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New International Version
An honest witness tells the truth, but a false witness tells lies.
American Standard Version
He that uttereth truth showeth forth righteousness; But a false witness, deceit.
Berean Study Bible
He who speaks the truth declares what is right, but a false witness speaks deceit.
He that speaketh that which he knoweth, sheweth forth justice: but he that lieth, is a deceitful witness.
English Revised Version
He that uttereth truth sheweth forth righteousness, but a false witness deceit.
King James Bible
He that speaketh truth sheweth forth righteousness: but a false witness deceit.
World English Bible
He who is truthful testifies honestly, but a false witness lies.
Young's Literal Translation
Whoso uttereth faithfulness declareth righteousness, And a false witness -- deceit.
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