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Amplified


Whoever secretly slanders his neighbor, him I will silence;
The one who has a haughty look and a proud (arrogant) heart I will not tolerate.

New American Standard Bible

Whoever secretly slanders his neighbor, him I will destroy;
No one who has a haughty look and an arrogant heart will I endure.

King James Version

Whoso privily slandereth his neighbour, him will I cut off: him that hath an high look and a proud heart will not I suffer.

Holman Bible

I will destroy anyone
who secretly slanders his neighbor;
I cannot tolerate anyone
with haughty eyes or an arrogant heart.

International Standard Version

I will destroy the one who secretly slanders a friend. I will not allow the proud and haughty to prevail.

A Conservative Version

He who slanders his neighbor secretly, him I will destroy. He who has a high look and a proud heart I will not endure.

American Standard Version

Whoso privily slandereth his neighbor, him will I destroy: Him that hath a high look and a proud heart will I not suffer.

Darby Translation

Whoso secretly slandereth his neighbour, him will I destroy; him that hath a high look and a proud heart will I not suffer.

Julia Smith Translation

Slandering his neighbor in secret, him will I cut off: him being lofty of eyes and broad of heart, with him I will not eat

King James 2000

Whoever secretly slanders his neighbor, him will I cut off: he that has a haughty look and a proud heart will I not endure.

Lexham Expanded Bible

One who slanders his neighbor in secret, him I will destroy. [One] haughty of eyes and {arrogant} of heart, him I will not endure.

Modern King James verseion

Whoever secretly slanders his neighbor, I will cut him off; him who has a high look and a proud heart, I will not allow.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Who so privily slandereth his neighbour, him will I destroy. Whoso hath also a proud look and high stomach, I will not suffer him.

NET Bible

I will destroy anyone who slanders his neighbor in secret. I will not tolerate anyone who has a cocky demeanor and an arrogant attitude.

New Heart English Bible

I will silence whoever secretly slanders his neighbor. I won't tolerate one who is haughty and conceited.

The Emphasized Bible

He that uttereth slander in secret against his friend, him, will I root out; One of lofty eyes, and of an ambitious heart, him shall I not be able to endure.

Webster

Whoever privily slandereth his neighbor, him will I cut off: him that hath a high look and a proud heart I will not suffer.

World English Bible

I will silence whoever secretly slanders his neighbor. I won't tolerate one who is haughty and conceited.

Youngs Literal Translation

Whoso slandereth in secret his neighbour, Him I cut off, The high of eyes and proud of heart, him I endure not.

References

Context Readings

A Vow Of Integrity

4
A perverse heart shall depart from me;
I will not tolerate evil.
5 
Whoever secretly slanders his neighbor, him I will silence;
The one who has a haughty look and a proud (arrogant) heart I will not tolerate.
6
My eyes will be on the faithful (honorable) of the land, that they may dwell with me;
He who walks blamelessly is the one who will minister to and serve me.


Cross References

Psalm 18:27


For You save an afflicted and humble people,
But bring down those [arrogant fools] with haughty eyes.

Psalm 50:20


“You sit and speak against your brother;
You slander your own mother’s son.

Psalm 15:3


He does not slander with his tongue,
Nor does evil to his neighbor,
Nor takes up a reproach against his friend;

Proverbs 30:13


There is a generation (class of people)—oh, how lofty are their eyes!
And their eyelids are raised in arrogance.

Exodus 20:16

“You shall not testify falsely [that is, lie, withhold, or manipulate the truth] against your neighbor (any person).

Exodus 23:1

“You shall not give a false report; you shall not join hands with the wicked to be a malicious witness [promoting wrong and violence].

Leviticus 19:16

You shall not go around as a gossip among your people, and you are not to act against the life of your neighbor [with slander or false testimony]; I am the Lord.

1 Samuel 2:3


“Do not go on boasting so very proudly,
Do not let arrogance come out of your mouth;
For the Lord is a God of knowledge,
And by Him actions are weighed (examined).

Job 40:11-12


“Pour out the overflowings of your wrath,
And look at everyone who is proud and make him low.

Psalm 10:2-4


In pride and arrogance the wicked hotly pursue and persecute the afflicted;
Let them be caught in the plots which they have devised.

Psalm 138:6


Though the Lord is exalted,
He regards the lowly [and invites them into His fellowship];
But the proud and haughty He knows from a distance.

Proverbs 6:16-19


These six things the Lord hates;
Indeed, seven are repulsive to Him:

Proverbs 10:18


He who hides hatred has lying lips,
And he who spreads slander is a fool.

Proverbs 20:19


He who goes about as a gossip reveals secrets;
Therefore do not associate with a gossip [who talks freely or flatters].

Proverbs 25:23


The north wind brings forth rain;
And a backbiting tongue, an angry countenance.

Isaiah 2:11


The proud look of man will be degraded
And the arrogance of men will be humbled,
And the Lord alone will be exalted in that day.

Ezekiel 22:9

In you are men who slander for the purpose of shedding blood, and in your presence they have eaten [food offered to idols] at the mountain shrines; in your midst they have committed acts of lewdness.

Daniel 4:37

Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise and exalt and honor the King of heaven, for all His works are true and faithful and His ways are just, and He is able to humiliate and humble those who walk in [self-centered, self-righteous] pride.”

Obadiah 1:3-4


“The pride and arrogance of your heart have deceived you,
You who live in the clefts and lofty security of the rock (Sela),
Whose dwelling place is high,
Who say [boastfully] in your heart,
‘Who will bring me down to earth?’

Luke 18:14

I tell you, this man went to his home justified [forgiven of the guilt of sin and placed in right standing with God] rather than the other man; for everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, but he who humbles himself [forsaking self-righteous pride] will be exalted.”

1 Corinthians 5:11

But actually, I have written to you not to associate with any so-called [Christian] brother if he is sexually immoral or greedy, or is an idolater [devoted to anything that takes the place of God], or is a reviler [who insults or slanders or otherwise verbally abuses others], or is a drunkard or a swindler—you must not so much as eat with such a person.

1 Timothy 3:11

Women must likewise be worthy of respect, not malicious gossips, but self-controlled, [thoroughly] trustworthy in all things.

Titus 2:3

Older women similarly are to be reverent in their behavior, not malicious gossips nor addicted to much wine, teaching what is right and good,

1 Peter 5:5-6

Likewise, you younger men [of lesser rank and experience], be subject to your elders [seek their counsel]; and all of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another [tie on the servant’s apron], for God is opposed to the proud [the disdainful, the presumptuous, and He defeats them], but He gives grace to the humble.

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