Proverbs 10:31 {32}
Good News Translation
Righteous people speak wisdom, but the tongue that speaks evil will be stopped.

Contemporary English Version
Honest people speak sensibly, but deceitful liars will be silenced.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The lips of the just consider what is acceptable: and the mouth of the wicked uttereth perverse things.

New American Bible
The mouth of the just yields wisdom, but the perverse tongue will be cut off.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

The lips of the just consider what is acceptable: and the mouth of the wicked uttereth perverse things.

mouth

Proverbs 10:11,13,20,21 Hatred stirreth up strifes: and charity covereth all sins. . . .

Psalm 37:30 The mouth of the just shall meditate wisdom: and his tongue shall speak judgment.

the froward

Psalm 31:18 Let deceitful lips be made dumb. Which speak iniquity against the just, with pride and abuse.

Psalm 63:11 But the king shall rejoice in God, all they shall be praised that swear by him: because the mouth is stopped of them that speak wicked things.

Psalm 120:3,4 What shall be given to thee, or what shall be added to thee, to a deceitful tongue? . . .

Context
Solomon's Proverbs: The Wise Son
30The mouth of the just shall bring forth wisdom: the tongue of the perverse shall perish. 31The lips of the just consider what is acceptable: and the mouth of the wicked uttereth perverse things.32A deceitful balance is an abomination before the Lord: and a just weight is his will.…
Cross References
Psalm 37:30
The mouth of the just shall meditate wisdom: and his tongue shall speak judgment.

Proverbs 10:13
Wise men lay up knowledge: but the mouth of the fool is next to confusion.

Proverbs 17:20
He that is of a perverse heart, shall not find good: and he that perverteth his tongue, shall fall into evil.

Proverbs 31:26
She hath opened her mouth to wisdom, and the law of clemency is on her tongue.

Additional Translations
The mouth of the righteous brings forth wisdom, but a perverse tongue will be cut out.The mouth of the just brings forth wisdom: but the fraudulent tongue shall be cut out.

The mouth of the righteous bringeth forth wisdom; But the perverse tongue shall be cut off.

The mouth of the righteous drops wisdom: but the tongue of the unjust shall perish.

The mouth of a righteous [man] putteth forth wisdom; but the froward tongue shall be cut out.

The mouth of the righteous bringeth forth wisdom: but the froward tongue shall be cut off.

The mouth of the just bringeth forth wisdom: but the froward tongue shall be cut out.

The mouth of the righteous brings forth wisdom, but the perverse tongue will be cut off.

The mouth of the righteous uttereth wisdom, And the tongue of frowardness is cut out.
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