New Living Translation
What are worthless and wicked people like? They are constant liars,
King James Bible
A naughty person, a wicked man, walketh with a froward mouth.
Darby Bible Translation
A man of Belial, a wicked person, is he that goeth about with a perverse mouth;
World English Bible
A worthless person, a man of iniquity, is he who walks with a perverse mouth;
Young's Literal Translation
A man of worthlessness, a man of iniquity, Walking with perverseness of mouth,
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LibraryThe Preface to the Commandments
And God spake all these words, saying, I am the LORD thy God,' &c. Exod 20: 1, 2. What is the preface to the Ten Commandments? The preface to the Ten Commandments is, I am the Lord thy God.' The preface to the preface is, God spake all these words, saying,' &c. This is like the sounding of a trumpet before a solemn proclamation. Other parts of the Bible are said to be uttered by the mouth of the holy prophets (Luke 1: 70), but here God spake in his own person. How are we to understand that, God spake, …
Thomas Watson—The Ten Commandments
"Boast not Thyself of to Morrow, for Thou Knowest not what a Day May Bring Forth. "
The Heavenly Footman; Or, a Description of the Man that Gets to Heaven:
In Death and after Death
Wisdom will save you from evil people, from those whose words are twisted.
Avoid all perverse talk; stay away from corrupt speech.
All who fear the LORD will hate evil. Therefore, I hate pride and arrogance, corruption and perverse speech.
The lips of the godly speak helpful words, but the mouth of the wicked speaks perverse words.
Scoundrels create trouble; their words are a destructive blaze.
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