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Proverbs 12:6

    Proverbs 12:6 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    The words of the wicked are to lie in wait for blood: but the mouth of the upright shall deliver them.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    The words of the wicked are to lie in wait for blood: but the mouth of the upright shall deliver them.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    The words of the wicked are of lying in wait for blood; But the mouth of the upright shall deliver them.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    The words of sinners are destruction for the upright; but the mouth of upright men is their salvation.

    Webster's Revision

    The words of the wicked are of lying in wait for blood; But the mouth of the upright shall deliver them.

    World English Bible

    The words of the wicked are about lying in wait for blood, but the speech of the upright rescues them.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    The words of the wicked are of lying in wait for blood: but the mouth of the upright shall deliver them.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 12:6

    Shall deliver them - i. e., The righteous themselves.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 12:6

    12:6 Lie in wait - Are designed to entrap others, and to destroy them. Deliver them - From those that lie in wait for them.