New International Version
Is there any wickedness on my lips? Can my mouth not discern malice?
King James Bible
Is there iniquity in my tongue? cannot my taste discern perverse things?
Darby Bible Translation
Is there wrong in my tongue? cannot my taste discern mischievous things?
World English Bible
Is there injustice on my tongue? Can't my taste discern mischievous things?
Young's Literal Translation
Is there in my tongue perverseness? Discerneth not my palate desirable things?
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Is there iniquity in my tongue? - Am I not an honest man? and if in my haste my tongue had uttered falsity, would not my conscience discern it? and do you think that such a man as your friend is would defend what he knew to be wrong?
I Have done what I could to make this chapter plain, to preserve the connection, and show the dependence of the several parts on each other; without which many of the sayings would have been very obscure. The whole chapter is an inimitable apology for what he had uttered, and a defense of his conduct. This might have ended the controversy, had not his friends been determined to bring him in guilty. They had prejudged his cause, and assumed a certain position, from which they were determined not to be driven.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
taste. Heb. palate.
LibraryJuly 12 Evening
Let us consider one another to provoke unto love and to good works.--HEB. 10:24. How forcible are right words!--I stir up your pure minds by way of remembrance. They that feared the Lord spake often one to another: and the Lord hearkened, and heard it, and a book of remembrance was written before him for them that feared the Lord, and that thought upon his name.--If two of you shall agree on earth as touching any thing that they shall ask, it shall be done for them of my Father which is in heaven. …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
"Thou Shall Keep Him in Perfect Peace, Whose Mind is Stayed on Thee, Because He Trusteth in Thee. "
He recognized it and said, "It is my son's robe! Some ferocious animal has devoured him. Joseph has surely been torn to pieces."
Does not the ear test words as the tongue tastes food?
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