Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

a lying witness who gives false testimony,
and one who stirs up trouble among brothers.

New American Standard Bible

A false witness who utters lies, And one who spreads strife among brothers.

King James Version

A false witness that speaketh lies, and he that soweth discord among brethren.

International Standard Version

a false witness snorting lies, and someone sowing quarrels between brothers.

A Conservative Version

a FALSE witness who utters lies, and he who sows discord among brothers.

American Standard Version

A false witness that uttereth lies, And he that soweth discord among brethren.

Amplified

A false witness who breathes out lies [even under oath], and he who sows discord among his brethren.

Bible in Basic English

A false witness, breathing out untrue words, and one who lets loose violent acts among brothers.

Darby Translation

a false witness that uttereth lies, and he that soweth discords among brethren.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

a false witness that speaks lies, and he that sows discord among brethren.

Julia Smith Translation

A witness of falsehood, breathing out lies, and sending strife between brethren.

King James 2000

A false witness that speaks lies, and he that sows discord among brethren.

Lexham Expanded Bible

a false witness who breathes lies and sends out discord between brothers.

Modern King James verseion

a false witness who speaks lies, and he who causes fighting among brothers.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

a false witness that bringeth up lies, and such one as soweth discord among brethren.

NET Bible

a false witness who pours out lies, and a person who spreads discord among family members.

New Heart English Bible

a false witness who utters lies, and he who sows discord among brothers.

The Emphasized Bible

One that uttereth lies - a false witness, and one sending forth strifes between brethren.

Webster

A false witness that speaketh lies, and him that soweth discord among brethren.

World English Bible

a false witness who utters lies, and he who sows discord among brothers.

Youngs Literal Translation

A false witness who doth breathe out lies -- And one sending forth contentions between brethren.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
A false
שׁקר 
Sheqer 
Usage: 113

עד 
`ed 
Usage: 69

פּוּח 
Puwach 
Usage: 14

כּזב 
Kazab 
Usage: 30

and he that soweth
שׁלח 
Shalach 
Usage: 848

מדן 
M@dan 
Usage: 2

Verse Info

Context Readings

What Yahweh Hates

18 a heart that plots wicked schemes,
feet eager to run to evil,
19 a lying witness who gives false testimony,
and one who stirs up trouble among brothers.
20 My son, keep your father’s command,
and don’t reject your mother’s teaching.


Cross References

Psalm 27:12

Do not give me over to the will of my foes,
for false witnesses rise up against me,
breathing violence.

Proverbs 6:14

He always plots evil with perversity in his heart—
he stirs up trouble.

Proverbs 12:17

Whoever speaks the truth declares what is right,
but a false witness, deceit.

Proverbs 19:5

A false witness will not go unpunished,
and one who utters lies will not escape.

Proverbs 19:9

A false witness will not go unpunished,
and one who utters lies perishes.

Exodus 20:16

Do not give false testimony against your neighbor.

Exodus 23:1

“You must not spread a false report. Do not join the wicked to be a malicious witness.

Deuteronomy 19:16-20

“If a malicious witness testifies against someone accusing him of a crime,

1 Kings 21:10-15

Then seat two wicked men opposite him and have them testify against him, saying, “You have cursed God and the king!” Then take him out and stone him to death.

Psalm 35:11

Malicious witnesses come forward;
they question me about things I do not know.

Proverbs 16:28

A contrary man spreads conflict,
and a gossip separates close friends.

Proverbs 22:10

Drive out a mocker, and conflict goes too;
then quarreling and dishonor will cease.

Proverbs 25:18

A man giving false testimony against his neighbor
is like a club, a sword, or a sharp arrow.

Proverbs 26:20

Without wood, fire goes out;
without a gossip, conflict dies down.

Matthew 15:19

For from the heart come evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, sexual immoralities, thefts, false testimonies, blasphemies.

Matthew 26:59

The chief priests and the whole Sanhedrin were looking for false testimony against Jesus so they could put Him to death.

Acts 6:13

They also presented false witnesses who said, “This man does not stop speaking blasphemous words against this holy place and the law.

2 Timothy 2:23

But reject foolish and ignorant disputes, knowing that they breed quarrels.

James 3:14-16

But if you have bitter envy and selfish ambition in your heart, don’t brag and deny the truth.

James 3:18

And the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace by those who cultivate peace.

3 John 1:9-10

I wrote something to the church, but Diotrephes, who loves to have first place among them, does not receive us.

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