Proverbs 19 :28

Proverbs 19 :28 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

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

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

Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 19 :28

Barnes's Commentary 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 Commentary 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.
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