Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Let the lying lips be made still, especially those who 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.

Holman Bible

Let lying lips be quieted;
they 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 ashamed, LORD, for I have called upon you. Let the wicked be put to shame, let them be silent in the next life. 18 Let the lying lips be made still, especially those who speak arrogantly against the righteous with pride and contempt. 19 How great is your goodness that you have reserved for those who fear you, that you have set in place for those who take refuge in you, in the presence of the children of men.


Cross References

Psalm 94:4

When they speak, they spew arrogance. Everyone who practices iniquity brags about it.

Jude 1:15

15He will judge all people and convict everyone of all the ungodly things that they have done in such an ungodly way, including all the harsh things that these ungodly sinners have said about him."

1 Samuel 2:3

Don't continue to talk proudly, and don't speak arrogantly, for the LORD is a God of knowledge, and by him actions are weighed.

2 Chronicles 32:16

King Sennacherib's spokesmen said even worse things against the LORD God and against his servant Hezekiah.

Psalm 12:3

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

Psalm 59:12

The sin of their mouth is the word on their lips. They will be caught in their own conceit; for they speak curses and lies.

Psalm 63:11

But as for the king, he will rejoice in God. Indeed, everyone who swears by God will exult, because the mouths of liars will be silenced. To the Director: A Davidic Psalm.

Psalm 64:3-4

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

Psalm 120:2

"LORD, deliver me from lips that lie and tongues that deceive."

Psalm 123:3-4

Have mercy on us, LORD, have mercy, for we have had more than enough of contempt.

Psalm 140:9-11

May those who surround me discover that the trouble they talk about falls on their own head!

Proverbs 12:19

A truthful saying is trusted forever, but the liar only for a moment.

Isaiah 37:22-24

This is the message that the LORD has spoken in opposition to him: ""The Virgin Daughter of Zion despises and mocks you; the Daughter of Jerusalem she tosses her head behind you as you flee.

Isaiah 54:17

no weapon that is forged against you will be effective. This is the heritage of the LORD's servants, and their righteousness from me," says the LORD.

Matthew 10:25

It is enough for a disciple to be like his teacher and a slave to be like his master. If they have called the head of the house Beelzebul, how much more will they do the same to those of his household!"

Matthew 12:24

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

John 8:44

You belong to your father the Devil, and you want to carry out the desires of your father. He was a murderer from the beginning and has never stood for truth, since there is no truth in him. Whenever he tells a lie, he speaks in character, because he is a liar and the father of lies.

John 8:48

The Jewish leaders replied to him, "Surely we're right in saying that you are a Samaritan and have a demon, aren't we?"

Acts 25:7

When Paul arrived, the Jewish leaders who had come down from Jerusalem surrounded him and began bringing a number of serious charges against him that they couldn't prove.

Revelation 21:8

But people who are cowardly, unfaithful, detestable, murderers, sexually immoral, sorcerers, idolaters, and all liars will find themselves in the lake that burns with fire and sulfur. This is the second death."

Revelation 22:15

Outside are dogs, sorcerers, immoral people, murderers, idolaters, and everyone who loves and practices falsehood.

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