New American Standard Bible
The mouth of the righteous utters wisdom, And his tongue speaks justice.
King James Bible
The mouth of the righteous speaketh wisdom, and his tongue talketh of judgment.
Darby Bible Translation
The mouth of the righteous proffereth wisdom, and his tongue speaketh judgment;
World English Bible
The mouth of the righteous talks of wisdom. His tongue speaks justice.
Young's Literal Translation
The mouth of the righteous uttereth wisdom, And his tongue speaketh judgment.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The mouth of the righteous speaketh wisdom - That is, It is a characteristic of the righteous to speak "wise things;" not to utter folly. His conversation is serious, earnest, true, pure; and his words are faithful, kind, and just. This, as a part of human conduct, is one of the reasons why God will bless him with prosperity and length of days.
And his tongue talketh of judgment - That is, of just or righteous things. See Matthew 12:35.
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My mouth will speak wisdom, And the meditation of my heart will be understanding.
A Psalm of David. I will sing of lovingkindness and justice, To You, O LORD, I will sing praises.
With my lips I have told of All the ordinances of Your mouth.
"For my mouth will utter truth; And wickedness is an abomination to my lips.
The mouth of the righteous is a fountain of life, But the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.
On the lips of the discerning, wisdom is found, But a rod is for the back of him who lacks understanding.
The mouth of the righteous flows with wisdom, But the perverted tongue will be cut out.
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