Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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,

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

A worthless person, a man of iniquity, Is he that walketh 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 and your poverty will come on you like a bandit and your desperation like an armed man. 12 A worthless man, a wicked man, goes around with devious speech, 13 winking with his eyes, making signs with his feet, pointing with his fingers,


Cross References

Proverbs 4:24

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

1 Samuel 17:28

Eliab his oldest brother heard him talking to the men. Eliab was angry with David and said, "Why did you come down here? And who did you leave those few sheep with in the wilderness? I know your insolence and wicked intentions. You came down just to see the battle!"

Psalm 10:3

For the wicked one boasts about his own desire; he blesses the greedy and despises the LORD.

Psalm 10:7

Their mouth is full of curses, lies, and oppression, their tongues spread trouble and iniquity.

Psalm 36:3

The words from his mouth are vain and deceptive. He has abandoned behaving wisely and doing good.

Psalm 52:2-4

Your tongue, like a sharp razor, devises wicked things and crafts treachery.

Psalm 59:7

Look what pours out of their mouths! They use their lips like swords, saying "Who will hear us?"

Psalm 73:8-9

In their mockery they speak evil; from their arrogant position they speak oppression.

Proverbs 2:12

delivering you from the way of evil, from men who speak perverse things,

Proverbs 6:14

planning evil with a perverse mind, continually stirring up discord.

Proverbs 8:13

The fear of the LORD is to hate evil. Pride, arrogance, an evil lifestyle, and perverted speech I despise.

Proverbs 11:6

The righteousness of the upright delivers them, but the treacherous are trapped by their evil desires.

Proverbs 16:27

A worthless person concocts evil gossip his lips are like a burning fire.

Proverbs 17:4

Whoever practices evil pays attention to wicked speech, and the liar listens to malicious talk.

Jeremiah 24:2

One basket contained very good figs like the first figs that ripen on the tree. The other basket contained very bad figs that were too bad to be eaten.

Jeremiah 24:8-10

""Like the bad figs that are too bad to be eaten for this is what the LORD says so I'll give up on Zedekiah king of Judah, along with his officials, the remnant of Jerusalem that is left in this land, and those living in the land of Egypt.

Matthew 12:34

You children of serpents! How can you say anything good when you are evil? The mouth speaks about what overflows from the heart.

Acts 20:30

Indeed, some of your own men will arise and distort the truth in order to lure the disciples into following them.

1 Timothy 5:13

At the same time, they also learn how to be lazy while going from house to house. Not only this, but they even become gossips and keep busy by interfering in other people's lives, saying things they should not say.

Titus 1:10-11

For there are many people who are rebellious, especially those who are converts from Judaism. They speak utter nonsense and deceive people.

James 1:21

Therefore, rid yourselves of everything impure and every expression of wickedness, and with a gentle spirit welcome the word planted in you that can save your souls.

James 3:6

The tongue is a fire, a world of evil. Placed among the parts of our bodies, the tongue contaminates the whole body and sets on fire the course of life, and is itself set on fire by hell.

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