New International Version
A false witness will not go unpunished, and whoever pours out lies will perish.
King James Bible
A false witness shall not be unpunished, and he that speaketh lies shall perish.
Darby Bible Translation
A false witness shall not be held innocent, and he that uttereth lies shall perish.
World English Bible
A false witness shall not be unpunished. He who utters lies shall perish.
Young's Literal Translation
A false witness is not acquitted, And whoso breatheth out lies perisheth.
Proverbs 19:9 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Do hate him - They shun him as they do the person they hate. They neither hate him positively, nor love him: they disregard him; they will have nothing to do with him. שנא sana signifies not only to hate, but to show a less degree of love to one than another. So Jacob loved Rachel, but hated Leah - showed her less affection than he did to Rachel.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
[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.
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a false witness who pours out lies and a person who stirs up conflict in the community.
Truthful lips endure forever, but a lying tongue lasts only a moment.
A false witness will not go unpunished, and whoever pours out lies will not go free.
A false witness will perish, but a careful listener will testify successfully.
At the king's command, the men who had falsely accused Daniel were brought in and thrown into the lions' den, along with their wives and children. And before they reached the floor of the den, the lions overpowered them and crushed all their bones.
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