Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

The mouth of the righteous proffereth wisdom, and his tongue speaketh judgment;

New American Standard Bible

The mouth of the righteous utters wisdom, And his tongue speaks justice.

King James Version

The mouth of the righteous speaketh wisdom, and his tongue talketh of judgment.

Holman Bible

The mouth of the righteous utters wisdom;
his tongue speaks what is just.

International Standard Version

The mouth of the righteous one produces wisdom; his tongue speaks justice.

A Conservative Version

The mouth of a righteous man talks of wisdom, and his tongue speaks justice.

American Standard Version

The mouth of the righteous talketh of wisdom, And his tongue speaketh justice.

Amplified

The mouth of the [uncompromisingly] righteous utters wisdom, and his tongue speaks with justice.

Bible in Basic English

The mouth of the good man says words of wisdom; the talk of his tongue is of righteousness.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Pe The mouth of the righteous speaks wisdom, and his tongue brings forth judgment.

Julia Smith Translation

The mouth of the just one shall speak wisdom, and his tongue shall speak judgment

King James 2000

The mouth of the righteous speaks wisdom, and his tongue talks of justice.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[The] mouth of [the] righteous utters wisdom, and his tongue speaks justice.

Modern King James verseion

The mouth of the righteous speaks wisdom, and his tongue talks of judgment.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The mouth of the righteous is exercised in wisdom, and his tongue talketh of judgment.

NET Bible

The godly speak wise words and promote justice.

New Heart English Bible

The mouth of the righteous talks of wisdom. His tongue speaks justice.

The Emphasized Bible

The mouth of a righteous man, softly uttereth wisdom, and, his tongue, speaketh justice:

Webster

The mouth of the righteous speaketh wisdom, and his tongue talketh of judgment.

World English Bible

The mouth of the righteous talks of wisdom. His tongue speaks justice.

Youngs Literal Translation

The mouth of the righteous uttereth wisdom, And his tongue speaketh judgment.

Verse Info

Context Readings

Instruction In Wisdom

29 The righteous shall possess the land, and dwell therein for ever. 30 The mouth of the righteous proffereth wisdom, and his tongue speaketh judgment; 31 the law of his God is in his heart; his goings shall not slide.


Cross References

Psalm 71:15

My mouth shall declare thy righteousness, and thy salvation all the day: for I know not the numbers thereof.

Deuteronomy 6:7-9

and thou shalt impress them on thy sons, and shalt talk of them when thou sittest in thy house, and when thou goest on the way, and when thou liest down, and when thou risest up.

Psalm 71:24

My tongue also shall talk of thy righteousness all the day; for they shall be ashamed, for they shall be brought to confusion, that seek my hurt.

Proverbs 10:21

The lips of a righteous man feed many; but fools die for want of understanding.

Proverbs 10:31

The mouth of a righteous man putteth forth wisdom; but the froward tongue shall be cut out.

Proverbs 15:7

The lips of the wise disperse knowledge, but not so the heart of the foolish.

Proverbs 25:11-13

As apples of gold in pictures of silver, is a word spoken in season.

Proverbs 27:9

Ointment and perfume rejoice the heart; and the sweetness of one's friend is the fruit of hearty counsel.

Matthew 12:35

The good man out of the good treasure brings forth good things; and the wicked man out of the wicked treasure brings forth wicked things.

Ephesians 4:29

Let no corrupt word go out of your mouth, but if there be any good one for needful edification, that it may give grace to those that hear it.

Colossians 4:6

Let your word be always with grace, seasoned with salt, so as to know how ye ought to answer each one.

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