|New International Version (© 2011)|
You who practice deceit, your tongue plots destruction; it is like a sharpened razor.
King James Bible
Thy tongue deviseth mischiefs; like a sharp rasor, working deceitfully.
American Standard Version
Thy tongue deviseth very wickedness, Like a sharp razor, working deceitfully.
Young's Literal Translation
Mischiefs doth thy tongue devise, Like a sharp razor, working deceit.
Psalm 52:2 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Deviseth mischiefs - Lies and slanders proceeding from the tongue argue the desperate wickedness of the heart.
Like a sharp razor, working deceitfully - Which instead of taking off the beard, cuts and wounds the flesh; or as the operator who, when pretending to trim the beard, cuts the throat.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Psalm 50:19 You give your mouth to evil, and your tongue frames deceit.
Psalm 64:2-6 Hide me from the secret counsel of the wicked; from the insurrection of the workers of iniquity...
Psalm 140:2,3 Which imagine mischiefs in their heart; continually are they gathered together for war...
Proverbs 6:16-19 These six things does the LORD hate: yes, seven are an abomination to him...
Proverbs 30:14 There is a generation, whose teeth are as swords, and their jaw teeth as knives, to devour the poor from off the earth...
Jeremiah 9:3,4 And they bend their tongues like their bow for lies: but they are not valiant for the truth on the earth...
Jeremiah 18:18 Then said they, Come and let us devise devices against Jeremiah; for the law shall not perish from the priest, nor counsel from the wise...
Matthew 26:59 Now the chief priests, and elders, and all the council, sought false witness against Jesus, to put him to death;
Acts 6:11-13 Then they suborned men, which said, We have heard him speak blasphemous words against Moses, and against God...
Acts 24:1,5 And after five days Ananias the high priest descended with the elders, and with a certain orator named Tertullus...
Revelation 12:10 And I heard a loud voice saying in heaven, Now is come salvation, and strength, and the kingdom of our God, and the power of his Christ...
Psalm 57:4 My soul is among lions: and I lie even among them that are set on fire, even the sons of men, whose teeth are spears and arrows...
Psalm 59:7 Behold, they belch out with their mouth: swords are in their lips: for who, say they, does hear?
Proverbs 12:18 There is that speaks like the piercings of a sword: but the tongue of the wise is health.
Proverbs 18:21 Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.
Psalm 109:2 For the mouth of the wicked and the mouth of the deceitful are opened against me: they have spoken against me with a lying tongue.
Psalm 120:2 Deliver my soul, O LORD, from lying lips, and from a deceitful tongue.
2 Corinthians 4:2 But have renounced the hidden things of dishonesty, not walking in craftiness, nor handling the word of God deceitfully...
2 Corinthians 11:13 For such are false apostles, deceitful workers, transforming themselves into the apostles of Christ.
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Nehemiah 6:8 I sent him this reply: "Nothing like what you are saying is happening; you are just making it up out of your head."
Psalm 5:9 Not a word from their mouth can be trusted; their heart is filled with malice. Their throat is an open grave; with their tongues they tell lies.
Psalm 50:19 You use your mouth for evil and harness your tongue to deceit.
Psalm 57:4 I am in the midst of lions; I am forced to dwell among ravenous beasts-- men whose teeth are spears and arrows, whose tongues are sharp swords.
Psalm 59:7 See what they spew from their mouths-- the words from their lips are sharp as swords, and they think, "Who can hear us?"
Psalm 101:7 No one who practices deceit will dwell in my house; no one who speaks falsely will stand in my presence.
Psalm 140:2 who devise evil plans in their hearts and stir up war every day.