Proverbs 20 :19

Proverbs 20 :19 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

He that goes about as a talebearer reveals secrets: therefore meddle not with him that flatters with his lips.

American King James Version (AKJV)

He that goes about as a talebearer reveals secrets: therefore meddle not with him that flatters with his lips.

American Standard Version (ASV)

He that goeth about as a tale-bearer revealeth secrets; Therefore company not with him that openeth wide his lips.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

He who goes about talking of the business of others gives away secrets: so have nothing to do with him whose lips are open wide.

Webster's Revision

He that goeth about as a tale-bearer revealeth secrets; therefore meddle not with him that flattereth with his lips.

World English Bible

He who goes about as a tale-bearer reveals secrets; therefore don't keep company with him who opens wide his lips.

English Revised Version (ERV)

He that goeth about as a talebearer revealeth secrets: therefore meddle not with him that openeth wide his lips.

Definitions for Proverbs 20 :19

Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 20 :19

Barnes's Commentary on Proverbs 20 :19

Flattereth - literally, "The man who opens his lips," who has no reticence; such a man, with or without intending it, does the work of a talebearer.

Wesley's Commentary on Proverbs 20 :19

Bible Search:
Powered by Bible Study Tools