Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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 Lord, do not let me be disgraced when I call on You.
Let the wicked be disgraced;
let them be silent in Sheol.
18 Let lying lips be quieted;
they speak arrogantly against the righteous
with pride and contempt.
19 How great is Your goodness
that You have stored up for those who fear You
and accomplished in the sight of everyone
for those who take refuge in You.


Cross References

Psalm 94:4

They pour out arrogant words;
all the evildoers boast.

Jude 1:15

to execute judgment on all
and to convict them
of all their ungodly acts
that they have done in an ungodly way,
and of all the harsh things ungodly sinners
have said against Him.

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.

2 Chronicles 32:16

His servants said more against the Lord God and against His servant Hezekiah.

Psalm 12:3

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

Psalm 59:12

For the sin of their mouths and the words of their lips,
let them be caught in their pride.
They utter curses and lies.

Psalm 63:11

But the king will rejoice in God;
all who swear by Him will boast,
for the mouths of liars will be shut.

Psalm 64:3-4

who sharpen their tongues like swords
and aim bitter words like arrows,

Psalm 120:2

Lord, deliver me from lying lips
and a deceitful tongue.”

Psalm 123:3-4

Show us favor, Lord, show us favor,
for we’ve had more than enough contempt.

Psalm 140:9-11

When those who surround me rise up,
may the trouble their lips cause overwhelm them.

Proverbs 12:19

Truthful lips endure forever,
but a lying tongue, only a moment.

Isaiah 37:22-24

this is the word the Lord has spoken against him:Virgin Daughter Zion
despises you and scorns you:
Daughter Jerusalem shakes her head
behind your back.

Isaiah 54:17

No weapon formed against you will succeed,
and you will refute any accusation
raised against you in court.
This is the heritage of the Lord’s servants,
and their righteousness is from Me.”
This is the Lord’s declaration.

Matthew 10:25

It is enough for a disciple to become like his teacher and a slave like his master. If they called the head of the house ‘Beelzebul,’ how much more the members of his household!

Matthew 12:24

When the Pharisees heard this, they said, “The man drives out demons only by Beelzebul, the ruler of the demons.”

John 8:44

You are of your father the Devil, and you want to carry out your father’s desires. He was a murderer from the beginning and has not stood in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he tells a lie, he speaks from his own nature, because he is a liar and the father of liars.

John 8:48

The Jews responded to Him, “Aren’t we right in saying that You’re a Samaritan and have a demon?”

Acts 25:7

When he arrived, the Jews who had come down from Jerusalem stood around him and brought many serious charges that they were not able to prove,

Revelation 21:8

But the cowards, unbelievers, vile, murderers, sexually immoral, sorcerers, idolaters, and all liars—their share will be in the lake that burns with fire and sulfur, which is the second death.”

Revelation 22:15

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

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