New International Version
A truthful witness saves lives, but a false witness is deceitful.
King James Bible
A true witness delivereth souls: but a deceitful witness speaketh lies.
Darby Bible Translation
A true witness delivereth souls; but deceit uttereth lies.
World English Bible
A truthful witness saves souls, but a false witness is deceitful.
Young's Literal Translation
A true witness is delivering souls, And a deceitful one breatheth out lies.
Proverbs 14:25 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
But the foolishness of fools is folly - The Targum reads, The honor of fools is folly. The fool, from his foolishness, produces acts of folly. This appears to be the meaning.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryA Startling Statement
TEXT: "The wicked shall not be unpunished."--Prov. 11:21. There are very many passages of Scripture which ought to be read in connection with this text; as for example, "Fools make a mock at sin" (Proverbs 14:9), for only a fool would. Better trifle with the pestilence and expose one's self to the plague than to discount the blighting effects of sin. And, again, "The soul that sinneth it shall die" (Ezekiel 18:4). From this clear statement of the word of God there is no escape. Or, again, "Our …
J. Wilbur Chapman—And Judas Iscariot
Sin the Mocker
Epistle xxx. To Eulogius, Bishop of Alexandria.
The Intercession of Christ
The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, and the one who is wise saves lives.
An honest witness does not deceive, but a false witness pours out lies.
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