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He that speaketh truth sheweth forth righteousness: but a false witness deceit.
- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
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Other Translations of Proverbs 12:17
He that speaketh trueth, sheweth foorth righteousnesse: but a false witnesse, deceit.- King James Version (1611)
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He who speaks truth tells what is right, But a false witness, deceit.- New American Standard Version (1995)
He that uttereth truth showeth forth righteousness; But a false witness, deceit.- American Standard Version (1901)
The breathing out of true words gives knowledge of righteousness; but a false witness gives out deceit.- Basic English Bible
He that uttereth truth sheweth forth righteousness; but a false witness deceit.- Darby Bible
He that speaketh that which he knoweth, sheweth forth justice: but he that lieth, is a deceitful witness. - Douay Rheims Bible
He that speaketh truth showeth forth righteousness: but a false witness, deceit. - Webster's Bible
He who is truthful testifies honestly, but a false witness lies.- World English Bible
Whoso uttereth faithfulness declareth righteousness, And a false witness -- deceit.- Youngs Literal Bible
He that breatheth forth truth uttereth righteousness; but a false witness deceit.- Jewish Publication Society Bible
View Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 12:17
12:17 Deceit - He who uses himself to lying in his common talk, will use falsehood and deceit in judgment.
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