New International Version
The LORD detests lying lips, but he delights in people who are trustworthy.
King James Bible
Lying lips are abomination to the LORD: but they that deal truly are his delight.
Darby Bible Translation
Lying lips are an abomination to Jehovah; but they that deal truly are his delight.
World English Bible
Lying lips are an abomination to Yahweh, but those who do the truth are his delight.
Young's Literal Translation
An abomination to Jehovah are lying lips, And stedfast doers are his delight.
Proverbs 12:22 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
There shall no evil happen to the just - No, for all things work together for good to them that love God. Whatever occurs to a righteous man God turns to his advantage. But, on the other hand, the wicked are filled with mischief: they are hurt, grieved, and wounded, by every occurrence; and nothing turns to their profit.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryThe Many-Sided Contrast of Wisdom and Folly
'Whoso loveth instruction loveth knowledge: but he that hateth reproof is brutish. 2. A good man obtaineth favour of the Lord: but a man of wicked devices will he condemn. 3. A man shall not be established by wickedness; but the root of the righteous shall not be moved. 4. A virtuous woman is a crown to her husband: but she that maketh ashamed is as rottenness in his bones. 5. The thoughts of the righteous are right: but the counsels of the wicked are deceit. 6. The words of the wicked are to lie …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Of Having Confidence in God when Evil Words are Cast at Us
Outside are the dogs, those who practice magic arts, the sexually immoral, the murderers, the idolaters and everyone who loves and practices falsehood.
1 Kings 13:18
The old prophet answered, "I too am a prophet, as you are. And an angel said to me by the word of the LORD: 'Bring him back with you to your house so that he may eat bread and drink water.'" (But he was lying to him.)
Save me, LORD, from lying lips and from deceitful tongues.
haughty eyes, a lying tongue, hands that shed innocent blood,
Eloquent lips are unsuited to a godless fool-- how much worse lying lips to a ruler!
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