Parallel Verses

Webster

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

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.

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.

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, O LORD; for I have called upon thee: let the wicked be ashamed, and let them be silent in the grave. 18 Let the lying lips be put to silence; which speak grievous things proudly and contemptuously against the righteous. 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 hard things? and all the workers of iniquity boast themselves?

Jude 1:15

To execute judgment upon all, and to convict all that are ungodly among them of all their ungodly deeds which they have impiously committed, and of all their hard speeches which ungodly sinners have spoken against him.

1 Samuel 2:3

Talk no more so exceeding proudly; let not arrogance come out of your mouth: for the LORD is a God of knowledge, and by him actions are weighed.

2 Chronicles 32:16

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

Psalm 12:3

The LORD shall cut off all flattering lips, and the tongue that speaketh proud things:

Psalm 59:12

For the sin of their mouth and the words of their lips let them even be taken in their pride: and for cursing and lying which they speak.

Psalm 63:11

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

Psalm 64:3-4

Who whet their tongue like a sword, and bend their bows to shoot their arrows, even bitter words:

Psalm 120:2

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

Psalm 123:3-4

Have mercy upon us, O LORD, have mercy upon 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 the LORD hath spoken concerning him; The virgin, the daughter of Zion, hath despised thee, and derided thee; the daughter of Jerusalem hath shaken her head at thee.

Isaiah 54:17

No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper; and every tongue that shall rise against thee in judgment thou shalt condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of the LORD, and their righteousness is from me, saith the LORD.

Matthew 10:25

It is enough for the disciple that he should be as his teacher, and the servant as his lord: if they have called the master of the house Beelzebub, how much more will they call them of his household?

Matthew 12:24

But when the Pharisees heard it, they said, This man doth not cast out demons, but by Beelzebub the prince of the demons.

John 8:44

Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do: he was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it.

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 when he had come, the Jews who came down from Jerusalem stood around, and laid many and grievous complaints against Paul, which they could not prove;

Revelation 21:8

But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and lewd men, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone: which is the second death.

Revelation 22:15

For without are dogs, and sorcerers, and lewd men, and murderers, and idolaters, and whoever loveth and maketh a lie.

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