Proverbs 4 :24

Proverbs 4 :24 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

Put away from you a fraudulent mouth, and perverse lips put far from you.

King James Version (KJV)

Put away from you a fraudulent mouth, and perverse lips put far from you.

American Standard Version (ASV)

Put away from thee a wayward mouth, And perverse lips put far from thee.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

Put away from you an evil tongue, and let false lips be far from you.

Webster's Revision

Put away from thee a froward mouth, and perverse lips put far from thee.

World English Bible

Put away from yourself a perverse mouth. Put corrupt lips far from you.

English Revised Version (ERV)

Put away from thee a froward mouth, and perverse lips put far from thee.

Definitions for Proverbs 4 :24

Froward - Perverse; deceitful; false.

Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 4 :24

A froward mouth - Beware of hastiness, anger, and rash speeches.

And perverse lips - Do not delight in nor acquire the habit of contradicting and gainsaying; and beware of calumniating and backbiting your neighbor.

Barnes' Commentary on Proverbs 4 :24

Speech turned from its true purpose, the wandering eye that leads on to evil, action hasty and inconsiderate, are the natural results where we do not "above all keeping keep our heart" Proverbs 4:23.

Wesley's Commentary on Proverbs 4 :24

4:24 Mouth - All sorts of sinful words.
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