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Proverbs 26:22

    Proverbs 26:22 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    The words of a talebearer are as wounds, and they go down into the innermost parts of the belly.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    The words of a talebearer are as wounds, and they go down into the innermost parts of the belly.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    The words of a whisperer are as dainty morsels, And they go down into the innermost parts.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    The words of one who says evil of his neighbour secretly are like sweet food, they go down into the inner parts of the stomach.

    Webster's Revision

    The words of a whisperer are as dainty morsels, And they go down into the innermost parts.

    World English Bible

    The words of a whisperer are as dainty morsels, they go down into the innermost parts.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    The words of a whisperer are as dainty morsels, and they go down into the innermost parts of the belly.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 26:22

    The words of a tale-bearer - The same with Proverbs 18:8 (note), where see the note.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 26:22

    Compare the marginal reference note.