New International Version
My mouth speaks what is true, for my lips detest wickedness.
King James Bible
For my mouth shall speak truth; and wickedness is an abomination to my lips.
Darby Bible Translation
For my palate shall meditate truth, and wickedness is an abomination to my lips.
World English Bible
For my mouth speaks truth. Wickedness is an abomination to my lips.
Young's Literal Translation
For truth doth my mouth utter, And an abomination to my lips is wickedness.
Proverbs 8:7 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
My mouth shall speak truth - Truth, without falsity, or any mixture of error, shall be the whole matter of my discourse.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
an abomination to OR the abomination of
'That I may cause those that love me to inherit substance.'--PROVERBS viii. 21. The word here rendered 'substance' is peculiar. Indeed, it is used in a unique construction in this passage. It means 'being' or 'existence,' and seems to have been laid hold of by the Hebrew thinkers, from whom the books commonly called 'the Wisdom Books' come, as one of their almost technical expressions. 'Substance' may be used in our translation in its philosophical meaning as the supposed reality underlying appearances, …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Fragrant Spices from the Mountains of Myrrh. "Thou Art all Fair, My Love; There is no Spot in Thee. " --Song of Solomon iv. 7.
Of the Council of Antioch and what was done There against the Holy Meletius.
A String of Pearls
Jesus answered, "Even if I testify on my own behalf, my testimony is valid, for I know where I came from and where I am going. But you have no idea where I come from or where I am going.
For I tell you that Christ has become a servant of the Jews on behalf of God's truth, so that the promises made to the patriarchs might be confirmed
The mouths of the righteous utter wisdom, and their tongues speak what is just.
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