Proverbs 26:28

“A lying tongue hateth those that are afflicted by it; and a flattering mouth worketh ruin.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

A lying tongue hateth those that are afflicted by it, and a flattering mouth worketh ruine.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

A lying tongue hates those it crushes, And a flattering mouth works ruin.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

A lying tongue hateth those whom it hath wounded; And a flattering mouth worketh ruin.
- American Standard Version (1901)

A false tongue has hate for those who have clean hearts, and a smooth mouth is a cause of falling.
- Basic English Bible

A lying tongue hateth those that are injured by it, and a flattering mouth worketh ruin.
- Darby Bible

A lying tongue hateth those that are afflicted by it; and a flattering mouth worketh ruin.
- Webster's Bible

A lying tongue hates those it hurts; and a flattering mouth works ruin.
- World English Bible

A lying tongue hateth its bruised ones, And a flattering mouth worketh an overthrow!
- Youngs Literal Bible

A lying tongue hateth those that are crushed by it; and a flattering mouth worketh ruin.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Proverbs 26

  • Steve morrow
    pro 26:16 the sluggard is wiser in his own conceit than seven men that can render a reason acts 17:11these were more noble than those in Thessalonica in that they received the word with all readiness of mind and searched the scriptures daily whether those things were so 2 tim 2:15 study to show thyself approved unto GOD a workman that needeth not to be ashamed rightly dividing the word of truth
  • Dennis
    Esther 8 18 Last verse last portion And many people became jews that day because fear of the jews fell upon the people
  • Steve morrow
    PRO 26:16 THE SLUGGARD IS WISER IN HIS OWN CONCEIT THAN SEVEN MEN THAT CAN RENDER A REASON ACTS 17:11 THESE WERE MORE NOBLE THAN THOSE IN THESSALONICA IN THAT THEY RECEIVED THE WORD WITH ALL READINESS OF MIND AND SEARCHED THE SCRIPTURES DAILY WHETHER THOSE THINGS WERE SO 2 TIM2:15 STUDY TO SHOW THYSELF APPROVED UNTO GOD A WORKMAN THAT NEEDETH NOT TO BE ASHAMED RIGHTLY DIVIDING THE WORD OF TRUTH
  • Irene123
    I change not; therefore ye sons of Jacob are not consumed", Mal. 3:6
  • Irene123
    I know there are not just 'some' who are predestined for salvation; Acts 10:34; 2 Sam. 14:14; @ Chr. 19:7; Rom. 2:11; and several more. It' not His will that any be lost. In the O.T., even tho' the Israelites were His chosen - even a heathen could be of His people if he was circumcised and obeyed the law. God really was no respecter even back then. "I change not; .................."
  • Justme
    Pray for me that sounds like me my habit.

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