King James Version
A false witness shall not be unpunished, and he that speaketh lies shall not escape.
Darby Bible Translation
A false witness shall not be held innocent, and he that uttereth lies shall not escape.
World English Bible
A false witness shall not be unpunished. He who pours out lies shall not go free.
Young's Literal Translation
A false witness is not acquitted, Whoso breatheth out lies is not delivered.
Proverbs 19:5 Parallel
CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
unpunished: Heb. held innocent
A false witness shall not be unpunished, and he that speaketh lies shall not escape.Proverbs 19:5 Parallel Commentaries
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Thou shalt not raise a false report: put not thine hand with the wicked to be an unrighteous witness.
If a false witness rise up against any man to testify against him that which is wrong;
Then shall ye do unto him, as he had thought to have done unto his brother: so shalt thou put the evil away from among you.
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He said unto him, I am a prophet also as thou art; and an angel spake unto me by the word of the LORD, saying, Bring him back with thee into thine house, that he may eat bread and drink water. But he lied unto him.
Shall they escape by iniquity? in thine anger cast down the people, O God.
A false witness that speaketh lies, and he that soweth discord among brethren.
A faithful witness will not lie: but a false witness will utter lies.
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