Proverbs 12:19
Good News Translation
A lie has a short life, but truth lives on forever.

Contemporary English Version
Truth will last forever; lies are soon found out.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The lip of truth shall be steadfast for ever: but he that is a hasty witness, frameth a lying tongue.

New American Bible
Truthful lips endure forever, the lying tongue, for only a moment.

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The lip of truth shall be steadfast for ever: but he that is a hasty witness, frameth a lying tongue.

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Zechariah 1:4-6 Be not as your fathers, to whom the former prophets have cried, saying: Thus saith the Lord of hosts: Turn ye from your evil ways, and from your wicked thoughts: but they did not give ear, neither did they hearken to me, saith the Lord. . . .

Matthew 24:35 Heaven and earth shall pass: but my words shall not pass.

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Proverbs 19:9 A false witness shall not be unpunished: and he that speaketh lies, shall perish.

Job 20:5 That the praise of the wicked is short, and the joy of the hypocrite but for a moment.

Psalm 52:5 Therefore will God destroy thee for ever: he will pluck thee out, and remove thee from thy dwelling place: and thy root out of the land of the living.

Acts 5:3-10 But Peter said: Ananias, why hath Satan tempted thy heart, that thou shouldst lie to the Holy Ghost and by fraud keep part of the price of the land? . . .

Context
Loving Discipline and Knowledge
18There is that promiseth, and is pricked as it were with a sword of conscience: but the tongue of the wise is health. 19The lip of truth shall be steadfast for ever: but he that is a hasty witness, frameth a lying tongue.20Deceit is in the heart of them that think evil things: but joy followeth them that take counsels of peace.…
Cross References
1 Kings 13:18
He said to him: I also am a prophet like unto thee: and an angel spoke to me, in the word of the Lord, saying: Bring him back with thee into thy house, that he may eat bread, and drink water. He deceived him,

Psalm 52:4
Thou hast loved all the words of ruin, O deceitful tongue.

Psalm 52:5
Therefore will God destroy thee for ever: he will pluck thee out, and remove thee from thy dwelling place: and thy root out of the land of the living.

Proverbs 12:20
Deceit is in the heart of them that think evil things: but joy followeth them that take counsels of peace.

Proverbs 19:9
A false witness shall not be unpunished: and he that speaketh lies, shall perish.

Additional Translations
Truthful lips endure forever, but a lying tongue lasts only a moment.The lip of truth shall be established for ever: but a lying tongue is but for a moment.

The lip of truth shall be established for ever; But a lying tongue is but for a moment.

True lips establish testimony; but a hasty witness has an unjust tongue.

The lip of truth shall be established for ever; but a lying tongue is but for a moment.

The lip of truth shall be established for ever: but a lying tongue is but for a moment.

The lip of truth shall be established for ever: but a lying tongue is but for a moment.

Truth's lips will be established forever, but a lying tongue is only momentary.

The lip of truth is established for ever, And for a moment -- a tongue of falsehood.
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