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.
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CommentaryBarnes' 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."
LibraryEpistle Cvi. To Syagrius, Ætherius, virgilius, and Desiderius, Bishops .
To Syagrius, Ætherius, Virgilius, and Desiderius, Bishops  . 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
A false witness who utters lies, And one who spreads strife among brothers.
A false witness will not go unpunished, And he who tells lies will not escape.
A false witness will not go unpunished, And he who tells lies will perish.
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