Psalms 10:7

“His mouth is full of cursing, and deceit, and fraud: vnder his tongue is mischiefe and vanitie.”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

His mouth is full of cursing and deceit and fraud: under his tongue [is] mischief and vanity.
- King James Version

His mouth is full of curses and deceit and oppression; Under his tongue is mischief and wickedness.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

His mouth is full of cursing and deceit and oppression: Under his tongue is mischief and iniquity.
- American Standard Version (1901)

His mouth is full of cursing and deceit and false words: under his tongue are evil purposes and dark thoughts.
- Basic English Bible

His mouth is full of cursing, and deceit, and oppression; under his tongue is mischief and iniquity.
- Darby Bible

His mouth is full of cursing and deceit and fraud: under his tongue is mischief and vanity.
- Webster's Bible

His mouth is full of cursing, deceit, and oppression. Under his tongue is mischief and iniquity.
- World English Bible

Of oaths his mouth is full, And deceits, and fraud: Under his tongue [is] perverseness and iniquity,
- Youngs Literal Bible

His mouth is full of cursing and deceit and oppression; under his tongue is mischief and iniquity.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 10:7


10:7 Tongue - Under his fair and plausible speeches, mischief is hid and covered. Vanity - Or, injury, the vexation or oppression of other men.


Discussion for Psalms 10

  • Steve morrow
    PSALM 10:2 THE WICKED IN HIS PRIDE DOTH PERSECUTE THE POOR LET THEM BE TAKEN IN THE DEVICES THAT THEY AVE IMAGINED JEREMIAH 13:10
  • BSP
    Verse 1~This verse shows that when we are surrounded by wickedness and see bad things happening we can think that God is far away from us. It is ok to express these feelings in prayer to Jehovah God.
  • Steve morrow
    PSALM 10:3 FOR THE WICKED BOASTETH OF HIS HEARTS DESIRE AND BLESSETH THE COVETOUS WHOM THE LORD ABHORRETH -- JAMES 4:2 you lust and have not you kill and desire to have and cannot obtain you fight and war yet you have not because you ask not ***4:3***YOU ASK AND RECEIVE NOT BEACAUSE YOU ASK AMISS THAT YOU MAY CONSUME IT UPON YOUR OWN LUSTS
  • Barbara Breeden
    Always! Start my reading in psalms!!!!
  • Sunshine
    To me this reminds me that if we remain humble and holy in honorng him and making our requests known to him in prayer that he will do the same by honoring and hearing us when we do pray . As he speaks in his word 1 Peter 5:6-7 King James Version KJV 6 Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time: 7 Casting all your care upon him for he careth for you.
  • Mild Bill
    We see/experience the trouble caused by the wicked and,in our impatience,cry to God for justice,now.The wicked exist only in the mercy of God, as he withholds judgement,as with believers also.Known only to God is his plan for every person. "I will have mercy on whom I will have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I will have compassion."Rom9:15 Having grace we ought to pray,thy will be done.

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