Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

Behold, they belch out with their mouth; Swords are in their lips: For who,'say they , doth hear?

New American Standard Bible

Behold, they belch forth with their mouth;
Swords are in their lips,
For, they say, “Who hears?”

King James Version

Behold, they belch out with their mouth: swords are in their lips: for who, say they, doth hear?

Holman Bible

Look, they spew from their mouths—
sharp words from their lips.
“For who,” they say, “will hear?”

International Standard Version

Look what pours out of their mouths! They use their lips like swords, saying "Who will hear us?"

A Conservative Version

Behold, they belch out with their mouth. Swords are in their lips, for [they say], Who hears?

Amplified


Look how they belch out [insults] with their mouths;
Swords [of sarcasm, ridicule, slander, and lies] are in their lips,
For they say, “Who hears us?”

Bible in Basic English

See, hate is dropping from their lips; curses are on their tongues: they say, Who gives attention to it?

Darby Translation

Behold, they belch out with their mouth; swords are in their lips: for who say they doth hear?

Julia Smith Translation

Behold, they will gush out with their mouth: swords in their lips: for who heard?

King James 2000

Behold, they bellow out with their mouths: swords are in their lips: for who, say they, does hear?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Look, they pour out [talk] with their mouth. Swords [are] on their lips, for [they say], "Who hears?"

Modern King James verseion

Behold, they bellow out with their mouth; swords are in their lips; for they say, Who hears?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Behold, they speak against me with their mouth, and swords are under their lips, for who reproveth them?

NET Bible

Look, they hurl insults at me and openly threaten to kill me, for they say, "Who hears?"

New Heart English Bible

Behold, they spew with their mouth. Swords are in their lips, "For," they say, "who hears us?"

The Emphasized Bible

Lo! they belch forth with their mouth, Swords, are in their lips, For say they , Who doth hear?

Webster

Behold, they belch out with their mouth: swords are in their lips: for who, say they, doth hear?

World English Bible

Behold, they spew with their mouth. Swords are in their lips, "For," they say, "who hears us?"

Youngs Literal Translation

Lo, they belch out with their mouths, Swords are in their lips, for 'Who heareth?'

References

Hastings

Verse Info

Context Readings

God Our Stronghold

6 They return at evening, they howl like a dog, And go round about the city. 7 Behold, they belch out with their mouth; Swords are in their lips: For who,'say they , doth hear? 8 But thou, O Jehovah, wilt laugh at them; Thou wilt have all the nations in derision.


Cross References

Psalm 57:4

My soul is among lions; I lie among them that are set on fire, Even the sons of men, whose teeth are spears and arrows, And their tongue a sharp sword.

Psalm 10:11

He saith in his heart, God hath forgotten; He hideth his face; he will never see it.

Proverbs 15:2

The tongue of the wise uttereth knowledge aright; But the mouth of fools poureth out folly.

Psalm 73:11

And they say, How doth God know? And is there knowledge in the Most High?

Proverbs 12:18

There is that speaketh rashly like the piercings of a sword; But the tongue of the wise is health.

Job 22:12-13

Is not God in the height of heaven? And behold the height of the stars, how high they are!

Psalm 10:13

Wherefore doth the wicked contemn God, And say in his heart, Thou wilt not require it ?

Psalm 55:21

His mouth was smooth as butter, But his heart was war: His words were softer than oil, Yet were they drawn swords.

Psalm 64:3-5

Who have whet their tongue like a sword, And have aimed their arrows, even bitter words,

Psalm 94:4

They prate, they speak arrogantly: All the workers of iniquity boast themselves.

Psalm 94:7-9

And they say, Jehovah will not see, Neither will the God of Jacob consider.

Psalm 109:2-3

For the mouth of the wicked and the mouth of deceit have they opened against me: They have spoken unto me with a lying tongue.

Proverbs 15:28

The heart of the righteous studieth to answer; But the mouth of the wicked poureth out evil things.

Jeremiah 33:24

Considerest thou not what this people have spoken, saying, The two families which Jehovah did choose, he hath cast them off? thus do they despise my people, that they should be no more a nation before them.

Matthew 12:34

Ye offspring of vipers, how can ye, being evil, speak good things? for out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh.

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