Proverbs 14:5

“A faithful witness will not lie: but a false witness will utter lies.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 14:5

A faithfull witnesse will not lye: but a false witnesse will vtter lyes.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

A trustworthy witness will not lie, But a false witness utters lies.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

A faithful witness will not lie; But a false witness uttereth lies.
- American Standard Version (1901)

A true witness does not say what is false, but a false witness is breathing out deceit.
- Basic English Bible

A faithful witness will not lie; but a false witness uttereth lies.
- Darby Bible

A faithful witness will not lie: but a false witness will utter lies.
- Webster's Bible

A truthful witness will not lie, but a false witness pours out lies.
- World English Bible

A faithful witness lieth not, And a false witness breatheth out lies.
- Youngs Literal Bible

A faithful witness will not lie; but a false witness breatheth forth lies.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 14:5

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 14:5


14:3 A rod - His insolent speeches as they are like a rod, offensive to others, so, they make a rod for their own backs.

14:4 The crib - The stable is empty of food for cattle, and much more for man. In the same sense cleanness of teeth is put for famine, #Amos 4:6|. The strength - By their labours, or by diligence in husbandry, which then was principally managed by oxen.

14:6 Findeth it not - Because he doth not seek it aright. That understandeth - That is honest and pious.


Discussion for Proverbs 14:5



 

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