and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy and all slander,

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