Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The words of his mouth are wickedness and deceit;
He has ceased to be wise and to do good.

King James Version

The words of his mouth are iniquity and deceit: he hath left off to be wise, and to do good.

Holman Bible

The words of his mouth are malicious and deceptive;
he has stopped acting wisely and doing good.

International Standard Version

The words from his mouth are vain and deceptive. He has abandoned behaving wisely and doing good.

A Conservative Version

The words of his mouth are iniquity and deceit. He has ceased to be wise [and] to do good.

American Standard Version

The words of his mouth are iniquity and deceit: He hath ceased to be wise and to do good.

Amplified


The words of his mouth are wicked and deceitful;
He has ceased to be wise and to do good.

Bible in Basic English

In the words of his mouth are evil and deceit; he has given up being wise and doing good.

Darby Translation

The words of his mouth are wickedness and deceit: he hath left off to be wise, to do good.

Julia Smith Translation

The words of his mouth vanity and deceit: he ceased to be circumspect, to do good.

King James 2000

The words of his mouth are iniquity and deceit: he has ceased to be wise, and to do good.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The words of his mouth [are] wickedness and deceit. He has ceased to have insight [and] to do good.

Modern King James verseion

The words of his mouth are evil and deceit; he has stopped acting wisely and doing good.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The words of his mouth are unrighteous and full of deceit; he hath left off to behave himself wisely, and to do good.

NET Bible

The words he speaks are sinful and deceitful; he does not care about doing what is wise and right.

New Heart English Bible

The words of his mouth are iniquity and deceit. He has ceased to be wise and to do good.

The Emphasized Bible

The words of his mouth, are iniquity and deceit, he hath left off to show discretion by doing well:

Webster

The words of his mouth are iniquity and deceit: he hath ceased to be wise, and to do good.

World English Bible

The words of his mouth are iniquity and deceit. He has ceased to be wise and to do good.

Youngs Literal Translation

The words of his mouth are iniquity and deceit, He ceased to act prudently -- to do good.

References

Hastings

Context Readings

How Precious Is Your Steadfast Love

2 For it flatters him in his own eyes
Concerning the discovery of his iniquity and the hatred of it.
3 The words of his mouth are wickedness and deceit;
He has ceased to be wise and to do good.
4 He plans wickedness upon his bed;
He sets himself on a path that is not good;
He does not despise evil.


Cross References

Psalm 10:7

His mouth is full of curses and deceit and oppression;
Under his tongue is mischief and wickedness.

Psalm 55:21

His speech was smoother than butter,
But his heart was war;
His words were softer than oil,
Yet they were drawn swords.

Jeremiah 4:22

For My people are foolish,
They know Me not;
They are stupid children
And have no understanding.
They are shrewd to do evil,
But to do good they do not know.”

1 Samuel 11:6-13

Then the Spirit of God came upon Saul mightily when he heard these words, and he became very angry.

1 Samuel 13:13-14

Samuel said to Saul, “You have acted foolishly; you have not kept the commandment of the Lord your God, which He commanded you, for now the Lord would have established your kingdom over Israel forever.

1 Samuel 15:26

But Samuel said to Saul, “I will not return with you; for you have rejected the word of the Lord, and the Lord has rejected you from being king over Israel.”

1 Samuel 16:14

Now the Spirit of the Lord departed from Saul, and an evil spirit from the Lord terrorized him.

1 Samuel 18:21

Saul thought, “I will give her to him that she may become a snare to him, and that the hand of the Philistines may be against him.” Therefore Saul said to David, “For a second time you may be my son-in-law today.”

1 Samuel 19:6-7

Saul listened to the voice of Jonathan, and Saul vowed, “As the Lord lives, he shall not be put to death.”

1 Samuel 26:21

Then Saul said, “I have sinned. Return, my son David, for I will not harm you again because my life was precious in your sight this day. Behold, I have played the fool and have committed a serious error.”

Psalm 5:9

There is nothing reliable in what they say;
Their inward part is destruction itself.
Their throat is an open grave;
They flatter with their tongue.

Psalm 12:2-3

They speak falsehood to one another;
With flattering lips and with a double heart they speak.

Psalm 58:3

The wicked are estranged from the womb;
These who speak lies go astray from birth.

Psalm 94:8

Pay heed, you senseless among the people;
And when will you understand, stupid ones?

Psalm 125:5

But as for those who turn aside to their crooked ways,
The Lord will lead them away with the doers of iniquity.
Peace be upon Israel.

Psalm 140:3

They sharpen their tongues as a serpent;
Poison of a viper is under their lips. Selah.

Zephaniah 1:6

And those who have turned back from following the Lord,
And those who have not sought the Lord or inquired of Him.”

Matthew 22:15-18

Then the Pharisees went and plotted together how they might trap Him in what He said.

Matthew 22:35

One of them, a lawyer, asked Him a question, testing Him,

Hebrews 10:39

But we are not of those who shrink back to destruction, but of those who have faith to the preserving of the soul.

1 John 2:19

They went out from us, but they were not really of us; for if they had been of us, they would have remained with us; but they went out, so that it would be shown that they all are not of us.

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