Proverbs 26 :28

Proverbs 26 :28 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

A lying tongue hates those that are afflicted by it; and a flattering mouth works ruin.

King James Version (KJV)

A lying tongue hates those that are afflicted by it; and a flattering mouth works ruin.

American Standard Version (ASV)

A lying tongue hateth those whom it hath wounded; And a flattering mouth worketh ruin.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

A false tongue has hate for those who have clean hearts, and a smooth mouth is a cause of falling.

Webster's Revision

A lying tongue hateth those that are afflicted by it; and a flattering mouth worketh ruin.

World English Bible

A lying tongue hates those it hurts; and a flattering mouth works ruin.

English Revised Version (ERV)

A lying tongue hateth those whom it hath wounded; and a flattering mouth worketh ruin.

Definitions for Proverbs 26 :28

Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 26 :28

A lying tongue hateth those that are afflicted by it - He that injures another hates him in proportion to the injury he has done him; and, strange to tell, in proportion to the innocence of the oppressed. The debtor cannot bear the sight of his creditor; nor the knave, of him whom he has injured.

Barnes' Commentary on Proverbs 26 :28

The lying tongue hates its victims.

Wesley's Commentary on Proverbs 26 :28

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