Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

And when he comes to see me, he speaks falsehood;
His heart gathers wickedness to itself;
When he goes outside, he tells it.

King James Version

And if he come to see me, he speaketh vanity: his heart gathereth iniquity to itself; when he goeth abroad, he telleth it.

Holman Bible

When one of them comes to visit, he speaks deceitfully;
he stores up evil in his heart;
he goes out and talks.

International Standard Version

The one who comes to visit me speaks lies; in his heart he thinks slanderous things about me and goes around spreading them.

A Conservative Version

And if he comes to see [me], he speaks falsehood. His heart gathers iniquity to itself. When he goes abroad, he tells it.

American Standard Version

And if he come to see me , he speaketh falsehood; His heart gathereth iniquity to itself: When he goeth abroad, he telleth it.

Amplified


And when one comes to see me, he speaks empty words,
While his heart gathers malicious gossip [against me];
When he goes away, he tells it [everywhere].

Bible in Basic English

If one comes to see me, deceit is in his heart; he keeps a store of evil, which he makes public in every place.

Darby Translation

And if one come to see me, he speaketh falsehood; his heart gathereth wickedness to itself: he goeth abroad, he telleth it.

Julia Smith Translation

And if he came to see, he will speak vanity: his heart will gather vanity to him; he will go forth without; he will speak.

King James 2000

And if he comes to see me, he speaks vanity: his heart gathers iniquity to itself; when he goes abroad, he tells it.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And when one comes to see [me], he speaks falsely; his heart gathers disaster for itself. He goes out to the street; he speaks.

Modern King James verseion

And when he comes to see me, he speaks vanity; his heart gathers iniquity to itself; he goes out and speaks of it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And if he come to see me, he speaketh vanity, and his heart conceiveth falsehood within himself; and when he cometh forth, he telleth it.

NET Bible

When someone comes to visit, he pretends to be friendly; he thinks of ways to defame me, and when he leaves he slanders me.

New Heart English Bible

If he comes to see me, he speaks falsehood. His heart gathers iniquity to itself. When he goes abroad, he tells it.

The Emphasized Bible

And, if he have come to see me, Falsehood, doth he speak, His own heart, gathereth iniquity to itself, he goeth forth, abroad he telleth it.

Webster

And if he cometh to see me, he speaketh vanity: his heart gathereth iniquity to itself; when he goeth abroad, he telleth it.

World English Bible

If he comes to see me, he speaks falsehood. His heart gathers iniquity to itself. When he goes abroad, he tells it.

Youngs Literal Translation

And if he came to see -- vanity he speaketh, His heart gathereth iniquity to itself, He goeth out -- at the street he speaketh.

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Victory In Spite Of Betrayal

5 My enemies speak evil against me,
“When will he die, and his name perish?”
6 And when he comes to see me, he speaks falsehood;
His heart gathers wickedness to itself;
When he goes outside, he tells it.
7 All who hate me whisper together against me;
Against me they devise my hurt, saying,


Cross References

Psalm 12:2

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

Proverbs 26:24-26

He who hates disguises it with his lips,
But he lays up deceit in his heart.

Nehemiah 6:1-14

Now when it was reported to Sanballat, Tobiah, to Geshem the Arab and to the rest of our enemies that I had rebuilt the wall, and that no breach remained in it, although at that time I had not set up the doors in the gates,

Jeremiah 20:10

For I have heard the whispering of many,
Terror on every side!
Denounce him; yes, let us denounce him!”
All my trusted friends,
Watching for my fall, say:
“Perhaps he will be deceived, so that we may prevail against him
And take our revenge on him.”

Daniel 11:27

As for both kings, their hearts will be intent on evil, and they will speak lies to each other at the same table; but it will not succeed, for the end is still to come at the appointed time.

Micah 7:5-7

Do not trust in a neighbor;
Do not have confidence in a friend.
From her who lies in your bosom
Guard your lips.

Luke 11:53-54

When He left there, the scribes and the Pharisees began to be very hostile and to question Him closely on many subjects,

Luke 20:20-23

So they watched Him, and sent spies who pretended to be righteous, in order that they might catch Him in some statement, so that they could deliver Him to the rule and the authority of the governor.

2 Corinthians 11:26

I have been on frequent journeys, in dangers from rivers, dangers from robbers, dangers from my countrymen, dangers from the Gentiles, dangers in the city, dangers in the wilderness, dangers on the sea, dangers among false brethren;

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