Proverbs 26:28
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English Standard Version
A lying tongue hates its victims, and a flattering mouth works ruin.

King James Bible
A lying tongue hateth those that are afflicted by it; and a flattering mouth worketh ruin.

American Standard Version
A lying tongue hateth those whom it hath wounded; And a flattering mouth worketh ruin.

Douay-Rheims Bible
A deceitful tongue loveth not truth: and a slippery mouth worketh ruin.

English Revised Version
A lying tongue hateth those whom it hath wounded; and a flattering mouth worketh ruin.

Webster's Bible Translation
A lying tongue hateth those that are afflicted by it; and a flattering mouth worketh ruin.

Proverbs 26:28 Parallel
Commentary
Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

22 The words of the tale-bearer are like dainty morsels;

     And they glide down into the innermost parts.

A repetition of Proverbs 18:8.

Proverbs 26:28 Parallel Commentaries

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lying or he that injures another hates him in proportion to the injury and in proportion to the innocence of the injured.

John 8:40,44-49 But now you seek to kill me, a man that has told you the truth, which I have heard of God: this did not Abraham...

John 10:32,33 Jesus answered them, Many good works have I showed you from my Father; for which of those works do you stone me...

John 15:22-24 If I had not come and spoken to them, they had not had sin: but now they have no cloak for their sin...

a flattering

Proverbs 6:24 To keep you from the evil woman, from the flattery of the tongue of a strange woman.

Proverbs 7:5,21-23 That they may keep you from the strange woman, from the stranger which flatters with her words...

Proverbs 29:5 A man that flatters his neighbor spreads a net for his feet.

Luke 20:20,21 And they watched him, and sent forth spies, which should feign themselves just men, that they might take hold of his words...

Cross References
Genesis 39:17
and she told him the same story, saying, "The Hebrew servant, whom you have brought among us, came in to me to laugh at me.

Proverbs 29:5
A man who flatters his neighbor spreads a net for his feet.

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