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Proverbs 24:28

    Proverbs 24:28 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Be not a witness against thy neighbour without cause; and deceive not with thy 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' Notes on Proverbs 24:28

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