Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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 mute,
Which speak insolently and arrogantly 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.

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 Jehovah, let me not be ashamed; for I have called upon thee: let the wicked be ashamed, let them be silent in Sheol. 18 Let the lying lips become dumb, which speak insolently against the righteous in pride and contempt. 19 Oh how great is thy goodness, which thou hast laid up for them that fear thee, which thou hast wrought for them that trust in thee, before the sons of men!


Cross References

Psalm 94:4

How long shall they utter and speak insolence all the workers of iniquity boast themselves?

Jude 1:15

to execute judgment against all; and to convict all the ungodly of them of all their works of ungodliness, which they have wrought ungodlily, and of all the hard things which ungodly sinners have spoken against him.

1 Samuel 2:3

Do not multiply your words of pride, let not vain-glory come out of your mouth; For Jehovah is a God of knowledge, and by him actions are weighed.

2 Chronicles 32:16

And his servants spoke yet more against Jehovah, the true God, and against his servant Hezekiah.

Psalm 12:3

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

Psalm 59:12

Because of the sin of their mouth, the word of their lips, let them even be taken in their pride; and because of cursing and lying which they speak.

Psalm 63:11

But the king shall rejoice in God; every one that sweareth by him shall glory: for the mouth of them that speak lies shall be stopped.

Psalm 64:3-4

Who have sharpened their tongue like a sword, and have aimed their arrow, a bitter word;

Psalm 120:2

Jehovah, deliver my soul from the lying lip, from the deceitful tongue.

Psalm 123:3-4

Be gracious unto us, O Jehovah, be gracious unto us; for we are exceedingly filled with contempt.

Psalm 140:9-11

As for the head of those that encompass me, let the mischief of their own lips cover them.

Proverbs 12:19

The lip of truth shall be established for ever; but a lying tongue is but for a moment.

Isaiah 37:22-24

this is the word which Jehovah hath spoken against him: The virgin-daughter of Zion despiseth thee, laugheth thee to scorn; the daughter of Jerusalem shaketh her head at thee.

Isaiah 54:17

No weapon that is prepared against thee shall prosper; and every tongue that riseth against thee in judgment, thou shalt condemn. This is the inheritance of the servants of Jehovah; and their righteousness is of me, saith Jehovah.

Matthew 10:25

It is sufficient for the disciple that he should become as his teacher, and the bondman as his lord. If they have called the master of the house Beelzebub, how much more those of his household?

Matthew 12:24

But the Pharisees, having heard it, said, This man does not cast out demons, but by Beelzebub, prince of demons.

John 8:44

Ye are of the devil, as your father, and ye desire to do the lusts of your father. He was a murderer from the beginning, and has not stood in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaks falsehood, he speaks of what is his own; for he is a liar and its father:

John 8:48

The Jews answered and said to him, Say we not well that thou art a Samaritan and hast a demon?

Acts 25:7

And when he was come, the Jews who were come down from Jerusalem stood round, bringing many and grievous charges which they were not able to prove:

Revelation 21:8

But to the fearful and unbelieving, and sinners, and those who make themselves abominable, and murderers, and fornicators, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, their part is in the lake which burns with fire and brimstone; which is the second death.

Revelation 22:15

Without are the dogs, and the sorcerers, and the fornicators, and the murderers, and the idolaters, and every one that loves and makes a lie.

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