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Bible in Basic English

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

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?

American Standard Version

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

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?”

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 come back in the evening; they make a noise like a dog, and go round the town. 7 See, hate is dropping from their lips; curses are on their tongues: they say, Who gives attention to it? 8 But you are laughing at them, O Lord; you will make sport of all the nations.


Cross References

Psalm 57:4

My soul is among lions; I am stretched out among those who are on fire, even the sons of men, whose teeth are spears and arrows, and whose tongue is a sharp sword.

Psalm 10:11

He says in his heart, God has no memory of me: his face is turned away; he will never see it.

Proverbs 15:2

Knowledge is dropping from the tongue of the wise; but from the mouth of the foolish comes a stream of foolish words.

Psalm 73:11

And they say, How will the Lord see this? is there knowledge in the Most High?

Proverbs 12:18

There are some whose uncontrolled talk is like the wounds of a sword, but the tongue of the wise makes one well again.

Job 22:12-13

Is not God as high as heaven? and see the stars, how high they are!

Psalm 10:13

Why has the evil-doer a low opinion of God, saying in his heart, You will not make search for it?

Psalm 55:21

The words of his mouth were smoother than butter, but war was in his heart; his words were softer than oil, but they were sharp swords.

Psalm 64:3-5

Who make their tongues sharp like a sword, and whose arrows are pointed, even bitter words;

Psalm 94:4

Words of pride come from their lips; all the workers of evil say great things of themselves.

Psalm 94:7-9

And they say, Jah will not see it, the God of Jacob will not give thought to it.

Psalm 109:2-3

For the mouth of the sinner is open against me in deceit: his tongue has said false things against me.

Proverbs 15:28

The heart of the upright gives thought to his answer; but from the mouth of the evil-doer comes a stream of evil things.

Jeremiah 33:24

Have you taken note of what these people have said, The two families, which the Lord took for himself, he has given up? This they say, looking down on my people as being, in their eyes, no longer a nation.

Matthew 12:34

You offspring of snakes, how are you, being evil, able to say good things? because out of the heart's store come the words of the mouth.

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