Proverbs 12:22

“Lying lips are abomination to the LORD: but they that deal truly are his delight.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Lying lippes are abomination to the Lord: but they that deale truely, are his delight.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Lying lips are an abomination to the LORD, But those who deal faithfully are His delight.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Lying lips are an abomination to Jehovah; But they that deal truly are his delight.
- American Standard Version (1901)

False lips are hated by the Lord, but those whose acts are true are his delight.
- Basic English Bible

Lying lips are an abomination to Jehovah; but they that deal truly are his delight.
- Darby Bible

Lying lips are abomination to the LORD: but they that deal truly are his delight.
- Webster's Bible

Lying lips are an abomination to Yahweh, but those who do the truth are his delight.
- World English Bible

An abomination to Jehovah [are] lying lips, And stedfast doers [are] his delight.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Lying lips are an abomination to the LORD; but they that deal truly are His delight.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Proverbs 12:22

  • Another translation says the Lord hates people who lie, is better for christians to flee from lies and deal truly to be the lords delight