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
  • Rev. Dr. EdgarJ Moss for verse 22
    It is abundantly clear, that he she who lies, does not have an advocate in the Lord!!!!! This individual cannot, and will not ever, see the Kingdom of Heaven!!!! They are with out hope!!!!!