King James Version
Let the lying lips be put to silence; which speak grievous things proudly and contemptuously against the righteous.
Darby Bible Translation
Let the lying lips become dumb, which speak insolently against the righteous in pride and contempt.
World English Bible
Let the lying lips be mute, which speak against the righteous insolently, with pride and contempt.
Young's Literal Translation
Let lips of falsehood become dumb, That are speaking against the righteous, Ancient sayings, in pride and contempt.
Psalm 31:18 Parallel
CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
grievous...: Heb. a hard thing
Let the lying lips be put to silence; which speak grievous things proudly and contemptuously against the righteous.Psalm 31:18 Parallel Commentaries
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To execute judgment upon all, and to convince all that are ungodly among them of all their ungodly deeds which they have ungodly committed, and of all their hard speeches which ungodly sinners have spoken against him.
1 Samuel 2:3
Talk no more so exceeding proudly; let not arrogancy come out of your mouth: for the LORD is a God of knowledge, and by him actions are weighed.
2 Kings 2:23
And he went up from thence unto Bethel: and as he was going up by the way, there came forth little children out of the city, and mocked him, and said unto him, Go up, thou bald head; go up, thou bald head.
O ye sons of men, how long will ye turn my glory into shame? how long will ye love vanity, and seek after leasing? Selah.
They are inclosed in their own fat: with their mouth they speak proudly.
How long shall they utter and speak hard things? and all the workers of iniquity boast themselves?
For the mouth of the wicked and the mouth of the deceitful are opened against me: they have spoken against me with a lying tongue.
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