Psalms 15:3

He that backbiteth not with his tongue, nor doeth evil to his neighbour, nor taketh up a reproach against his neighbour.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Hee that backbiteth not with his tongue, nor doth euill to his neighbour, nor taketh vp a reproach against his neighbour.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He does not slander with his tongue, Nor does evil to his neighbor, Nor takes up a reproach against his friend;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He that slandereth not with his tongue, Nor doeth evil to his friend, Nor taketh up a reproach against his neighbor;
- American Standard Version (1901)

Whose tongue is not false, who does no evil to his friend, and does not take away the good name of his neighbour;
- Basic English Bible

[He that] slandereth not with his tongue, doeth not evil to his companion, nor taketh up a reproach against his neighbour;
- Darby Bible

He that backbiteth not with his tongue, nor doeth evil to his neighbor, nor taketh up a reproach against his neighbor.
- Webster's Bible

He who doesn't slander with his tongue, nor does evil to his friend, nor casts slurs against his fellow man;
- World English Bible

He hath not slandered by his tongue, He hath not done to his friend evil; And reproach he hath not lifted up Against his neighbour.
- Youngs Literal Bible

That hath no slander upon his tongue, nor doeth evil to his fellow, nor taketh up a reproach against his neighbour;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 15:3


15:3 He - He that doth not speak evil of his neighbour. Neighbour - That is, any man. Nor taketh - Into his mouth, doth not raise it, neither spread or propagate it; or believe it without sufficient reason.


Discussion for Psalms 15:3

  • Angela oduah for verse 3
    He that does not speak evil of any man behind him or listen read gossip about others or harbour bitterness unforginess ill feeling against any man.

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