Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

“For my mouth will utter truth;
And wickedness is an abomination to my lips.

King James Version

For my mouth shall speak truth; and wickedness is an abomination to my lips.

Holman Bible

For my mouth tells the truth,
and wickedness is detestable to my lips.

International Standard Version

For my mouth speaks the truth wickedness is detestable to me.

A Conservative Version

For my mouth shall utter truth. And wickedness is an abomination to my lips.

American Standard Version

For my mouth shall utter truth; And wickedness is an abomination to my lips.

Amplified


“For my mouth will utter truth,
And wickedness is repulsive and loathsome to my lips.

Bible in Basic English

For good faith goes out of my mouth, and false lips are disgusting to me.

Darby Translation

For my palate shall meditate truth, and wickedness is an abomination to my lips.

Julia Smith Translation

For my palate shall meditate the truth, and evil is the abomination of my lips.

King James 2000

For my mouth shall speak truth; and wickedness is an abomination to my lips.

Lexham Expanded Bible

My mouth will utter truth, and wickedness [is] an abomination to my lips.

Modern King James verseion

For my mouth shall speak truth; and wickedness is hateful to my lips.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For my throat shall be talking of the truth, and my lips abhor ungodliness.

NET Bible

For my mouth speaks truth, and my lips hate wickedness.

New Heart English Bible

For my mouth speaks truth. Wickedness is an abomination to my lips.

The Emphasized Bible

For, faithfulness, shall my mouth softly utter, but, the abomination of my lips, shall be lawlessness;

Webster

For my mouth shall speak truth; and wickedness is an abomination to my lips.

World English Bible

For my mouth speaks truth. Wickedness is an abomination to my lips.

Youngs Literal Translation

For truth doth my mouth utter, And an abomination to my lips is wickedness.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For my mouth
חך 
Chek 
mouth, roof of the mouth, taste
Usage: 18

הגה 
Hagah 
Usage: 25

רשׁע 
Resha` 
Usage: 30

is an abomination
תּעבה תּועבה 
Tow`ebah 
Usage: 117

Verse Info

Context Readings

Wisdom Calls

6 Hear, for I will speak of excellent things, and the opening of my lips shall be right things. 7 “For my mouth will utter truth;
And wickedness is an abomination to my lips.
8 All the words of my mouth are in righteousness; there is nothing perverse or twisted in them.


Cross References

John 8:14

Jesus answered and said unto them, Though I bear witness of myself, my witness is true, for I know from where I came and where I go; but ye do not know where I came from and where I go.

Psalm 37:30

Pe The mouth of the righteous speaks wisdom, and his tongue brings forth judgment.

Job 36:4

For truly my words are not lies; for I share perfect knowledge with thee.

Proverbs 12:22

Lying lips are abomination to the LORD: but the workers of the truth are his delight.

Proverbs 16:12

It is an abomination to kings to commit wickedness, for the throne is to be established with righteousness.

Proverbs 29:27

An unjust man is an abomination to the just, and he that is upright in the way is abomination to the wicked.

John 1:17

For the law was given through Moses, but the grace and the truth of God came through Jesus, the Christ.

John 8:45-46

And because I tell you the truth, ye do not believe me.

John 14:6

Jesus said unto him, I AM the way, the truth, and the life; no one comes unto the Father, but by me.

John 17:17

Sanctify them in thy truth; thy word is the truth.

John 18:37

Pilate therefore said unto him, Art thou a king then? Jesus answered, Thou sayest that I AM king. To this end I was born, and for this cause I came into the world, that I should bear witness unto the truth. Every one that is of the truth hears my voice.

Revelation 3:14

And unto the angel of the congregation of the Laodiceans write; Behold, he who saith, Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the creation of God:

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