Proverbs 12:13
Modern Translations
New International Version
Evildoers are trapped by their sinful talk, and so the innocent escape trouble.

New Living Translation
The wicked are trapped by their own words, but the godly escape such trouble.

English Standard Version
An evil man is ensnared by the transgression of his lips, but the righteous escapes from trouble.

Berean Study Bible
An evil man is trapped by his rebellious speech, but a righteous man escapes from trouble.

New American Standard Bible
An evil person is ensnared by the offense of his lips, But the righteous will escape from trouble.

NASB 1995
An evil man is ensnared by the transgression of his lips, But the righteous will escape from trouble.

NASB 1977
An evil man is ensnared by the transgression of his lips, But the righteous will escape from trouble.

Amplified Bible
An evil man is [dangerously] ensnared by the transgression of his lips, But the righteous will escape from trouble.

Christian Standard Bible
By rebellious speech an evil person is trapped, but a righteous person escapes from trouble.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
An evil man is trapped by his rebellious speech, but a righteous one escapes from trouble.

Contemporary English Version
We trap ourselves by telling lies, but we stay out of trouble by living right.

Good News Translation
The wicked are trapped by their own words, but honest people get themselves out of trouble.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
An evil person is trapped by his own sinful talk, but a righteous person escapes from trouble.

International Standard Version
An evil man's sinful speech ensnares him, but the righteous person escapes from trouble.

NET Bible
The evil person is ensnared by the transgression of his speech, but the righteous person escapes out of trouble.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
The wicked is snared by the transgression of his lips: but the just shall come out of trouble.

New King James Version
The wicked is ensnared by the transgression of his lips, But the righteous will come through trouble.

King James 2000 Bible
The wicked is snared by the transgression of his lips: but the just shall escape from trouble.

New Heart English Bible
An evil man is trapped by sinfulness of lips, but the righteous shall come out of trouble.

World English Bible
An evil man is trapped by sinfulness of lips, but the righteous shall come out of trouble.

American King James Version
The wicked is snared by the transgression of his lips: but the just shall come out of trouble.

American Standard Version
In the transgression of the lips is a snare to the evil man; But the righteous shall come out of trouble.

A Faithful Version
The wicked is snared by the transgression of his lips, but the just shall come out of trouble.

Darby Bible Translation
In the transgression of the lips is an evil snare; but a righteous [man] shall go forth out of trouble.

English Revised Version
In the transgression of the lips is a snare to the evil man: but the righteous shall come out of trouble.

Webster's Bible Translation
The wicked is snared by the transgression of his lips: but the just shall come out of trouble.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
The euill man is snared by the wickednesse of his lips, but the iust shall come out of aduersitie.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
The wicked falleth into the snare thorowe the malice of his owne mouth: but the iust shall escape out of all perill.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
The wicked falleth in to the snare thorow ye malyce of his owne mouth, but the iust shal escape out of parell.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
The snare of the wicked [is] in transgression of the lips, "" And the righteous goes out from distress.

Young's Literal Translation
In transgression of the lips is the snare of the wicked, And the righteous goeth out from distress.

Smith's Literal Translation
In the transgression of the lips is the snare of evil: and the just one shall come forth out of straits.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
For the sins of the lips ruin draweth nigh to the evil mall: but the just shall escape out of distress.

Catholic Public Domain Version
For the sins of the lips draw ruin to the evil. But the just shall escape from distress.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
The evil one is caught in the evil of his lips and the righteous escapes from trouble.

Lamsa Bible
The ungodly is caught by the wickedness of his lips; but the righteous shall come out of trouble.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
In the transgression of the lips is a snare to the evil man; But the righteous cometh out of trouble.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
For the sin of his lips a sinner falls into snare; but a righteous man escapes from them. He whose looks are gentle shall be pitied, but he that contends in the gates will afflict souls.








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