Proverbs 10:11 {12}
Good News Translation
A good person's words are a fountain of life, but a wicked person's words hide a violent nature.

Contemporary English Version
The words of good people are a source of life, but evil hides behind the words of the wicked.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Hatred stirreth up strifes: and charity covereth all sins.

New American Bible
The mouth of the just is a fountain of life, but the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.

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Hatred stirreth up strifes: and charity covereth all sins.

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Proverbs 10:20,21,32 The lips of the just teach many: but they that are ignorant, shall die in the want of understanding. . . .

Proverbs 13:14 The law of the wise is a fountain of life, that he may decline from the ruin of death.

Proverbs 15:7 The lips of the wise shall disperse knowledge: the heart of fools shall be unlike.

Proverbs 16:22-24 Knowledge is a fountain of life to him that possesseth it: the instruction of fools is foolishness. . . .

Proverbs 18:4 Words from the mouth of a man are as deep water: and the fountain of wisdom is an overflowing stream.

Proverbs 20:15 There is gold and a multitude of jewels: but the lips of knowledge are a precious vessel.

Psalm 37:30,31 The mouth of the just shall meditate wisdom: and his tongue shall speak judgment. . . .

Ephesians 4:29 Let no evil speech proceed from your mouth: but that which is good, to the edification of faith: that it may administer grace to the hearers.

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Psalm 107:42 The just shall see, and shall rejoice, and all iniquity shall stop her mouth.

Ecclesiastes 10:12-14 The words of the mouth of a wise man are grace: but the lips of a fool shall throw him down headlong. . . .

Matthew 12:34-37 O generation of vipers, how can you speak good things, whereas you are evil? for out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh. . . .

James 3:5-8 Even so the tongue is indeed a little member and boasteth great things. Behold how small a fire kindleth a great wood. . . .

Context
Solomon's Proverbs: The Wise Son
10The mouth of the just is a vein of life: and the mouth of the wicked covereth iniquity. 11Hatred stirreth up strifes: and charity covereth all sins.12In the lips of the wise is wisdom found: and a rod on the back of him that wanteth sense.…
Cross References
Psalm 37:30
The mouth of the just shall meditate wisdom: and his tongue shall speak judgment.

Proverbs 10:6
The memory of the just is with praises: and the name of the wicked shall rot.

Proverbs 10:21
The blessing of the Lord maketh men rich: neither shall affliction be joined to them.

Proverbs 13:14
The law of the wise is a fountain of life, that he may decline from the ruin of death.

Proverbs 18:4
Words from the mouth of a man are as deep water: and the fountain of wisdom is an overflowing stream.

Additional Translations
The mouth of the righteous is a fountain of life, but the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.The mouth of a righteous man is a well of life: but violence covers the mouth of the wicked.

The mouth of the righteous is a fountain of life; But violence covereth the mouth of the wicked.

There is a fountain of life in the hand of a righteous man; but destruction shall cover the mouth of the ungodly.

The mouth of a righteous [man] is a fountain of life; but the mouth of the wicked covereth violence.

The mouth of the righteous is a fountain of life: but violence covereth the mouth of the wicked.

The mouth of a righteous man is a well of life: but violence covereth the mouth of the wicked.

The mouth of the righteous is a spring of life, but violence covers the mouth of the wicked.

A fountain of life is the mouth of the righteous, And the mouth of the wicked cover doth violence.
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