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 for Proverbs 26:28

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

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 26:28

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 26:28


26:26 Deceit - With false professions of love.

26:27 Rolleth - Up the hill with design to do mischief to some person.


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