Proverbs 12:17

He that speaketh truth sheweth forth righteousness: but a false witness deceit.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 12:17

He that speaketh trueth, sheweth foorth righteousnesse: but a false witnesse, deceit.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He who speaks truth tells what is right, But a false witness, deceit.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He that uttereth truth showeth forth righteousness; But a false witness, deceit.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The breathing out of true words gives knowledge of righteousness; but a false witness gives out deceit.
- Basic English Bible

He that uttereth truth sheweth forth righteousness; but a false witness deceit.
- Darby Bible

He that speaketh truth showeth forth righteousness: but a false witness, deceit.
- Webster's Bible

He who is truthful testifies honestly, but a false witness lies.
- World English Bible

Whoso uttereth faithfulness declareth righteousness, And a false witness -- deceit.
- Youngs Literal Bible

He that breatheth forth truth uttereth righteousness; but a false witness deceit.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 12:17

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 12:17


12:17 Deceit - He who uses himself to lying in his common talk, will use falsehood and deceit in judgment.


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