Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

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 maliciously about me:
“When will he die and be forgotten?”
6 When one of them comes to visit, he speaks deceitfully;
he stores up evil in his heart;
he goes out and talks.
7 All who hate me whisper together about me;
they plan to harm me.


Cross References

Psalm 12:2

They lie to one another;
they speak with flattering lips and deceptive hearts.

Proverbs 26:24-26

A hateful person disguises himself with his speech
and harbors deceit within.

Nehemiah 6:1-14

When Sanballat, Tobiah, Geshem the Arab, and the rest of our enemies heard that I had rebuilt the wall and that no gap was left in it—though at that time I had not installed the doors in the gates

Jeremiah 20:10

For I have heard the gossip of many people,
“Terror is on every side!
Report him; let’s report him!”
Everyone I trusted watches for my fall.
“Perhaps he will be deceived
so that we might prevail against him
and take our vengeance on him.”

Daniel 11:27

The two kings, whose hearts are bent on evil, will speak lies at the same table but to no avail, for still the end will come at the appointed time.

Micah 7:5-7

Do not rely on a friend;
don’t trust in a close companion.
Seal your mouth
from the woman who lies in your arms.

Luke 11:53-54

When He left there, the scribes and the Pharisees began to oppose Him fiercely and to cross-examine Him about many things;

Luke 20:20-23

They watched closely and sent spies who pretended to be righteous, so they could catch Him in what He said, to hand Him over to the governor’s rule and authority.

2 Corinthians 11:26

On frequent journeys, I faced
dangers from rivers,
dangers from robbers,
dangers from my own people,
dangers from the Gentiles,
dangers in the city,
dangers in the open country,
dangers on the sea,
and dangers among false brothers;

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