Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

A worthless person, a man of iniquity, Is he that walketh with a perverse mouth;

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

A naughty person, a wicked man, walketh with a froward mouth.

Holman Bible

A worthless person, a wicked man
goes around speaking dishonestly,

International Standard Version

A worthless man, a wicked man, goes around with devious speech,

A Conservative Version

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

Amplified

A worthless person, a wicked man, is he who goes about with a perverse (contrary, wayward) mouth.

Bible in Basic English

A good-for-nothing man is an evil-doer; he goes on his way causing trouble with false words;

Darby Translation

A man of Belial, a wicked person, is he that goeth about with a perverse mouth;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

A wicked man of Belial walks with a perverse mouth.

Julia Smith Translation

A man of Belial, a man of iniquity, goes with perverseness of mouth.

King James 2000

A worthless person, a wicked man, walks with a perverse mouth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

A worthless man, an evil man, goes around with {deceitful speech}.

Modern King James verseion

A worthless person, a wicked man walks with a crooked mouth,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

An ungodly person, a wicked man goeth with a froward mouth,

NET Bible

A worthless and wicked person walks around saying perverse things;

New Heart English Bible

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

The Emphasized Bible

An abandoned man, a man of iniquity, is he who - goeth on in perversity of mouth;

Webster

A naughty person, a wicked man, walketh with a froward mouth.

World English Bible

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

Youngs Literal Translation

A man of worthlessness, a man of iniquity, Walking with perverseness of mouth,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּליּעל 
B@liya`al 
Usage: 27

אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

הלך 
Halak 
go, walk, come, ...away, ...along,
Usage: 1545

with a froward
עקּשׁוּת 
`iqq@shuwth 
Usage: 2

References

Easton

Hastings

Context Readings

Against Worthlessness

11 So shall thy poverty come as a robber, And thy want as an armed man. 12 A worthless person, a man of iniquity, Is he that walketh with a perverse mouth; 13 That winketh with his eyes, that speaketh with his feet, That maketh signs with his fingers;


Cross References

Proverbs 4:24

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

1 Samuel 17:28

And Eliab his eldest brother heard when he spake unto the men; and Eliab's anger was kindled against David, and he said, Why art thou come down? and with whom hast thou left those few sheep in the wilderness? I know thy pride, and the naughtiness of thy heart; for thou art come down that thou mightest see the battle.

Psalm 10:3

For the wicked boasteth of his heart's desire, And the covetous renounceth, yea , contemneth Jehovah.

Psalm 10:7

His mouth is full of cursing and deceit and oppression: Under his tongue is mischief and iniquity.

Psalm 36:3

The words of his mouth are iniquity and deceit: He hath ceased to be wise and to do good.

Psalm 52:2-4

Thy tongue deviseth very wickedness, Like a sharp razor, working deceitfully.

Psalm 59:7

Behold, they belch out with their mouth; Swords are in their lips: For who,'say they , doth hear?

Psalm 73:8-9

They scoff, and in wickedness utter oppression: They speak loftily.

Proverbs 2:12

To deliver thee from the way of evil, From the men that speak perverse things;

Proverbs 6:14

In whose heart is perverseness, Who deviseth evil continually, Who soweth discord.

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 11:6

The righteousness of the upright shall deliver them; But the treacherous shall be taken in their own iniquity.

Proverbs 16:27

A worthless man deviseth mischief; And in his lips there is as a scorching fire.

Proverbs 17:4

An evil-doer giveth heed to wicked lips; And a liar giveth ear to a mischievous tongue.

Jeremiah 24:2

One basket had very good figs, like the figs that are first-ripe; and the other basket had very bad figs, which could not be eaten, they were so bad.

Jeremiah 24:8-10

And as the bad figs, which cannot be eaten, they are so bad, surely thus saith Jehovah, So will I give up Zedekiah the king of Judah, and his princes, and the residue of Jerusalem, that remain in this land, and them that dwell in the land of Egypt,

Matthew 12:34

Ye offspring of vipers, how can ye, being evil, speak good things? for out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh.

Acts 20:30

and from among your own selves shall men arise, speaking perverse things, to draw away the disciples after them.

1 Timothy 5:13

And withal they learn also to be idle, going about from house to house; and not only idle, but tattlers also and busybodies, speaking things which they ought not.

Titus 1:10-11

For there are many unruly men, vain talkers and deceivers, specially they of the circumcision,

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 3:6

And the tongue is a fire: the world of iniquity among our members is the tongue, which defileth the whole body, and setteth on fire the wheel of nature, and is set on fire by hell.

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