Proverbs 19:28

“An ungodly witness scorneth judgment: and the mouth of the wicked devoureth iniquity.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 19:28

An vngodly witnesse scorneth iudgement: and the mouth of the wicked deuoureth iniquitie.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

A rascally witness makes a mockery of justice, And the mouth of the wicked spreads iniquity.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

A worthless witness mocketh at justice; And the mouth of the wicked swalloweth iniquity.
- American Standard Version (1901)

A good-for-nothing witness makes sport of the judge's decision: and the mouth of evil-doers sends out evil like a stream.
- Basic English Bible

A witness of Belial scorneth judgment, and the mouth of the wicked swalloweth down iniquity.
- Darby Bible

An ungodly witness scorneth judgment: and the mouth of the wicked devoureth iniquity.
- Webster's Bible

A corrupt witness mocks justice, and the mouth of the wicked gulps down iniquity.
- World English Bible

A worthless witness scorneth judgment, And the mouth of the wicked swalloweth iniquity.
- Youngs Literal Bible

An ungodly witness mocketh at right; and the mouth of the wicked devoureth iniquity.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 19:28

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 19:28


19:28 Scorneth - Hath no reverence to the place of justice, nor to the presence of God there. Devoureth - Utters it with greediness and delight.


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