Psalm 37:30
New International Version
The mouths of the righteous utter wisdom, and their tongues speak what is just.

New Living Translation
The godly offer good counsel; they teach right from wrong.

English Standard Version
The mouth of the righteous utters wisdom, and his tongue speaks justice.

Berean Study Bible
The mouth of the righteous man utters wisdom, and his tongue speaks justice.

King James Bible
The mouth of the righteous speaketh wisdom, and his tongue talketh of judgment.

New King James Version
The mouth of the righteous speaks wisdom, And his tongue talks of justice.

New American Standard Bible
The mouth of the righteous utters wisdom, And his tongue speaks justice.

NASB 1995
The mouth of the righteous utters wisdom, And his tongue speaks justice.

NASB 1977
The mouth of the righteous utters wisdom, And his tongue speaks justice.

Amplified Bible
The mouth of the righteous proclaims wisdom, And his tongue speaks justice and truth.

Christian Standard Bible
The mouth of the righteous utters wisdom; his tongue speaks what is just.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The mouth of the righteous utters wisdom; his tongue speaks what is just.

American Standard Version
The mouth of the righteous talketh of wisdom, And his tongue speaketh justice.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
The mouth of the righteous attends to wisdom and his tongue speaks judgment.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
The mouth of the righteous will meditate wisdom, and his tongue will speak of judgment.

Contemporary English Version
Words of wisdom come when good people speak for justice.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The mouth of the just shall meditate wisdom : and his tongue shall speak judgment.

English Revised Version
The mouth of the righteous talketh of wisdom, and his tongue speaketh judgment.

Good News Translation
The words of good people are wise, and they are always fair.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The mouth of the righteous person reflects on wisdom. His tongue speaks what is fair.

International Standard Version
The mouth of the righteous one produces wisdom; his tongue speaks justice.

JPS Tanakh 1917
The mouth of the righteous uttereth wisdom, And his tongue speaketh justice.

Literal Standard Version
The mouth of the righteous utters wisdom, And his tongue speaks judgment.

NET Bible
The godly speak wise words and promote justice.

New Heart English Bible
The mouth of the righteous talks of wisdom. His tongue speaks justice.

World English Bible
The mouth of the righteous talks of wisdom. His tongue speaks justice.

Young's Literal Translation
The mouth of the righteous uttereth wisdom, And his tongue speaketh judgment.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Do Not Envy Those who Do Wrong
29The righteous will inherit the land and dwell in it forever. 30The mouth of the righteous man utters wisdom, and his tongue speaks justice. 31The law of his God is in his heart; his steps do not falter.…

Cross References
Psalm 49:3
My mouth will impart wisdom, and the meditation of my heart will bring understanding.

Psalm 101:1
I will sing of Your loving devotion and justice; to You, O LORD, I will sing praise.

Psalm 119:13
With my lips I proclaim all the judgments of Your mouth.

Proverbs 8:7
For my mouth will speak the truth, and wickedness is detestable to my lips.

Proverbs 10:11
The mouth of the righteous is a fountain of life, but the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.

Proverbs 10:13
Wisdom is found on the lips of the discerning, but a rod is for the back of him who lacks judgment.

Proverbs 10:31
The mouth of the righteous brings forth wisdom, but a perverse tongue will be cut out.


Treasury of Scripture

The mouth of the righteous speaks wisdom, and his tongue talks of judgment.

Psalm 71:15,24
My mouth shall shew forth thy righteousness and thy salvation all the day; for I know not the numbers thereof

Deuteronomy 6:7-9
And thou shalt teach them diligently unto thy children, and shalt talk of them when thou sittest in thine house, and when thou walkest by the way, and when thou liest down, and when thou risest up…

Proverbs 10:21,31
The lips of the righteous feed many: but fools die for want of wisdom…









Verse 30. - The mouth of the righteous speaketh wisdom. (On the essential union of wisdom with goodness, see the Proverbs, passim.) And his tongue talketh of judgment; i.e. utters only what is morally right, and,, in accordance with' truth and goodness. Out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh." A good man out of the good treasure of his heart can only bring forth good things (Matthew 12:34, 35).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
The mouth
פִּֽי־ (pî-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 6310: The mouth, edge, portion, side, according to

of the righteous man
צַ֭דִּיק (ṣad·dîq)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 6662: Just, righteous

utters
יֶהְגֶּ֣ה (yeh·geh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1897: To moan, growl, utter, speak, muse

wisdom,
חָכְמָ֑ה (ḥāḵ·māh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 2451: Wisdom

and his tongue
וּ֝לְשׁוֹנ֗וֹ (ū·lə·šō·w·nōw)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - common singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 3956: The tongue

speaks
תְּדַבֵּ֥ר (tə·ḏab·bêr)
Verb - Piel - Imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 1696: To arrange, to speak, to subdue

justice.
מִשְׁפָּֽט׃ (miš·pāṭ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4941: A verdict, a sentence, formal decree, divine law, penalty, justice, privilege, style


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