Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

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.

Darby Translation

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

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 will inherit the land
and dwell in it permanently.
30 The mouth of the righteous utters wisdom;
his tongue speaks what is just.
31 The instruction of his God is in his heart;
his steps do not falter.


Cross References

Psalm 71:15

My mouth will tell about Your righteousness
and Your salvation all day long,
though I cannot sum them up.

Deuteronomy 6:7-9

Repeat them to your children. Talk about them when you sit in your house and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up.

Psalm 71:24

Therefore, my tongue will proclaim
Your righteousness all day long,
for those who seek my harm
will be disgraced and confounded.

Proverbs 10:21

The lips of the righteous feed many,
but fools die for lack of sense.

Proverbs 10:31

The mouth of the righteous produces wisdom,
but a perverse tongue will be cut out.

Proverbs 15:7

The lips of the wise broadcast knowledge,
but not so the heart of fools.

Proverbs 25:11-13

A word spoken at the right time
is like gold apples on a silver tray.

Proverbs 27:9

Oil and incense bring joy to the heart,
and the sweetness of a friend is better than self-counsel.

Matthew 12:35

A good man produces good things from his storeroom of good, and an evil man produces evil things from his storeroom of evil.

Ephesians 4:29

No foul language is to come from your mouth, but only what is good for building up someone in need, so that it gives grace to those who hear.

Colossians 4:6

Your speech should always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you should answer each person.

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