Proverbs 10:11

“The mouth of a righteous man is a well of life: but violence covereth the mouth of the wicked.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 10:11

The mouth of a righteous man is a well of life: but violence couereth the mouth of the wicked.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The mouth of the righteous is a fountain of life, But the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The mouth of the righteous is a fountain of life; But violence covereth the mouth of the wicked.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The mouth of the upright man is a fountain of life, but the mouth of the evil-doer is a bitter cup.
- Basic English Bible

The mouth of a righteous [man] is a fountain of life; but the mouth of the wicked covereth violence.
- Darby Bible

The mouth of a righteous man is a well of life: but violence covereth the mouth of the wicked.
- Webster's Bible

The mouth of the righteous is a spring of life, but violence covers the mouth of the wicked.
- World English Bible

A fountain of life [is] the mouth of the righteous, And the mouth of the wicked cover doth violence.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The mouth of the righteous is a fountain of life; but the mouth of the wicked concealeth violence.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 10:11

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 10:11


10:9 Surely - Or, securely, or confidently, as the word properly signifies; quietly resting upon God's favour and gracious providence for his protections. Known - His wickedness shall be publickly discovered.

10:10 Winketh - That secretly designs mischief against others, as this phrase is used, #Psal 35:19|.

10:13 Wisdom - This wisdom shews itself in his speech. A rod - Rebukes from God and men.


Discussion for Proverbs 10:11



 

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