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Proverbs 25:18

    Proverbs 25:18 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    A man that beareth false witness against his neighbour is a maul, and a sword, and a sharp arrow.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    A man that bears false witness against his neighbor is a maul, and a sword, and a sharp arrow.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    A man that beareth false witness against his neighbor Is a maul, and a sword, and a sharp arrow.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    One who gives false witness against his neighbour is a hammer and a sword and a sharp arrow.

    Webster's Revision

    A man that beareth false witness against his neighbor Is a maul, and a sword, and a sharp arrow.

    World English Bible

    A man who gives false testimony against his neighbor is like a club, a sword, or a sharp arrow.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    A man that beareth false witness against his neighbour is a maul, and a sword, and a sharp arrow.

    Definitions for Proverbs 25:18

    Maul - A club or mallet.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 25:18

    Maul - A heavy sledge hammer. The word is connected with "malleus:" its diminutive "mallet" is still in use.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 25:18

    25:18 A sword - Is as cruel and pernicious as any instrument of death.