Psalm 52:2
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
Your tongueלְשֹׁונֶ֑ךָ
3956: tonguefrom an unused word
2803: to think, accounta prim. root
1942: desire, chasm, destructionfrom havah
Like a sharpמְ֝לֻטָּ֗שׁ
3913: to hammer, sharpen, wheta prim. root
8593: a razor, sheathfrom arah
O workerעֹשֵׂ֥ה
6213a: do, makea prim. root
of deceit.רְמִיָּֽה׃
7423a: deceit, treacheryfrom ramah

KJV Lexicon
Thy tongue
lashown  (law-shone')
the tongue (of man or animals), used literally (as the instrument of licking, eating, or speech), and figuratively (speech, an ingot, a fork of flame, a cove of water)
chashab  (khaw-shab')
to plait or interpenetrate, i.e. (literally) to weave or (gen.) to fabricate; figuratively, to plot or contrive (usually in a malicious sense); hence (from the mental effort) to think, regard, value, compute
havvah  (hav-vaw')
by implication, of falling); desire; also ruin -- calamity, iniquity, mischief, mischievous (thing), naughtiness, naughty, noisome, perverse thing, substance, very wickedness.
like a sharp
latash  (law-tash')
to hammer out (an edge), i.e. to sharpen -- instructer, sharp(-en), whet.
ta`ar  (tah'-ar)
a knife or razor (as making bare): also a scabbard (as being bare, i.e. empty) -- (pen-)knife, razor, scabbard, shave, sheath.
`asah  (aw-saw')
to do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application
rmiyah  (rem-ee-yaw')
remissness, treachery -- deceit(-ful, -fully), false, guile, idle, slack, slothful.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Your tongue devises destruction, Like a sharp razor, O worker of deceit.

King James Bible
Thy tongue deviseth mischiefs; like a sharp rasor, working deceitfully.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Like a sharpened razor, your tongue devises destruction, working treachery.

International Standard Version
Your tongue, like a sharp razor, devises wicked things and crafts treachery.

NET Bible
Your tongue carries out your destructive plans; it is as effective as a sharp razor, O deceiver.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Your tongue conceives evil and, like a sharpened razor, you have worked deceit.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Your tongue makes up threats. It's like a sharp razor, you master of deceit.

King James 2000 Bible
Your tongue devises evil; like a sharp razor, working deceitfully.
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