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Proverbs 26:28

    Proverbs 26:28 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

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

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    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 whom it hath wounded; 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.

    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' Notes on Proverbs 26:28

    The lying tongue hates its victims.