Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

May the Lord cut off all flattering lips
and the tongue that speaks boastfully.

New American Standard Bible

May the Lord cut off all flattering lips,
The tongue that speaks great things;

King James Version

The LORD shall cut off all flattering lips, and the tongue that speaketh proud things:

International Standard Version

The LORD will cut off all slippery lips, and the tongue that boasts great things,

A Conservative Version

LORD will cut off all flattering lips, the tongue that speaks great things,

American Standard Version

Jehovah will cut off all flattering lips, The tongue that speaketh great things;

Amplified


May the Lord cut off all flattering lips,
The tongue that speaks great things [in boasting];

Bible in Basic English

The smooth lips and the tongue of pride will be cut off by the Lord.

Darby Translation

Jehovah will cut off all flattering lips, the tongue that speaketh proud things,

Julia Smith Translation

Jehovah will cut off all smooth lips, and the tongue speaking great things:

King James 2000

The LORD shall cut off all flattering lips, and the tongue that speaks proud things:

Lexham Expanded Bible

May Yahweh cut off all flattering lips, [the] tongue speaking great boasts--

Modern King James verseion

Jehovah shall cut off all flattering lips, the tongue that speaks proud things,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The LORD shall root out all deceitful lips, and the tongue that speaketh proud things,

NET Bible

May the Lord cut off all flattering lips, and the tongue that boasts!

New Heart English Bible

May the LORD cut off all flattering lips, and the tongue that boasts,

The Emphasized Bible

May Yahweh cut off All the lips that utter smooth things, - the tongue that speaketh swelling words;

Webster

The LORD shall cut off all flattering lips, and the tongue that speaketh proud things:

World English Bible

May Yahweh cut off all flattering lips, and the tongue that boasts,

Youngs Literal Translation

Jehovah doth cut off all lips of flattery, A tongue speaking great things,

Topics

Verse Info

Context Readings

Oppression By The Wicked

2 They lie to one another;
they speak with flattering lips and deceptive hearts.
3 May the Lord cut off all flattering lips
and the tongue that speaks boastfully.
4 They say, “Through our tongues we have power;
our lips are our own—who can be our master?”


Cross References

Daniel 7:8

“While I was considering the horns, suddenly another horn, a little one, came up among them, and three of the first horns were uprooted before it. There were eyes in this horn like a man’s, and it had a mouth that spoke arrogantly.

Revelation 13:5

A mouth was given to him to speak boasts and blasphemies. He was also given authority to act for 42 months.

Psalm 17:10

They have become hardened;
their mouths speak arrogantly.

Exodus 15:9

The enemy said:
“I will pursue, I will overtake,
I will divide the spoil.
My desire will be gratified at their expense.
I will draw my sword;
my hand will destroy them.”

1 Samuel 2:3

Do not boast so proudly,
or let arrogant words come out of your mouth,
for the Lord is a God of knowledge,
and actions are weighed by Him.

1 Samuel 17:43-44

He said to David, “Am I a dog that you come against me with sticks?” Then he cursed David by his gods.

2 Kings 19:23-24

You have mocked the Lord through your messengers.
You have said:


With my many chariots
I have gone up to the heights of the mountains,
to the far recesses of Lebanon.
I cut down its tallest cedars,
its choice cypress trees.
I came to its farthest outpost,
its densest forest.

Job 32:22

For I do not know how to give such titles;
otherwise, my Maker would remove me in an instant.

Psalm 73:8-9

They mock, and they speak maliciously;
they arrogantly threaten oppression.

Proverbs 18:21

Life and death are in the power of the tongue,
and those who love it will eat its fruit.

Isaiah 10:10

As my hand seized the idolatrous kingdoms,
whose idols exceeded those of Jerusalem and Samaria,

Ezekiel 28:2

“Son of man, say to the ruler of Tyre: This is what the Lord God says:

Your heart is proud,
and you have said, ‘I am a god;
I sit in the seat of gods
in the heart of the sea.’
Yet you are a man and not a god,
though you have regarded your heart
as that of a god.

Ezekiel 28:9

Will you still say, ‘I am a god,’
in the presence of those who kill you?
Yet you will be only a man, not a god,
in the hands of those who kill you.

Ezekiel 29:3

Speak to him and say: This is what the Lord God says:

Look, I am against you, Pharaoh king of Egypt,
the great monster lying in the middle of his Nile,
who says, ‘My Nile is my own;
I made it for myself.’

Daniel 4:30-31

the king exclaimed, “Is this not Babylon the Great that I have built by my vast power to be a royal residence and to display my majestic glory?”

Daniel 7:25

He will speak words against the Most High and oppress the holy ones of the Most High. He will intend to change religious festivals and laws, and the holy ones will be handed over to him for a time, times, and half a time.

Malachi 3:13

“Your words against Me are harsh,” says the Lord.

Yet you ask: “What have we spoken against You?”

2 Peter 2:18

For by uttering boastful, empty words, they seduce, with fleshly desires and debauchery, people who have barely escaped from those who live in error.

Jude 1:16

These people are discontented grumblers, walking according to their desires; their mouths utter arrogant words, flattering people for their own advantage.

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