New Living Translation
A corrupt witness makes a mockery of justice; the mouth of the wicked gulps down evil.
King James Bible
An ungodly witness scorneth judgment: and the mouth of the wicked devoureth iniquity.
Darby Bible Translation
A witness of Belial scorneth judgment, and the mouth of the wicked swalloweth down iniquity.
World English Bible
A corrupt witness mocks justice, and the mouth of the wicked gulps down iniquity.
Young's Literal Translation
A worthless witness scorneth judgment, And the mouth of the wicked swalloweth iniquity.
Proverbs 19:28 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
19:28 Scorneth - Hath no reverence to the place of justice, nor to the presence of God there. Devoureth - Utters it with greediness and delight.
LibraryThe Wrath of God
What does every sin deserve? God's wrath and curse, both in this life, and in that which is to come. Depart from me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire.' Matt 25: 41. Man having sinned, is like a favourite turned out of the king's favour, and deserves the wrath and curse of God. He deserves God's curse. Gal 3: 10. As when Christ cursed the fig-tree, it withered; so, when God curses any, he withers in his soul. Matt 21: 19. God's curse blasts wherever it comes. He deserves also God's wrath, which is …
Thomas Watson—The Ten Commandments
The Unity of God
Man's Misery by the Fall
Covenanting According to the Purposes of God.
How much less pure is a corrupt and sinful person with a thirst for wickedness!
"They enjoyed the sweet taste of wickedness, letting it melt under their tongue.
They savored it, holding it long in their mouths.
"Tell me, has there ever been a man like Job, with his thirst for irreverent talk?
If you stop listening to instruction, my child, you will turn your back on knowledge.
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