Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

You give your mouth to evil, and your tongue frames deceit.

New American Standard Bible

“You let your mouth loose in evil
And your tongue frames deceit.

King James Version

Thou givest thy mouth to evil, and thy tongue frameth deceit.

Holman Bible

You unleash your mouth for evil
and harness your tongue for deceit.

International Standard Version

You give your mouth free reign for evil, and your tongue devises deceit.

A Conservative Version

Thou give thy mouth to evil, and thy tongue frames deceit.

American Standard Version

Thou givest thy mouth to evil, And thy tongue frameth deceit.

Amplified


“You give your mouth to evil
And your tongue frames deceit.

Darby Translation

Thou lettest thy mouth loose to evil, and thy tongue frameth deceit;

Julia Smith Translation

Thou sentest thy month into evil, and thy tongue will contrive deceit

King James 2000

You give your mouth to evil, and your tongue frames deceit.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You give your mouth free rein for evil, and you harness your tongue to deceit.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thou lettest thy mouth speak wickedness, and thy tongue painteth deceit.

NET Bible

You do damage with words, and use your tongue to deceive.

New Heart English Bible

"You give your mouth to evil. Your tongue frames deceit.

The Emphasized Bible

Thy mouth, hast thou thrust into wickedness, And, thy tongue, kept weaving deceit;

Webster

Thou givest thy mouth to evil, and thy tongue frameth deceit.

World English Bible

"You give your mouth to evil. Your tongue frames deceit.

Youngs Literal Translation

Thy mouth thou hast sent forth with evil, And thy tongue joineth deceit together,

Verse Info

Context Readings

God As Judge

18 When you saw a thief, then you were pleased to be with him, and you have taken part with adulterers. 19 You give your mouth to evil, and your tongue frames deceit. 20 You sit; you speak against your brother; you slander your own mother's son.


Cross References

Psalm 10:7

His mouth is full of cursing and deceit and fraud; under his tongue are mischief and vanity.

Psalm 5:9

For there is no faithfulness in their mouth; their inward part is wickedness; their throat is an open grave; they flatter with their tongue.

Psalm 12:2-3

They speak vanity each one with his neighbor; with flattering lips and a double heart they speak.

Psalm 36:3-4

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

Psalm 52:2-4

Your tongue devises evil, like a sharp razor, working deceitfully.

Psalm 55:12

For it is not an enemy who reviled me; then I could have borne it; it is not one who hates me who magnified himself against me; or I would hide myself from him;

Psalm 55:21

The butterings of his mouth were forked, but war was in his heart; his words were softer than oil, yet they were drawn swords.

Psalm 64:3-5

who sharpen their tongue like a sword, they tread their arrows, even a bitter word,

Isaiah 59:3-4

For your hands are defiled with blood, and your fingers with iniquity; your lips have spoken lies, your tongue has muttered perverseness.

Jeremiah 9:5

And everyone will deceive his neighbor and will not speak the truth; they have taught their tongue to speak lies, and they weary themselves to commit iniquity.

Hosea 4:2

There is lying, and swearing, and killing, and stealing, and the committing of adultery; and blood touches blood.

Romans 3:13-14

"Their throat is an open grave, with their tongues they have used deceit, the poison of asps is under their lips;

James 3:5-9

Even so the tongue is a little member and boasts great things. Behold how little a fire kindles how large a forest!

Revelation 21:8

But the fearful, and the unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, will have their part in the Lake burning with fire and brimstone, which is the second death.

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