Proverbs 25:18
Verse (Click for Chapter)
New International Version
Like a club or a sword or a sharp arrow is one who gives false testimony against a neighbor.

New Living Translation
Telling lies about others is as harmful as hitting them with an ax, wounding them with a sword, or shooting them with a sharp arrow.

English Standard Version
A man who bears false witness against his neighbor is like a war club, or a sword, or a sharp arrow.

New American Standard Bible
Like a club and a sword and a sharp arrow Is a man who bears false witness against his neighbor.

King James Bible
A man that beareth false witness against his neighbour is a maul, and a sword, and a sharp arrow.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
A man giving false testimony against his neighbor is like a club, a sword, or a sharp arrow.

International Standard Version
A club, a sword, and a sharp arrow— that's what a man is who lies about his neighbor.

NET Bible
Like a club or a sword or a sharp arrow, so is the one who testifies against his neighbor as a false witness.

New Heart English Bible
A man who gives false testimony against his neighbor is like a club, a sword, or a sharp arrow.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Like a club, a sword and a sharp arrow, so is a man that testifies false testimony against his neighbor.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
[Like] a club and a sword and a sharp arrow, [so] is a person who gives false testimony against his neighbor.

JPS Tanakh 1917
As a maul, and a sword, and a sharp arrow, So is a man that beareth false witness against his neighbour.

New American Standard 1977
Like a club and a sword and a sharp arrow
            Is a man who bears false witness against his neighbor.

Jubilee Bible 2000
A man that bears false witness against his neighbour is a maul and a sword and a sharp arrow.

King James 2000 Bible
A man that bears false witness against his neighbor is a club, and a sword, and a sharp arrow.

American King James Version
A man that bears false witness against his neighbor is a maul, and a sword, and a sharp arrow.

American Standard Version
A man that beareth false witness against his neighbor Is a maul, and a sword, and a sharp arrow.

Douay-Rheims Bible
A man that beareth false witness against his neighbour, is like a dart and a sword and a sharp arrow.

Darby Bible Translation
A maul, and a sword, and a sharp arrow, is a man that beareth false witness against his neighbour.

English Revised Version
A man that beareth false witness against his neighbour is a maul, and a sword, and a sharp arrow.

Webster's Bible Translation
A man that beareth false witness against his neighbor is a maul, and a sword, and a sharp arrow.

World English Bible
A man who gives false testimony against his neighbor is like a club, a sword, or a sharp arrow.

Young's Literal Translation
A maul, and a sword, and a sharp arrow, Is the man testifying against his neighbour a false testimony.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
25:17. We cannot be upon good terms with our neighbours, without discretion as well as sincerity. How much better a Friend is God than any other friend! The oftener we come to him, the more welcome. 18. A false testimony is dangerous in every thing.
Study Bible
More Proverbs of Solomon
17Let your foot rarely be in your neighbor's house, Or he will become weary of you and hate you. 18Like a club and a sword and a sharp arrow Is a man who bears false~ witness against his neighbor. 19Like a bad tooth and an unsteady foot Is confidence in a faithless man in time of trouble.…
Cross References
Exodus 20:16
"You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.

Psalm 57:4
My soul is among lions; I must lie among those who breathe forth fire, Even the sons of men, whose teeth are spears and arrows And their tongue a sharp sword.

Psalm 120:4
Sharp arrows of the warrior, With the burning coals of the broom tree.

Proverbs 12:18
There is one who speaks rashly like the thrusts of a sword, But the tongue of the wise brings healing.

Proverbs 24:28
Do not be a witness against your neighbor without cause, And do not deceive with your lips.

Proverbs 25:17
Let your foot rarely be in your neighbor's house, Or he will become weary of you and hate you.

Jeremiah 9:8
"Their tongue is a deadly arrow; It speaks deceit; With his mouth one speaks peace to his neighbor, But inwardly he sets an ambush for him.
Treasury of Scripture

A man that bears false witness against his neighbor is a maul, and a sword, and a sharp arrow.

Proverbs 12:18 There is that speaks like the piercings of a sword: but the tongue …

Psalm 52:2 The tongue devises mischiefs; like a sharp razor, working deceitfully.

Psalm 55:21 The words of his mouth were smoother than butter, but war was in …

Psalm 57:4 My soul is among lions: and I lie even among them that are set on …

Psalm 120:3,4 What shall be given to you? or what shall be done to you, you false tongue…

Psalm 140:3 They have sharpened their tongues like a serpent; adders' poison …

Jeremiah 9:3,8 And they bend their tongues like their bow for lies: but they are …

James 3:6 And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity: so is the tongue among …

Jump to Previous
Arrow Beareth Bears Club False. Gives Maul Neighbor Neighbour Sharp Sword Testimony War Witness
Jump to Next
Arrow Beareth Bears Club False. Gives Maul Neighbor Neighbour Sharp Sword Testimony War Witness
Links
Proverbs 25:18 NIV
Proverbs 25:18 NLT
Proverbs 25:18 ESV
Proverbs 25:18 NASB
Proverbs 25:18 KJV

Proverbs 25:18 Biblia Paralela
Proverbs 25:18 Chinese Bible
Proverbs 25:18 French Bible
Proverbs 25:18 German Bible

Alphabetical: a against and arrow bears club gives his is Like man neighbor or sharp sword testimony the who witness

OT Poetry: Proverbs 25:18 A man who gives false testimony against (Prov. Pro Pr) Christian Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools
Proverbs 25:17
Top of Page
Top of Page