New Living Translation
Hiding hatred makes you a liar; slandering others makes you a fool.
King James Bible
He that hideth hatred with lying lips, and he that uttereth a slander, is a fool.
Darby Bible Translation
He that covereth hatred hath lying lips, and he that sendeth forth a slander is a fool.
World English Bible
He who hides hatred has lying lips. He who utters a slander is a fool.
Young's Literal Translation
Whoso is covering hatred with lying lips, And whoso is bringing out an evil report is a fool.
Proverbs 10:18 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
10:18 Lying lips - With flattering words. He here condemns two opposite vices, secret hatred, and manifest slander.
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"You must not pass along false rumors. You must not cooperate with evil people by lying on the witness stand.
People may cover their hatred with pleasant words, but they're deceiving you.
"Beware of your neighbor! Don't even trust your brother! For brother takes advantage of brother, and friend slanders friend.
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