Proverbs 10:20

“The tongue of the just is as choice silver: the heart of the wicked is little worth.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The tongue of the iust is as choise siluer: the heart of the wicked is little worth.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The tongue of the righteous is {as} choice silver, The heart of the wicked is {worth} little.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The tongue of the righteous is `as' choice silver: The heart of the wicked is little worth.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The tongue of the upright man is like tested silver: the heart of the evil-doer is of little value.
- Basic English Bible

The tongue of the righteous [man] is [as] choice silver; the heart of the wicked is little worth.
- Darby Bible

The tongue of the just is as choice silver: the heart of the wicked is little worth.
- Webster's Bible

The tongue of the righteous is like choice silver. The heart of the wicked is of little worth.
- World English Bible

The tongue of the righteous [is] chosen silver, The heart of the wicked -- as a little thing.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The tongue of the righteous is as choice silver; the heart of the wicked is little worth.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 10:20


10:20 Is - Of great worth and use. Heart - And consequently the tongue.


Discussion for Proverbs 10:20

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