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Proverbs 12:13

    Proverbs 12:13 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    The wicked is snared by the transgression of his lips: but the just shall come out of trouble.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    The wicked is snared by the transgression of his lips: but the just shall come out of trouble.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    In the transgression of the lips is a snare to the evil man; But the righteous shall come out of trouble.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    In the sin of the lips is a net which takes the sinner, but the upright man will come out of trouble.

    Webster's Revision

    In the transgression of the lips is a snare to the evil man; But the righteous shall come out of trouble.

    World English Bible

    An evil man is trapped by sinfulness of lips, but the righteous shall come out of trouble.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    In the transgression of the lips is a snare to the evil man: but the righteous shall come out of trouble.

    Definitions for Proverbs 12:13

    Transgression - Wrong-doing; a violation of a law.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 12:13

    The wicked is snared by the transgression of his lips - A man who deals in lies and false oaths will sooner or later be found out to his own ruin. There is another proverb as true as this: A liar had need of a good memory; for as the truth is not in him, he says and unsays, and often contradicts himself.