Proverbs 26:19
Contemporary English Version
than to cheat someone and say, "I was only fooling!"

Douay-Rheims Bible
So is the man that hurteth his friend deceitfully: and when he is taken, saith: I did it in jest.

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So is the man that hurteth his friend deceitfully: and when he is taken, saith: I did it in jest.

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Proverbs 10:23 That which the wicked feareth, shall come upon him: to the just their desire shall be given.

Proverbs 14:9 A fool will laugh at sin, but among the just grace shall abide.

Proverbs 15:21 Folly is joy to the fool: and the wise man maketh straight his steps.

Ephesians 5:4 Or obscenity or foolish talking or scurrility, which is to no purpose: but rather giving of thanks.

2 Peter 2:13 Receiving the reward of their injustice, counting for a pleasure the delights of a day: stains and spots, sporting themselves to excess, rioting in their feasts with you:

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18As he is guilty that shooteth arrows, and lances unto death. 19So is the man that hurteth his friend deceitfully: and when he is taken, saith: I did it in jest.20When the wood faileth, the fire shall go out: and when the talebearer is taken away, contentions shall cease.…
Cross References
Ephesians 5:4
Or obscenity or foolish talking or scurrility, which is to no purpose: but rather giving of thanks.

Proverbs 24:28
Be not witness without cause against thy neighbour: and deceive not any man with thy lips.

Additional Translations
so is the man who deceives his neighbor and says, “I was only joking!”So is the man that deceives his neighbor, and said, Am not I in sport?

So is the man that deceiveth his neighbor, And saith, Am not I in sport?

so are all that lay wait for their own friends, and when they are discovered, say, I did it in jest.

so is a man that deceiveth his neighbour, and saith, Am I not in sport?

So is the man that deceiveth his neighbour, and saith, Am not I in sport?

So is the man that deceiveth his neighbor, and saith, Am not I in sport?

is the man who deceives his neighbor and says, "Am I not joking?"

So hath a man deceived his neighbour, And hath said, 'Am not I playing?'
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