New International Version
A corrupt witness mocks at justice, and the mouth of the wicked gulps down evil.
King James Bible
An ungodly witness scorneth judgment: and the mouth of the wicked devoureth iniquity.
Darby Bible Translation
A witness of Belial scorneth judgment, and the mouth of the wicked swalloweth down iniquity.
World English Bible
A corrupt witness mocks justice, and the mouth of the wicked gulps down iniquity.
Young's Literal Translation
A worthless witness scorneth judgment, And the mouth of the wicked swalloweth iniquity.
Proverbs 19:28 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Cease, my son - Hear nothing that would lead thee away from God and his truth.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
an ungodly witness or a witness of Belial
[This chapter is based on 2 Kings 5.] "Now Naaman, captain of the host of the king of Syria, was a great man with his master, and honorable, because by him the Lord had given deliverance unto Syria: he was also a mighty man in valor, but he was a leper." Ben-hadad, king of Syria, had defeated the armies of Israel in the battle which resulted in the death of Ahab. Since that time the Syrians had maintained against Israel a constant border warfare, and in one of their raids they had carried away a …
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings
Second Journey through Galilee - the Healing of the Leper.
The Knowledge of God
how much less mortals, who are vile and corrupt, who drink up evil like water!
"Though evil is sweet in his mouth and he hides it under his tongue,
though he cannot bear to let it go and lets it linger in his mouth,
Is there anyone like Job, who drinks scorn like water?
Stop listening to instruction, my son, and you will stray from the words of knowledge.
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