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Proverbs 27:6

    Proverbs 27:6 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Faithful are the wounds of a friend; but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Faithful are the wounds of a friend; but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Faithful are the wounds of a friend; But the kisses of an enemy are profuse.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    The wounds of a friend are given in good faith, but the kisses of a hater are false.

    Webster's Revision

    Faithful are the wounds of a friend; But the kisses of an enemy are profuse.

    World English Bible

    Faithful are the wounds of a friend; although the kisses of an enemy are profuse.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Faithful are the wounds of a friend: but the kisses of an enemy are profuse.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 27:6

    Deceitful - Better, abundant. Very lavish is the enemy of the kisses that cover perfidy, but lavish of them only. His courtesy goes no deeper.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 27:6

    27:6 Wounds - The sharpest reproofs. Kisses - All the outward profession of friendship.