Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

The lips of falsehood shall be mute; speaking boldly 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.

Darby Translation

Let the lying lips become dumb, which speak insolently against the righteous 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 O Jehovah, I shall not be ashamed, for I called upon thee: the unjust shall be ashamed and they shall be destroyed to hades. 18 The lips of falsehood shall be mute; speaking boldly in pride and contempt. 19 How much thy goodness which thou didst conceal for them fearing thee; thou didst work for those putting their trust in thee before the sons of man.


Cross References

Psalm 94:4

They will utter, they will speak impudently; all they working iniquity will boast themselves.

Jude 1:15

To do judgment to all, and to convince all their irreligious of all their works of irreligion which they have impiously acted, and of all the hard things which the sinful irreligious spake against him.

1 Samuel 2:3

Ye shall not enlarge; will ye sproud, proud? shall the impatient thing come forth from your mouth for Jehovah a God of knowledge, and doings were not made equal.

2 Chronicles 32:16

And yet spake his servants against Jehovah God, and against Hezekiah his servant

Psalm 12:3

Jehovah will cut off all smooth lips, and the tongue speaking great things:

Psalm 59:12

The sin of their mouth the word of their lips, and they shall be taken in their pride: and from cursing and from falsehood they will recount.

Psalm 63:11

And the king shall rejoice in God; all swearing in him shall glory: for the mouth of those speaking falsehood shall be stopped.

Psalm 64:3-4

Who sharpened as a sword their tongue, they bent their arrows a bitter word:

Psalm 120:2

O Jehovah, deliver my soul from lips of falsehood, from a tongue of deceit.

Psalm 123:3-4

Compassionate us, O Jehovah, compassionate us: for we were much filled with contempt

Psalm 140:9-11

The head of those surrounding me, the labor of their lips shall cover them.

Proverbs 12:19

The lip of truth shall be prepared forever: and the tongue of falsehood while I shall wink.

Isaiah 37:22-24

This the word that Jehovah spake concerning him: The virgin daughter of Zion despising to thee, deriding to thee; the daughter of Jerusalem shook her head after thee.

Isaiah 54:17

Every vessel formed against thee shall not prosper: and every tongue that shall rise against thee in judgment thou shalt condemn. This the inheritance of the servants of Jehovah, and their justice is from me, says Jehovah.

Matthew 10:25

Sufficient to the disciple that he be as his teacher, and the servant as his lord. If they have called the master of the house Beelzeboul, how much more those pertaining to his household?

Matthew 12:24

But the Pharisees, having heard, said, He casts not out demons, but by Beelzebub, ruler of demons.

John 8:44

Ye are of your father the devil, and the eager desires of your father will ye do. He was slaying men from the beginning, and stood not in the truth, for there is no truth in him. When he would speak a lie, he speaks of his own things; for he is a liar, and the father of him.

John 8:48

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

Acts 25:7

And he having come, the Jews having come down from Jerusalem stood round about, bringing many and heavy charges against Paul, which they could not prove.

Revelation 21:8

But to the cowardly, and unbelieving, and to the abominable, and murderers, and to fornicators, and charmers, and to idolaters, and to all the lying, their part in the lake burning with fire and sulphur: which is the second death,

Revelation 22:15

And without, dogs, and charmers and fornicators, and murderers, and idolaters, and every one loving and doing a lie.

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