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Proverbs 19:28

    Proverbs 19:28 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    An ungodly witness scorneth judgment: and the mouth of the wicked devoureth iniquity.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    An ungodly witness scorns judgment: and the mouth of the wicked devours iniquity.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    A worthless witness mocketh at justice; And the mouth of the wicked swalloweth iniquity.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    A good-for-nothing witness makes sport of the judge's decision: and the mouth of evil-doers sends out evil like a stream.

    Webster's Revision

    A worthless witness mocketh at justice; And the mouth of the wicked swalloweth iniquity.

    World English Bible

    A corrupt witness mocks justice, and the mouth of the wicked gulps down iniquity.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    A worthless witness mocketh at judgment: and the mouth of the wicked swalloweth iniquity.

    Definitions for Proverbs 19:28

    Iniquity - Sin; wickedness; evil.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 19:28

    Ungodly witness - literally, "Witness of Belial," "worthless," "untruthful."

    Devoureth iniquity - Seizes on it eagerly, as a dainty, lives on it.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 19:28

    19:28 Scorneth - Hath no reverence to the place of justice, nor to the presence of God there. Devoureth - Utters it with greediness and delight.