New Living Translation
The lips of the godly speak helpful words, but the mouth of the wicked speaks perverse words.
King James Bible
The lips of the righteous know what is acceptable: but the mouth of the wicked speaketh frowardness.
Darby Bible Translation
The lips of a righteous man know what is acceptable; but the mouth of the wicked is frowardness.
World English Bible
The lips of the righteous know what is acceptable, but the mouth of the wicked is perverse.
Young's Literal Translation
The lips of the righteous know a pleasing thing, And the mouth of the wicked perverseness!
Proverbs 10:32 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
10:32 The lips - Knowledge is here ascribed to the lips, as it is to the hands, Psal 78:72, because they are conducted by knowledge and wisdom. Acceptable - What is truly worthy of acceptation.
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Wisdom will save you from evil people, from those whose words are twisted.
Avoid all perverse talk; stay away from corrupt speech.
What are worthless and wicked people like? They are constant liars,
The heart of the godly thinks carefully before speaking; the mouth of the wicked overflows with evil words.
Wise words bring approval, but fools are destroyed by their own words.
The Teacher sought to find just the right words to express truths clearly.
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