Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

He that backbiteth not with his tongue, nor doeth evil to his neighbour, nor taketh up a reproach against his neighbour.

Holman Bible

who does not slander with his tongue, who does not harm his friend or discredit his neighbor,

International Standard Version

The one who does not slander with his tongue, who does no evil to his neighbor, and who does not destroy his friend's reputation.

A Conservative Version

he who does no slander with his tongue, nor does evil to his friend, nor takes up a reproach against his neighbor,

American Standard Version

He that slandereth not with his tongue, Nor doeth evil to his friend, Nor taketh up a reproach against his neighbor;

Amplified

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

Darby Translation

He that slandereth not with his tongue, doeth not evil to his companion, nor taketh up a reproach against his neighbour;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He that does not backbite with his tongue nor do evil to his neighbour nor take up a reproach against his neighbour.

Julia Smith Translation

Slandering not with his tongue, not doing evil to his neighbor, lifting up no reproach against his neighbor.

King James 2000

He that backbites not with his tongue, nor does evil to his neighbor, nor takes up a reproach against his neighbor.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He does not slander with his tongue. He does not harm his friend, nor {bring up} a disgrace against his neighbor.

Modern King James verseion

he does not backbite with his tongue, nor does evil to his neighbor, nor takes up a reproach against his neighbor;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He that hath used no deceit in his tongue, nor done evil to his neighbour, and hath not slandered his neighbours.

NET Bible

He does not slander, or do harm to others, or insult his neighbor.

New Heart English Bible

He who doesn't slander with his tongue, nor does evil to his friend, nor casts slurs against his fellow man;

The Emphasized Bible

Hath not carried slander on his tongue, hath not done his friend a wrong, nor, a reproach, taken up against his neighbour;

Webster

He that backbiteth not with his tongue, nor doeth evil to his neighbor, nor taketh up a reproach against his neighbor.

World English Bible

He who doesn't slander with his tongue, nor does evil to his friend, nor casts slurs against his fellow man;

Youngs Literal Translation

He hath not slandered by his tongue, He hath not done to his friend evil; And reproach he hath not lifted up Against his neighbour.

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A Description Of The Godly

2 He who walks with integrity, and works righteousness, And speaks truth in his heart. 3 He does not slander with his tongue, Nor does evil to his neighbor, Nor takes up a reproach against his friend; 4 In whose eyes a reprobate is despised, But who honors those who fear the LORD; He swears to his own hurt and does not change;


Cross References

Leviticus 19:16

'You shall not go about as a slanderer among your people, and you are not to act against the life of your neighbor; I am the LORD.

Exodus 23:1-33

"You shall not bear a false report; do not join your hand with a wicked man to be a malicious witness.

1 Samuel 24:11

"Now, my father, see! Indeed, see the edge of your robe in my hand! For in that I cut off the edge of your robe and did not kill you, know and perceive that there is no evil or rebellion in my hands, and I have not sinned against you, though you are lying in wait for my life to take it.

Psalm 101:5-8

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

Proverbs 22:10

Drive out the scoffer, and contention will go out, Even strife and dishonor will cease.

Proverbs 25:3

As the heavens for height and the earth for depth, So the heart of kings is unsearchable.

Isaiah 56:2

"How blessed is the man who does this, And the son of man who takes hold of it; Who keeps from profaning the sabbath, And keeps his hand from doing any evil."

Jeremiah 9:4-9

"Let everyone be on guard against his neighbor, And do not trust any brother; Because every brother deals craftily, And every neighbor goes about as a slanderer.

Matthew 7:12

"In everything, therefore, treat people the same way you want them to treat you, for this is the Law and the Prophets.

Romans 1:30

slanderers, haters of God, insolent, arrogant, boastful, inventors of evil, disobedient to parents,

Romans 12:17

Never pay back evil for evil to anyone Respect what is right in the sight of all men.

Romans 13:10

Love does no wrong to a neighbor; therefore love is the fulfillment of the law.

Titus 3:2

to malign no one, to be peaceable, gentle, showing every consideration for all men.

James 4:11

Do not speak against one another, brethren He who speaks against a brother or judges his brother, speaks against the law and judges the law; but if you judge the law, you are not a doer of the law but a judge of it.

1 Peter 2:1-2

Therefore, putting aside all malice and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy and all slander,

3 John 1:11

Beloved, do not imitate what is evil, but what is good The one who does good is of God; the one who does evil has not seen God.



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