Proverbs 10:32 {11:1}
Good News Translation
Righteous people know the kind thing to say, but the wicked are always saying things that hurt.

Contemporary English Version
If you obey the Lord, you will always know the right thing to say. But no one will trust you if you tell lies.

Douay-Rheims Bible
A deceitful balance is an abomination before the Lord: and a just weight is his will.

New American Bible
The lips of the just know favor, but the mouth of the wicked, perversion.

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A deceitful balance is an abomination before the Lord: and a just weight is his will.

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Ecclesiastes 12:10 He sought profitable words, and wrote words most right, and full of truth.

Daniel 4:27 And the king answered, and said: Is not this the great Babylon, which I have built, to be the seat of the kingdom, by the strength of my power, and in the glory of my excellence?

Titus 2:8 The sound word that can not be blamed: that he who is on the contrary part may be afraid, having no evil to say of us.

but

Proverbs 11:11 He that despiseth his friend, is mean of heart: but the wise man will hold his peace.

Proverbs 12:6,18 Turn the wicked, and they shall not be: but the house of the just shall stand firm. . . .

Proverbs 15:2,28 The tongue of the wise adorneth knowledge: but the mouth of fools bubbleth out folly. . . .

Proverbs 18:6-8 The lips of a fool intermeddle with strife: and his mouth provoketh quarrels. . . .

frowardness

Context
Solomon's Proverbs: The Wise Son
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
Proverbs 2:12
Who leave the right way, and walk by dark ways:

Proverbs 4:24
Let thy eyes look straight on, and let thy eyelids go before thy steps.

Proverbs 6:12
He winketh with the eyes, presseth with the foot, speaketh with the finger.

Proverbs 15:28
The mind of the just studieth obedience: the mouth of the wicked overfloweth with evils.

Ecclesiastes 10:12
The words of the mouth of a wise man are grace: but the lips of a fool shall throw him down headlong.

Ecclesiastes 12:10
He sought profitable words, and wrote words most right, and full of truth.

Additional Translations
The lips of the righteous know what is fitting, but the mouth of the wicked is perverse.The lips of the righteous know what is acceptable: but the mouth of the wicked speaks frowardness.

The lips of the righteous know what is acceptable; But the mouth of the wicked'speaketh perverseness.

The lips of just men drop grace: but the mouth of the ungodly is perverse.

The lips of a righteous [man] know what is acceptable; but the mouth of the wicked is frowardness.

The lips of the righteous know what is acceptable: but the mouth of the wicked speaketh frowardness.

The lips of the righteous know what is acceptable: but the mouth of the wicked speaketh frowardness.

The lips of the righteous know what is acceptable, but the mouth of the wicked is perverse.

The lips of the righteous know a pleasing thing, And the mouth of the wicked perverseness!
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