Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

You sit; you speak against your brother; you slander your own mother's son.

New American Standard Bible

“You sit and speak against your brother;
You slander your own mother’s son.

King James Version

Thou sittest and speakest against thy brother; thou slanderest thine own mother's son.

Holman Bible

You sit, maligning your brother,
slandering your mother’s son.

International Standard Version

You sit and speak against your brother; you slander your own mother's son.

A Conservative Version

Thou sit and speak against thy brother; thou slander thine own mother's son.

American Standard Version

Thou sittest and speakest against thy brother; Thou slanderest thine own mother's son.

Amplified


“You sit and speak against your brother;
You slander your own mother’s son.

Darby Translation

Thou sittest and speakest against thy brother, thou revilest thine own mother's son:

Julia Smith Translation

Thou wilt sit, and thou wilt speak against thy brother; against the son of thy, mother thou wilt give a stumbling-block.

King James 2000

You sit and speak against your brother; you slander your own mother's son.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You sit and speak against your brother; you slander your mother's son.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thou sittest and speakest against thy brother, yea and slanderest thine own mother's son.

NET Bible

You plot against your brother; you slander your own brother.

New Heart English Bible

You sit and speak against your brother. You slander your own mother's son.

The Emphasized Bible

Thou wouldst sit down - Against thine own brother, wouldst thou speak, Against thine own mother's son, wouldst thou expose a fault: -

Webster

Thou sittest and speakest against thy brother; thou slanderest thy own mother's son.

World English Bible

You sit and speak against your brother. You slander your own mother's son.

Youngs Literal Translation

Thou sittest, against thy brother thou speakest, Against a son of thy mother givest slander.

Verse Info

Context Readings

God As Judge

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. 21 These things you have done, and I have kept silence; you thought that I was like yourself, but I will rebuke you, and set in order before your eyes.


Cross References

Matthew 10:21

And brother will deliver up brother to death, and the father his child. And the children shall rise up against their parents and cause them to be put to death.

Leviticus 19:16

You shall not go as a slanderer among your people; you shall not stand against the blood of your neighbor. I am Jehovah.

Psalm 31:18

Let the lying lips be put to silence; the lips which speak proudly against the righteous, with pride and scorn.

Proverbs 10:18

He who hides hatred with lying lips, and he who speaks a slander, is a fool.

Matthew 5:11

Blessed are you when men shall revile you and persecute you, and shall say all kinds of evil against you falsely, for My sake.

Luke 22:65

And they spoke many other things blasphemously against Him.

1 Timothy 3:11

Even so their wives are to be reverent, not slanderers, temperate, faithful in all things.

Titus 2:3

Let the aged women likewise be in reverent behavior, not slanderers, not enslaved by much wine, teachers of good;

Revelation 12:10

And I heard a great voice saying in Heaven, Now has come the salvation and power and the kingdom of our God, and the authority of His Christ. For the accuser of our brothers is cast down, who accused them before our God day and night.

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