Proverbs 26 :22

Proverbs 26 :22 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

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

King James Version (KJV)

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 tale-bearer are as wounds, and they go down into the innermost parts of the belly.

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.

Definitions for Proverbs 26 :22

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' Commentary on Proverbs 26 :22

Compare the marginal reference note.

Wesley's Commentary on Proverbs 26 :22

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