Proverbs 24 :28

Proverbs 24 :28 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

Be not a witness against your neighbor without cause; and deceive not with your lips.

American King James Version (AKJV)

Be not a witness against your neighbor without cause; and deceive not with your lips.

American Standard Version (ASV)

Be not a witness against thy neighbor without cause; And deceive not with thy lips.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

Do not be a violent witness against your neighbour, or let your lips say what is false.

Webster's Revision

Be not a witness against thy neighbor without cause; and deceive not with thy lips.

World English Bible

Don't be a witness against your neighbor without cause. Don't deceive with your lips.

English Revised Version (ERV)

Be not a witness against thy neighbour without cause; and deceive not with thy lips.

Definitions for Proverbs 24 :28

Without - Outside.

Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 24 :28

Be not a witness - Do not be forward to offer thyself to bear testimony against a neighbor, in a matter which may prejudice him, where the essential claims of justice do not require such interference; and especially do not do this in a spirit of revenge, because he has injured thee before.

Barnes's Commentary on Proverbs 24 :28

Deceive not with thy lips - Better, wilt thou deceive with thy lips?

Wesley's Commentary on Proverbs 24 :28

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