Proverbs 26:24
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New International Version
Enemies disguise themselves with their lips, but in their hearts they harbor deceit.

New Living Translation
People may cover their hatred with pleasant words, but they're deceiving you.

English Standard Version
Whoever hates disguises himself with his lips and harbors deceit in his heart;

New American Standard Bible
He who hates disguises it with his lips, But he lays up deceit in his heart.

King James Bible
He that hateth dissembleth with his lips, and layeth up deceit within him;

Holman Christian Standard Bible
A hateful person disguises himself with his speech and harbors deceit within.

International Standard Version
Someone who hates hides behind his words, harboring deceit within himself.

NET Bible
The one who hates others disguises it with his lips, but he stores up deceit within him.

New Heart English Bible
A malicious man disguises himself with his lips, but he harbors evil in his heart.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
By his lips a hateful man is known, and he plots an ambush within him.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Whoever is filled with hate disguises it with his speech, but inside he holds on to deceit.

JPS Tanakh 1917
He that hateth dissembleth with his lips, But he layeth up deceit within him.

New American Standard 1977
He who hates disguises it with his lips,
            But he lays up deceit in his heart.

Jubilee Bible 2000
He that hates dissembles with his lips and lays up deceit within him;

King James 2000 Bible
He that hates disguises it with his lips, and lays up deceit within himself;

American King James Version
He that hates dissembles with his lips, and lays up deceit within him;

American Standard Version
He that hateth dissembleth with his lips; But he layeth up deceit within him:

Douay-Rheims Bible
An enemy is known by his lips, when in his heart he entertaineth deceit.

Darby Bible Translation
He that hateth dissembleth with his lips, but he layeth up deceit within him:

English Revised Version
He that hateth dissembleth with his lips, but he layeth up deceit within him:

Webster's Bible Translation
He that hateth dissembleth with his lips, and layeth up deceit within him;

World English Bible
A malicious man disguises himself with his lips, but he harbors evil in his heart.

Young's Literal Translation
By his lips doth a hater dissemble, And in his heart he placeth deceit,
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
26:24-26. Always distrust when a man speaks fair unless you know him well. Satan, in his temptations, speaks fair, as he did to Eve; but it is madness to give credit to him. 27. What pains men take to do mischief to others! but it is digging a pit, it is rolling a stone, hard work; and they prepare mischief to themselves. 28. There are two sorts of lies equally detestable. A slandering lie, the mischief of this every body sees. A flattering lie, which secretly works ruin. A wise man will be more afraid of a flatterer than of a slanderer.
Study Bible
Similitudes and Instructions
23Like an earthen vessel overlaid with silver dross Are burning lips and a wicked heart. 24He who hates disguises it with his lips, But he lays up deceit in his heart. 25When he speaks graciously, do not believe him, For there are seven abominations in his heart.…
Cross References
Psalm 41:6
And when he comes to see me, he speaks falsehood; His heart gathers wickedness to itself; When he goes outside, he tells it.

Proverbs 10:18
He who conceals hatred has lying lips, And he who spreads slander is a fool.

Proverbs 12:20
Deceit is in the heart of those who devise evil, But counselors of peace have joy.

Proverbs 23:7
For as he thinks within himself, so he is. He says to you, "Eat and drink!" But his heart is not with you.

Jeremiah 9:4
"Let everyone be on guard against his neighbor, And do not trust any brother; Because every brother deals craftily, And every neighbor goes about as a slanderer.
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