Proverbs 26:28
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King James Version
A lying tongue hateth those that are afflicted by it; and a flattering mouth worketh ruin.

Darby Bible Translation
A lying tongue hateth those that are injured by it, and a flattering mouth worketh ruin.

World English Bible
A lying tongue hates those it hurts; and a flattering mouth works ruin.

Young's Literal Translation
A lying tongue hateth its bruised ones, And a flattering mouth worketh an overthrow!

Proverbs 26:28 Parallel
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A lying tongue hateth those that are afflicted by it; and a flattering mouth worketh ruin.Proverbs 26:28 Parallel Commentaries

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We Shall not be Curious in the Ranking of the Duties in which Christian Love...
We shall not be curious in the ranking of the duties in which Christian love should exercise itself. All the commandments of the second table are but branches of it: they might be reduced all to the works of righteousness and of mercy. But truly these are interwoven through other. Though mercy uses to be restricted to the showing of compassion upon men in misery, yet there is a righteousness in that mercy, and there is mercy in the most part of the acts of righteousness, as in not judging rashly,
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

Proverbs 26:27
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