New Living Translation
Truthful words stand the test of time, but lies are soon exposed.
King James Bible
The lip of truth shall be established for ever: but a lying tongue is but for a moment.
Darby Bible Translation
The lip of truth shall be established for ever; but a lying tongue is but for a moment.
World English Bible
Truth's lips will be established forever, but a lying tongue is only momentary.
Young's Literal Translation
The lip of truth is established for ever, And for a moment -- a tongue of falsehood.
Proverbs 12:19 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
12:19 A moment - Liars, though they may make a fair shew for a season, yet are quickly convicted.
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1 Kings 13:18
But the old prophet answered, "I am a prophet, too, just as you are. And an angel gave me this command from the LORD: 'Bring him home with you so he can have something to eat and drink.'" But the old man was lying to him.
You love to destroy others with your words, you liar!
But God will strike you down once and for all. He will pull you from your home and uproot you from the land of the living. Interlude
Deceit fills hearts that are plotting evil; joy fills hearts that are planning peace!
A false witness will not go unpunished, and a liar will be destroyed.
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