Proverbs 10:18

“He that hideth hatred with lying lips, and he that uttereth a slander, is a fool.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Hee that hideth hatred with lying lippes, and he that vttereth a slander, is a foole.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He who conceals hatred {has} lying lips, And he who spreads slander is a fool.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He that hideth hatred is of lying lips; And he that uttereth a slander is a fool.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Hate is covered up by the lips of the upright man, but he who lets out evil about another is foolish.
- Basic English Bible

He that covereth hatred hath lying lips, and he that sendeth forth a slander is a fool.
- Darby Bible

He that hideth hatred with lying lips, and he that uttereth a slander, is a fool.
- Webster's Bible

He who hides hatred has lying lips. He who utters a slander is a fool.
- World English Bible

Whoso is covering hatred with lying lips, And whoso is bringing out an evil report is a fool.
- Youngs Literal Bible

He that hideth hatred is of lying lips; and he that uttereth a slander is a fool.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 10:18


10:18 Lying lips - With flattering words. He here condemns two opposite vices, secret hatred, and manifest slander.


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