Proverbs 19:9
Parallel Verses
New International Version
A false witness will not go unpunished, and whoever pours out lies will perish.

New Living Translation
A false witness will not go unpunished, and a liar will be destroyed.

English Standard Version
A false witness will not go unpunished, and he who breathes out lies will perish.

New American Standard Bible
A false witness will not go unpunished, And he who tells lies will perish.

King James Bible
A false witness shall not be unpunished, and he that speaketh lies shall perish.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
A false witness will not go unpunished, and one who utters lies perishes.

International Standard Version
A witness to lies will not go unpunished; the teller of falsehoods will perish.

NET Bible
A false witness will not go unpunished, and the one who spouts out lies will perish.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
A false witness will not be spared, and he that speaks lies will be destroyed.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
A lying witness will not go unpunished. One who tells lies will die.

JPS Tanakh 1917
A false witness shall not be unpunished; And he that breatheth forth lies shall perish.

New American Standard 1977
A false witness will not go unpunished,
            And he who tells lies will perish.

Jubilee Bible 2000
The false witness shall not go unpunished, and he that speaks lies shall perish.

King James 2000 Bible
A false witness shall not be unpunished, and he that speaks lies shall perish.

American King James Version
A false witness shall not be unpunished, and he that speaks lies shall perish.

American Standard Version
A false witness shall not be unpunished; And he that uttereth lies shall perish.

Douay-Rheims Bible
A false witness shall not be unpunished: and he that speaketh lies, shall perish.

Darby Bible Translation
A false witness shall not be held innocent, and he that uttereth lies shall perish.

English Revised Version
A false witness shall not be unpunished; and he that uttereth lies shall perish.

Webster's Bible Translation
A false witness shall not be unpunished, and he that speaketh lies shall perish.

World English Bible
A false witness shall not be unpunished. He who utters lies shall perish.

Young's Literal Translation
A false witness is not acquitted, And whoso breatheth out lies perisheth.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
19:3. Men run into troubles by their own folly, and then fret at the appointments of God. 4. Here we may see how strong is men's love of money. 5. Those that tell lies in discourse, are in a fair way to be guilty of bearing false-witness. 6. We are without excuse if we do not love God with all our hearts. His gifts to us are past number, and all the gifts of men to us are fruits of his bounty. 7. Christ was left by all his disciples; but the Father was with him. It encourages our faith that he had so large an experience of the sorrows of poverty. 8. Those only love their souls aright that get true wisdom. 9. Lying is a damning, destroying sin. 10. A man that has not wisdom and grace, has no right or title to true joy. It is very unseemly for one who is a servant to sin, to oppress God's free-men.
Study Bible
Better is the Poor Man with Integrity
8He who gets wisdom loves his own soul; He who keeps understanding will find good. 9A false witness will not go unpunished, And he who tells lies will perish. 10Luxury is not fitting for a fool; Much less for a slave to rule over princes.…
Cross References
Proverbs 6:19
A false witness who utters lies, And one who spreads strife among brothers.

Proverbs 12:19
Truthful lips will be established forever, But a lying tongue is only for a moment.

Proverbs 19:5
A false witness will not go unpunished, And he who tells lies will not escape.

Proverbs 21:28
A false witness will perish, But the man who listens to the truth will speak forever.

Daniel 6:24
The king then gave orders, and they brought those men who had maliciously accused Daniel, and they cast them, their children and their wives into the lions' den; and they had not reached the bottom of the den before the lions overpowered them and crushed all their bones.
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A false witness shall not be unpunished, and he that speaks lies shall perish.

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Isaiah 9:15-17 The ancient and honorable, he is the head; and the prophet that teaches …

Jeremiah 23:25-32 I have heard what the prophets said, that prophesy lies in my name, …

Jeremiah 28:15-17 Then said the prophet Jeremiah to Hananiah the prophet, Hear now, …

Jeremiah 29:31,32 Send to all them of the captivity, saying, Thus said the LORD concerning …

Ezekiel 13:22 Because with lies you have made the heart of the righteous sad, whom …

2 Thessalonians 2:8-10 And then shall that Wicked be revealed, whom the Lord shall consume …

1 Timothy 4:1,2 Now the Spirit speaks expressly, that in the latter times some shall …

2 Peter 2:1-3 But there were false prophets also among the people, even as there …

Revelation 19:20 And the beast was taken, and with him the false prophet that worked …

Revelation 21:8 But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, …

Revelation 22:15 For without are dogs, and sorcerers, and fornicators, and murderers, …

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