New American Standard Bible
Blessings are on the head of the righteous, But the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.
King James Bible
Blessings are upon the head of the just: but violence covereth the mouth of the wicked.
Darby Bible Translation
Blessings are upon the head of a righteous man; but the mouth of the wicked covereth violence.
World English Bible
Blessings are on the head of the righteous, but violence covers the mouth of the wicked.
Young's Literal Translation
Blessings are for the head of the righteous, And the mouth of the wicked cover doth violence.
Proverbs 10:6 Parallel
CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Covereth ... - The meaning is perhaps, the violence which the wicked has done is as a bandage over his mouth, reducing him to a silence and shame, like that of the leper Leviticus 13:45; Micah 3:7 or the condemned criminal Esther 7:8, whose "face is covered."
LibraryThe Folly of Slander. Part 2.
"He that uttereth slander is a fool."--Prov. x. 18. I have formerly in this place, discoursing upon this text, explained the nature of the sin here condemned, with its several kinds and ways of practising. II. I shall now proceed to declare the folly of it; and to make good by divers reasons the assertion of the wise man, that "He who uttereth slander is a fool." 1. Slandering is foolish, as sinful and wicked. All sin is foolish upon many accounts; as proceeding from ignorance, error, inconsiderateness, …
Isaac Barrow—Sermons on Evil-Speaking, by Isaac Barrow
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He who gathers in summer is a son who acts wisely, But he who sleeps in harvest is a son who acts shamefully.
The mouth of the righteous is a fountain of life, But the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.
A faithful man will abound with blessings, But he who makes haste to be rich will not go unpunished.
"Because of violence to your brother Jacob, You will be covered with shame, And you will be cut off forever.
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