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Proverbs 21:28

    Proverbs 21:28 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    A false witness shall perish: but the man that heareth speaketh constantly.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    A false witness shall perish: but the man that hears speaks constantly.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    A false witness shall perish; But the man that heareth shall speak so as to endure.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    A false witness will be cut off, ...

    Webster's Revision

    A false witness shall perish; But the man that heareth shall speak so as to endure.

    World English Bible

    A false witness will perish, and a man who listens speaks to eternity.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    A false witness shall perish: but the man that heareth shall speak unchallenged.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 21:28

    Speaketh constantly - His testimony abides evermore who repeats simply what he has heard, whether from the lips of men or from the voice within, in contrast with "the false witness."

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 21:28

    21:28 Heareth - He witnesses nothing but what he has heard or seen. Constantly - Always affirms the same thing.