Psalm 31:18
Modern Translations
New International Version
Let their lying lips be silenced, for with pride and contempt they speak arrogantly against the righteous.

New Living Translation
Silence their lying lips— those proud and arrogant lips that accuse the godly.

English Standard Version
Let the lying lips be mute, which speak insolently against the righteous in pride and contempt.

Berean Study Bible
May lying lips be silenced—lips that speak with arrogance against the righteous, full of pride and contempt.

New American Standard Bible
Let the lying lips be speechless, Which speak arrogantly against the righteous With pride and contempt.

NASB 1995
Let the lying lips be mute, Which speak arrogantly against the righteous With pride and contempt.

NASB 1977
Let the lying lips be dumb, Which speak arrogantly against the righteous With pride and contempt.

Amplified Bible
Let the lying lips be mute, Which speak insolently and arrogantly against the [consistently] righteous With pride and contempt.

Christian Standard Bible
Let lying lips that arrogantly speak against the righteous in proud contempt be silenced.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Let lying lips be quieted; they speak arrogantly against the righteous with pride and contempt.

Contemporary English Version
Silence those proud liars! Make them stop bragging and insulting your people.

Good News Translation
Silence those liars--all the proud and arrogant who speak with contempt about the righteous.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Let [their] lying lips be speechless, since they speak against righteous people with arrogance and contempt.

International Standard Version
Let the lying lips be made still, especially those who speak arrogantly against the righteous with pride and contempt.

NET Bible
May lying lips be silenced--lips that speak defiantly against the innocent with arrogance and contempt!
Classic Translations
King James Bible
Let the lying lips be put to silence; which speak grievous things proudly and contemptuously against the righteous.

New King James Version
Let the lying lips be put to silence, Which speak insolent things proudly and contemptuously against the righteous.

King James 2000 Bible
Let the lying lips be put to silence; who speak grievous things proudly and contemptuously against the righteous.

New Heart English Bible
Let the lying lips be mute, which speak against the righteous insolently, with pride and contempt.

World English Bible
Let the lying lips be mute, which speak against the righteous insolently, with pride and contempt.

American King James Version
Let the lying lips be put to silence; which speak grievous things proudly and contemptuously against the righteous.

American Standard Version
Let the lying lips be dumb, Which speak against the righteous insolently, With pride and contempt.

A Faithful Version
Let the lying lips be put to silence-- the lips which speak arrogantly against the righteous with pride and contempt.

Darby Bible Translation
Let the lying lips become dumb, which speak insolently against the righteous in pride and contempt.

English Revised Version
Let the lying lips be dumb; which speak against the righteous insolently, with pride and contempt.

Webster's Bible Translation
Let the lying lips be put to silence; which speak grievous things proudly and contemptuously against the righteous.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Let the lying lips be made dumme, which cruelly, proudly and spitefully speake against the righteous.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
Let the lying lippes be put to scilence: which speake against ye righteous greeuous thinges with disdaine & contempt.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Let the lyenge lippes be put to sylence, which cruelly, disdanedly & despitefully speake agaynst the rightuous.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
Let lips of falsehood become mute, "" That are speaking against the righteous, "" Ancient sayings, in pride and contempt.

Young's Literal Translation
Let lips of falsehood become dumb, That are speaking against the righteous, Ancient sayings, in pride and contempt.

Smith's Literal Translation
The lips of falsehood shall be mute; speaking boldly in pride and contempt.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
Let deceitful lips be made dumb. Which speak iniquity against the just, with pride and abuse.

Catholic Public Domain Version
May deceitful lips be silenced: those that speak iniquity against the just, in arrogance and in abusiveness.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And the lips of the evil shall be stopped, for they speak lies and insanity against the righteous.

Lamsa Bible
Let the lips of the wicked be silent; for they speak falsely and disdainfully against the righteous.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
Let the lying lips be dumb, Which speak arrogantly against the righteous, With pride and contempt.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Let the deceitful lips become dumb, which speak iniquity against the righteous with pride and scorn.








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