Proverbs 8:7
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New International Version
My mouth speaks what is true, for my lips detest wickedness.

New Living Translation
for I speak the truth and detest every kind of deception.

English Standard Version
for my mouth will utter truth; wickedness is an abomination to my lips.

New American Standard Bible
"For my mouth will utter truth; And wickedness is an abomination to my lips.

King James Bible
For my mouth shall speak truth; and wickedness is an abomination to my lips.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For my mouth tells the truth, and wickedness is detestable to my lips.

International Standard Version
For my mouth speaks the truth— wickedness is detestable to me.

NET Bible
For my mouth speaks truth, and my lips hate wickedness.

New Heart English Bible
For my mouth speaks truth. Wickedness is an abomination to my lips.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“ For my mouth ruminates truth and lying lips are unclean before me.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
My mouth expresses the truth, and wickedness is disgusting to my lips.

JPS Tanakh 1917
For my mouth shall utter truth, And wickedness is an abomination to my lips.

New American Standard 1977
“For my mouth will utter truth;
            And wickedness is an abomination to my lips.

Jubilee Bible 2000
For my mouth shall speak truth, and wickedness is an abomination to my lips.

King James 2000 Bible
For my mouth shall speak truth; and wickedness is an abomination to my lips.

American King James Version
For my mouth shall speak truth; and wickedness is an abomination to my lips.

American Standard Version
For my mouth shall utter truth; And wickedness is an abomination to my lips.

Douay-Rheims Bible
My mouth shall meditate truth, and my lips shall hate wickedness.

Darby Bible Translation
For my palate shall meditate truth, and wickedness is an abomination to my lips.

English Revised Version
For my mouth shall utter truth; and wickedness is an abomination to my lips.

Webster's Bible Translation
For my mouth shall speak truth; and wickedness is an abomination to my lips.

World English Bible
For my mouth speaks truth. Wickedness is an abomination to my lips.

Young's Literal Translation
For truth doth my mouth utter, And an abomination to my lips is wickedness.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
8:1-11 The will of God is made known by the works of creation, and by the consciences of men, but more clearly by Moses and the prophets. The chief difficulty is to get men to attend to instruction. Yet attention to the words of Christ, will guide the most ignorant into saving knowledge of the truth. Where there is an understanding heart, and willingness to receive the truth in love, wisdom is valued above silver and gold.
Study Bible
The Excellence of Wisdom
6"Listen, for I will speak noble things; And the opening of my lips will reveal right things. 7"For my mouth will utter truth; And wickedness is an abomination to my lips. 8"All the utterances of my mouth are in righteousness; There is nothing crooked or perverted in them.…
Cross References
John 8:14
Jesus replied, "Even if I testify about Myself, My testimony is valid, because I know where I came from and where I am going. But you do not know where I came from or where I am going.

Romans 15:8
For I tell you that Christ has become a servant of the Jews on behalf of God's truth, to confirm the promises made to the patriarchs,

Psalm 37:30
The mouth of the righteous utters wisdom, And his tongue speaks justice.
Treasury of Scripture

For my mouth shall speak truth; and wickedness is an abomination to my lips.

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Job 36:4 For truly my words shall not be false: he that is perfect in knowledge …

John 1:17 For the law was given by Moses, but grace and truth came by Jesus Christ.

John 8:14,45,46 Jesus answered and said to them, Though I bear record of myself, …

John 14:6 Jesus said to him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man …

John 17:17 Sanctify them through your truth: your word is truth.

John 18:37 Pilate therefore said to him, Are you a king then? Jesus answered, …

Revelation 3:14 And to the angel of the church of the Laodiceans write; These things …

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Proverbs 12:22 Lying lips are abomination to the LORD: but they that deal truly …

Proverbs 16:12 It is an abomination to kings to commit wickedness: for the throne …

Proverbs 29:27 An unjust man is an abomination to the just: and he that is upright …

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