Proverbs 21:28
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
A false witness will perish, But the man who listens to the truth will speak forever.

King James Bible
A false witness shall perish: but the man that heareth speaketh constantly.

Darby Bible Translation
A lying witness shall perish; and a man that heareth shall speak constantly.

World English Bible
A false witness will perish, and a man who listens speaks to eternity.

Young's Literal Translation
A false witness doth perish, And an attentive man for ever speaketh.

Proverbs 21:28 Parallel
Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Speaketh constantly - His testimony abides evermore who repeats simply what he has heard, whether from the lips of men or from the voice within, in contrast with "the false witness."

Proverbs 21:28 Parallel Commentaries

Epistle Cvi. To Syagrius, Ætherius, virgilius, and Desiderius, Bishops .
To Syagrius, Ætherius, Virgilius, and Desiderius, Bishops [65] . Gregory to Syagrius of Augustodunum (Autun), Etherius of Lugdunum (Lyons), Virgilius of Aretale (Arles), and Desiderius of Vienna (Vienne), bishops of Gaul. A paribus. Our Head, which is Christ, has to this end willed us to be His members, that through the bond of charity and faith He might make us one body in Himself. And to Him it befits us so to adhere in heart, that, since without Him we can be nothing, through Him we may
Saint Gregory the Great—the Epistles of Saint Gregory the Great

The accession of Ahaz to the throne brought Isaiah and his associates face to face with conditions more appalling than any that had hitherto existed in the realm of Judah. Many who had formerly withstood the seductive influence of idolatrous practices were now being persuaded to take part in the worship of heathen deities. Princes in Israel were proving untrue to their trust; false prophets were arising with messages to lead astray; even some of the priests were teaching for hire. Yet the leaders
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

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