Proverbs 4:24

“Put away from thee a froward mouth, and peruerse lips put farre from thee.”

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Put away from thee a froward mouth, and perverse lips put far from thee.
- King James Version

Put away from you a deceitful mouth And put devious speech far from you.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Put away from thee a wayward mouth, And perverse lips put far from thee.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Put away from you an evil tongue, and let false lips be far from you.
- Basic English Bible

Put away from thee perverseness of mouth, and corrupt lips put far from thee.
- Darby Bible

Put away from thee a froward mouth, and perverse lips put far from thee.
- Webster's Bible

Put away from yourself a perverse mouth. Put corrupt lips far from you.
- World English Bible

Turn aside from thee a froward mouth, And perverse lips put far from thee,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Put away from thee a froward mouth, and perverse lips put far from thee.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 4:24


4:24 Mouth - All sorts of sinful words.


Discussion for Proverbs 4

  • Sharon
    proverb 4 :23 is very perfect word from god
  • Nthabiseng Madidimala
    I love proverbs 4
  • Roland
    FRO'WARD, a. L. versus: turned or looking from. Perverse, that is, turning from, with aversion or reluctance not willing to yield or comply with what is required unyielding ungovernable refractory disobedient peevish as a froward child We must understand this Fro'ward there is so much of this going around today.
  • Geraldine cole
    First thing we must do when we study the word of Jesus ie pray for understanding. Before that we must believe a nd become a child of Jesus read Act chapter 2 and do what it said Keep in mind Jesus Love all of us so much he gave his life just for u
  • Robert
    This verse is so true
  • BSP
    Verse 21~We want to keep Jehovah God's words deep within our heart so that we can make wise decisions and be pleasing to him.

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