Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

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

A Conservative Version

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

Amplified


Put away from you a deceitful (lying, misleading) mouth,
And put devious lips 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.

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 perverse lips put far from thee. 25 Let thine eyes look right on, And let thine eyelids look straight before thee.


Cross References

Ephesians 4:25-31

Wherefore, putting away falsehood, speak ye truth each one with his neighbor: for we are members one of another.

Job 11:14

If iniquity be 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 that walketh 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 Jehovah is to hate evil: Pride, and arrogancy, and the evil way, And the perverse mouth, do I hate.

Proverbs 17:20

He that hath a wayward heart findeth no good; And he that hath a perverse tongue falleth into mischief.

Ezekiel 18:31

Cast away from you all your transgressions, wherein 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 do ye also put them all away: anger, wrath, malice, railing, shameful speaking out of your mouth:

1 Timothy 6:5

wranglings of men corrupted in mind and bereft of the truth, supposing that godliness is a way of gain.

James 1:21

Wherefore putting away all filthiness and overflowing of wickedness, receive with meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls.

James 1:26

If any man thinketh himself to be religious, while he bridleth not his tongue but deceiveth his heart, this man's religion is vain.

1 Peter 2:1

Putting away therefore all wickedness, and all guile, and hypocrisies, and envies, and all evil speakings,

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