Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

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

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 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 shall speak truth; and wickedness is hateful to my lips. 8 All the words of my mouth are in righteousness; nothing twisted or perverse is in them.


Cross References

John 8:14

Jesus answered and said to them, Though I bear record concerning Myself, My witness is true. For I know from where I came, and where I go. But you do not know from where I came, and where I go.

Psalm 37:30

The mouth of the righteous speaks wisdom, and his tongue talks of judgment.

Job 36:4

For truly my words are not false; He who is perfect in knowledge is with you.

Proverbs 12:22

Lying lips are hateful to Jehovah, but those who deal truly are His delight.

Proverbs 16:12

It is a hateful thing for kings to commit wickedness; for the throne is established by righteousness.

Proverbs 29:27

An unjust man is a hateful thing to the just; and he who is upright in the way is hateful to the wicked.

John 1:17

For the Law came through Moses, but grace and truth came through Jesus Christ.

John 8:45-46

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

John 14:6

Jesus said to him, I am the Way, the Truth, and the Life; no one comes to the Father but by Me.

John 17:17

Sanctify them through Your truth. Your Word is truth.

John 18:37

Pilate then said to Him, Are you a king then? Jesus answered, You say it that I am a king. To this end I was born, and for this cause I came into the world, that I should bear witness to the truth. Everyone who is of the truth hears My voice.

Revelation 3:14

And to the angel of the church of the Laodicea write: The Amen, the faithful and true Witness, the Head of the creation of God, says these things:

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