Proverbs 12:19
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New Living Translation
Truthful words stand the test of time, but lies are soon exposed.

King James Bible
The lip of truth shall be established for ever: but a lying tongue is but for a moment.

Darby Bible Translation
The lip of truth shall be established for ever; but a lying tongue is but for a moment.

World English Bible
Truth's lips will be established forever, but a lying tongue is only momentary.

Young's Literal Translation
The lip of truth is established for ever, And for a moment -- a tongue of falsehood.

Proverbs 12:19 Parallel
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

12:19 A moment - Liars, though they may make a fair shew for a season, yet are quickly convicted.

Proverbs 12:19 Parallel Commentaries

Library
"But Seek Ye First the Kingdom of God, and his Righteousness, and all These Things Shall be Added unto You. "
Matth. vi. 33.--"But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness, and all these things shall be added unto you." The perfection even of the most upright creature, speaks always some imperfection in comparison of God, who is most perfect. The heavens, the sun and moon, in respect of lower things here, how glorious do they appear, and without spot! But behold, they are not clean in God's sight! How far are the angels above us who dwell in clay! They appear to be a pure mass of light and
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

Proverbs
Many specimens of the so-called Wisdom Literature are preserved for us in the book of Proverbs, for its contents are by no means confined to what we call proverbs. The first nine chapters constitute a continuous discourse, almost in the manner of a sermon; and of the last two chapters, ch. xxx. is largely made up of enigmas, and xxxi. is in part a description of the good housewife. All, however, are rightly subsumed under the idea of wisdom, which to the Hebrew had always moral relations. The Hebrew
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
1 Kings 13:18
But the old prophet answered, "I am a prophet, too, just as you are. And an angel gave me this command from the LORD: 'Bring him home with you so he can have something to eat and drink.'" But the old man was lying to him.

Psalm 52:4
You love to destroy others with your words, you liar!

Psalm 52:5
But God will strike you down once and for all. He will pull you from your home and uproot you from the land of the living. Interlude

Proverbs 12:20
Deceit fills hearts that are plotting evil; joy fills hearts that are planning peace!

Proverbs 19:9
A false witness will not go unpunished, and a liar will be destroyed.

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