Proverbs 16:27

“An ungodly man diggeth up evil: and in his lips there is as a burning fire.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 16:27

An vngodly man diggeth vp euill: and in his lips there is as a burning fire.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

A worthless man digs up evil, While his words are like scorching fire.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

A worthless man deviseth mischief; And in his lips there is as a scorching fire.
- American Standard Version (1901)

A good-for-nothing man is a designer of evil, and in his lips there is a burning fire.
- Basic English Bible

A man of Belial diggeth up evil, and on his lips there is as a scorching fire.
- Darby Bible

An ungodly man diggeth up evil: and in his lips there is as a burning fire.
- Webster's Bible

A worthless man devises mischief. His speech is like a scorching fire.
- World English Bible

A worthless man is preparing evil, And on his lips -- as a burning fire.
- Youngs Literal Bible

An ungodly man diggeth up evil, and in his lips there is as a burning fire.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 16:27

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 16:27


16:27 Diggeth up - Prosecutes his evil designs with great industry. His lips - His tongue is set on fire of hell.


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