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Proverbs 8:8

    Proverbs 8:8 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    All the words of my mouth are in righteousness; there is nothing froward or perverse in them.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    All the words of my mouth are in righteousness; there is nothing fraudulent or perverse in them.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    All the words of my mouth are in righteousness; There is nothing crooked or perverse in them.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    All the words of my mouth are righteousness; there is nothing false or twisted in them.

    Webster's Revision

    All the words of my mouth are in righteousness; There is nothing crooked or perverse in them.

    World English Bible

    All the words of my mouth are in righteousness. There is nothing crooked or perverse in them.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    All the words of my mouth are in righteousness; there is nothing crooked or perverse in them.

    Definitions for Proverbs 8:8

    Froward - Perverse; deceitful; false.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 8:8

    All the words - are in righteousness - בצדק betsedek, in justice and equity, testifying what man owes to his God, to his neighbor, and to himself; giving to each his due. This is the true import of צדק tsadak.

    There is nothing froward - נפתל niphtal, tortuous, involved, or difficult.

    Or perverse - עקש ikkesh, distorted, leading to obstinacy. On the contrary,

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 8:8

    Words of the ideal Wisdom, which find their highest fulfillment in that of the Incarnate Word. Compare Luke 4:22; Matthew 11:19.