Parallel Verses

NET Bible

His mouth is full of curses and deceptive, harmful words; his tongue injures and destroys.

New American Standard Bible

His mouth is full of curses and deceit and oppression;
Under his tongue is mischief and wickedness.

King James Version

His mouth is full of cursing and deceit and fraud: under his tongue is mischief and vanity.

Holman Bible

Cursing, deceit, and violence fill his mouth;
trouble and malice are under his tongue.

International Standard Version

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

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

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

Amplified


His mouth is full of curses and deceit (fraud) and oppression;
Under his tongue is mischief and wickedness [injustice and sin].

Bible in Basic English

His mouth is full of cursing and deceit and false words: under his tongue are evil purposes and dark thoughts.

Darby Translation

His mouth is full of cursing, and deceit, and oppression; under his tongue is mischief and iniquity.

Julia Smith Translation

His mouth was filled with cursing and deceit and violence: under his tongue, trouble and vanity.

King James 2000

His mouth is full of cursing and deceit and fraud: under his tongue is mischief and vanity.

Lexham Expanded Bible

His mouth is filled with cursing, with deceits and oppression; under his tongue are trouble and evil.

Modern King James verseion

His mouth is full of cursing and deceit and fraud; under his tongue are mischief and vanity.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

His mouth is full of cursing, deceit and fraud; under his tongue is travail and sorrow.

New Heart English Bible

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

The Emphasized Bible

With cursing, his mouth is full, and with deceptions and oppression, Under his tongue, are trouble and mischief:

Webster

His mouth is full of cursing and deceit and fraud: under his tongue is mischief and vanity.

World English Bible

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

Youngs Literal Translation

Of oaths his mouth is full, And deceits, and fraud: Under his tongue is perverseness and iniquity,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
is full
מלא מלא 
Male' 
Usage: 251

of cursing
אלה 
'alah 
Usage: 35

and deceit
מרמה 
Mirmah 
Usage: 39

and fraud
תּוך תּך 
Tok 
Usage: 3

לשׁנה לשׁן לשׁון 
Lashown 
Usage: 116

References

Hastings

Context Readings

A Prayer For God To Throw Down The Wicked

6 He says to himself, "I will never be upended, because I experience no calamity." 7 His mouth is full of curses and deceptive, harmful words; his tongue injures and destroys. 8 He waits in ambush near the villages; in hidden places he kills the innocent. His eyes look for some unfortunate victim.



Cross References

Psalm 7:14

See the one who is pregnant with wickedness, who conceives destructive plans, and gives birth to harmful lies --

Job 20:12

"If evil is sweet in his mouth and he hides it under his tongue,

Psalm 36:3

The words he speaks are sinful and deceitful; he does not care about doing what is wise and right.

Psalm 140:3

Their tongues wound like a serpent; a viper's venom is behind their lips. (Selah)

Job 15:35

They conceive trouble and bring forth evil; their belly prepares deception."

Psalm 5:9

For they do not speak the truth; their stomachs are like the place of destruction, their throats like an open grave, their tongues like a steep slope leading into it.

Psalm 12:2

People lie to one another; they flatter and deceive.

Psalm 41:6

When someone comes to visit, he pretends to be friendly; he thinks of ways to defame me, and when he leaves he slanders me.

Psalm 52:4

You love to use all the words that destroy, and the tongue that deceives.

Psalm 55:21

His words are as smooth as butter, but he harbors animosity in his heart. His words seem softer than oil, but they are really like sharp swords.

Psalm 58:3

The wicked turn aside from birth; liars go astray as soon as they are born.

Psalm 59:12

They speak sinful words. So let them be trapped by their own pride and by the curses and lies they speak!

Psalm 62:4

They spend all their time planning how to bring him down. They love to use deceit; they pronounce blessings with their mouths, but inwardly they utter curses. (Selah)

Psalm 64:3

They sharpen their tongues like a sword; they aim their arrow, a slanderous charge,

Psalm 73:8

They mock and say evil things; they proudly threaten violence.

Psalm 140:9

As for the heads of those who surround me -- may the harm done by their lips overwhelm them!

Psalm 144:8

who speak lies, and make false promises.

Psalm 144:11

Grab me and rescue me from the power of foreigners, who speak lies, and make false promises.

Proverbs 21:6

Making a fortune by a lying tongue is like a vapor driven back and forth; they seek death.

Proverbs 30:8

Remove falsehood and lies far from me; do not give me poverty or riches, feed me with my allotted portion of bread,

Isaiah 59:4

No one is concerned about justice; no one sets forth his case truthfully. They depend on false words and tell lies; they conceive of oppression and give birth to sin.

Jeremiah 9:3

The Lord says, "These people are like soldiers who have readied their bows. Their tongues are always ready to shoot out lies. They have become powerful in the land, but they have not done so by honest means. Indeed, they do one evil thing after another and do not pay attention to me.

Jeremiah 9:6

They do one act of violence after another, and one deceitful thing after another. They refuse to pay attention to me," says the Lord.

Matthew 12:34

Offspring of vipers! How are you able to say anything good, since you are evil? For the mouth speaks from what fills the heart.

Romans 3:13-14

"Their throats are open graves, they deceive with their tongues, the poison of asps is under their lips."

James 3:6-8

And the tongue is a fire! The tongue represents the world of wrongdoing among the parts of our bodies. It pollutes the entire body and sets fire to the course of human existence -- and is set on fire by hell.

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