Proverbs 25 :18

Proverbs 25 :18 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

A man that bears false witness against his neighbor 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.

Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 25 :18

Barnes's Commentary on Proverbs 25 :18

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

Wesley's Commentary on Proverbs 25 :18

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