Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

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

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.

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

and perverse
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 Keep thy heart with all diligence, for out of it are the issues of life. 24 Put away from thee a wayward mouth, and put perverse lips far from thee. 25 Let thine eyes look right on, and let thine eyelids look straight before thee.


Cross References

Ephesians 4:25-31

Therefore having put off falsehood, let each man speak truth with his neighbor, because we are body-parts of each other.

Job 11:14

if iniquity is in thy hand, put it far away, and let not unrighteousness dwell in thy tents.

Proverbs 6:12

A worthless person, a man of iniquity, is he who walks with a perverse mouth,

Proverbs 8:8

All the words of my mouth are in righteousness. There is nothing crooked or perverse in them.

Proverbs 8:13

The fear of LORD is to hate evil. Pride, and arrogance, and the evil way, and the perverse mouth, do I hate.

Proverbs 17:20

He who has a wayward heart finds no good, and he who has a perverse tongue falls into mischief.

Ezekiel 18:31

Cast away from you all your transgressions, by which ye have transgressed, and make you a new heart and a new spirit. For why will ye die, O house of Israel?

Colossians 3:8

But now ye also, put off all these things: anger, wrath, wickedness, reviling, filthy speaking out of your mouth.

1 Timothy 6:5

constant frictions of men corrupted in mind, and destitute of the truth, supposing piety to be a means of gain. Withdraw from such.

James 1:21

Therefore having put off all filthiness and profusion of evil, receive with mildness the engrafted word, which is able to save your souls.

James 1:26

If any man among you seems to be religious, not bridling his tongue but deceiving his heart, this man's religion is futile.

1 Peter 2:1

Therefore, having put off all evil and all deceit and hypocrisies and envies and all evil speaking,

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