Proverbs 19:9
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New American Standard Bible
A false witness will not go unpunished, And he who tells lies will perish.

King James Bible
A false witness shall not be unpunished, and he that speaketh lies shall perish.

Darby Bible Translation
A false witness shall not be held innocent, and he that uttereth lies shall perish.

World English Bible
A false witness shall not be unpunished. He who utters lies shall perish.

Young's Literal Translation
A false witness is not acquitted, And whoso breatheth out lies perisheth.

Proverbs 19:9 Parallel
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Proverbs 19:9 Parallel Commentaries

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How the Impatient and the Patient are to be Admonished.
(Admonition 10.) Differently to be admonished are the impatient and the patient. For the impatient are to be told that, while they neglect to bridle their spirit, they are hurried through many steep places of iniquity which they seek not after, inasmuch as fury drives the mind whither desire draws it not, and, when perturbed, it does, not knowing, what it afterwards grieves for when it knows. The impatient are also to be told that, when carried headlong by the impulse of emotion, they act in some
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great

"Boast not Thyself of to Morrow, for Thou Knowest not what a Day May Bring Forth. "
Prov. xxvii. 1.--"Boast not thyself of to morrow, for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth." As man is naturally given to boasting and gloriation in something (for the heart cannot want some object to rest upon and take complacency in, it is framed with such a capacity of employing other things), so there is a strong inclination in man towards the time to come, he hath an immortal appetite, and an appetite of immortality; and therefore his desires usually stretch farther than the present
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

Cross References
Proverbs 6:19
A false witness who utters lies, And one who spreads strife among brothers.

Proverbs 12:19
Truthful lips will be established forever, But a lying tongue is only for a moment.

Proverbs 19:5
A false witness will not go unpunished, And he who tells lies will not escape.

Proverbs 21:28
A false witness will perish, But the man who listens to the truth will speak forever.

Daniel 6:24
The king then gave orders, and they brought those men who had maliciously accused Daniel, and they cast them, their children and their wives into the lions' den; and they had not reached the bottom of the den before the lions overpowered them and crushed all their bones.

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