Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Let the lying lips be mute, Which speak arrogantly against the righteous With pride and contempt.

King James Version

Let the lying lips be put to silence; which speak grievous things proudly and contemptuously against the righteous.

Holman Bible

Let lying lips be quieted; they speak arrogantly against the righteous with pride and contempt.

International Standard Version

Let the lying lips be made still, especially those who speak arrogantly against the righteous with pride and contempt.

A Conservative Version

Let the lying lips be dumb, which speak against the righteous man insolently, with pride and contempt.

American Standard Version

Let the lying lips be dumb, Which speak against the righteous insolently, With pride and contempt.

Amplified

Let the lying lips be silenced, which speak insolently against the [consistently] righteous with pride and contempt.

Bible in Basic English

Let the false lips be shut, which say evil against the upright, looking down on him in their pride.

Darby Translation

Let the lying lips become dumb, which speak insolently against the righteous in pride and contempt.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Let the lying lips be put to silence; which speak grievous things proudly and contemptuously against the righteous.

Julia Smith Translation

The lips of falsehood shall be mute; speaking boldly in pride and contempt.

King James 2000

Let the lying lips be put to silence; who speak grievous things proudly and contemptuously against the righteous.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Let lying lips be dumb, that speak against [the] righteous unrestrained with arrogance and contempt.

Modern King James verseion

Let the lying lips be put to silence; the lips which speak proudly against the righteous, with pride and scorn.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Let the lying lips be put to silence, which cruelly, disdainfully, and despitefully speak against the righteous.

NET Bible

May lying lips be silenced -- lips that speak defiantly against the innocent with arrogance and contempt!

New Heart English Bible

Let the lying lips be mute, which speak against the righteous insolently, with pride and contempt.

The Emphasized Bible

Let false lips be made dumb, - which are speaking - against a righteous one - arrogantly, with pride and contempt.

Webster

Let the lying lips be put to silence; which speak grievous things proudly and contemptuously against the righteous.

World English Bible

Let the lying lips be mute, which speak against the righteous insolently, with pride and contempt.

Youngs Literal Translation

Let lips of falsehood become dumb, That are speaking against the righteous, Ancient sayings, in pride and contempt.

References

Hastings

Context Readings

A Plea For Protection

17 Let me not be put to shame, O LORD, for I call upon You; Let the wicked be put to shame, let them be silent in Sheol. 18 Let the lying lips be mute, Which speak arrogantly against the righteous With pride and contempt. 19 How great is Your goodness, Which You have stored up for those who fear You, Which You have wrought for those who take refuge in You, Before the sons of men!


Cross References

Psalm 94:4

They pour forth words, they speak arrogantly; All who do wickedness vaunt themselves.

Jude 1:15

to execute judgment upon all, and to convict all the ungodly of all their ungodly deeds which they have done in an ungodly way, and of all the harsh things which ungodly sinners have spoken against Him."

1 Samuel 2:3

"Boast no more so very proudly, Do not let arrogance come out of your mouth; For the LORD is a God of knowledge, And with Him actions are weighed.

2 Chronicles 32:16

His servants spoke further against the LORD God and against His servant Hezekiah.

Psalm 12:3

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

Psalm 59:12

On account of the sin of their mouth and the words of their lips, Let them even be caught in their pride, And on account of curses and lies which they utter.

Psalm 63:11

But the king will rejoice in God; Everyone who swears by Him will glory, For the mouths of those who speak lies will be stopped.

Psalm 64:3-4

Who have sharpened their tongue like a sword They aimed bitter speech as their arrow,

Psalm 120:2

Deliver my soul, O LORD, from lying lips, From a deceitful tongue.

Psalm 123:3-4

Be gracious to us, O LORD, be gracious to us, For we are greatly filled with contempt.

Psalm 140:9-11

"As for the head of those who surround me, May the mischief of their lips cover them.

Proverbs 12:19

Truthful lips will be established forever, But a lying tongue is only for a moment.

Isaiah 37:22-24

this is the word that the LORD has spoken against him: "She has despised you and mocked you, The virgin daughter of Zion; She has shaken her head behind you, The daughter of Jerusalem!

Isaiah 54:17

"No weapon that is formed against you will prosper; And every tongue that accuses you in judgment you will condemn This is the heritage of the servants of the LORD, And their vindication is from Me," declares the LORD.

Matthew 10:25

"It is enough for the disciple that he become like his teacher, and the slave like his master. If they have called the head of the house Beelzebul, how much more will they malign the members of his household!

Matthew 12:24

But when the Pharisees heard this, they said, "This man casts out demons only by Beelzebul the ruler of the demons."

John 8:44

"You are of your father the devil, and you want to do the desires of your father He was a murderer from the beginning, and does not stand in the truth because there is no truth in him Whenever he speaks a lie, he speaks from his own nature, for he is a liar and the father of lies.

John 8:48

The Jews answered and said to Him, "Do we not say rightly that You are a Samaritan and have a demon?"

Acts 25:7

After Paul arrived, the Jews who had come down from Jerusalem stood around him, bringing many and serious charges against him which they could not prove,

Revelation 21:8

"But for the cowardly and unbelieving and abominable and murderers and immoral persons and sorcerers and idolaters and all liars, their part will be in the lake that burns with fire and brimstone, which is the second death."

Revelation 22:15

Outside are the dogs and the sorcerers and the immoral persons and the murderers and the idolaters, and everyone who loves and practices lying.

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