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Proverbs 26:26 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Though [his] hatred cover itself with guile, His wickedness shall be openly showed before the assembly.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— [Whose] hatred is covered by deceit, his wickedness shall be shewed before the [whole] congregation.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— [Though his] hatred covers itself with guile, His wickedness will be revealed before the assembly.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— [Whose] hatred is covered by deceit, his wickedness shall be shown before the [whole] congregation.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Though [his] hatred is covered by dissimulation, his wickedness shall be made manifest in the congregation.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Hatred may clothe itself with guile, his wickedness shall be disclosed in the convocation.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Hatred is covered by deceit, Revealed is its wickedness in an assembly.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— He that covereth hatred deceitfully, his malice shall be laid open in the public assembly.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— [Whose] hatred is couered by deceit, his wickednesse shall be shewed before the whole congregation.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— He that hides enmity frames deceit: but being easily discerned, exposes his own sins in the public assemblies.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— [Whose] hatred is covered by deceit, his wickedness shall be shewed before the [whole] congregation.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
[Whose] hatred 8135
{8135} Prime
From H8130; hate.
is covered 3680
{3680} Prime
A primitive root; properly to plump, that is, fill up hollows; by implication to cover (for clothing or secrecy).
<8691> Grammar
Stem - Hithpael (See H8819)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 533
by deceit, 4860
{4860} Prime
From H5377; dissimulation.
his wickedness 7451
{7451} Prime
From H7489; bad or (as noun) evil (naturally or morally). This includes the second (feminine) form; as adjective or noun.
shall be shewed 1540
{1540} Prime
A primitive root; to denude (especially in a disgraceful sense); by implication to exile (captives being usually stripped); figuratively to reveal.
<8735> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 1602
before the [whole] congregation. 6951
{6951} Prime
From H6950; assemblage (usually concretely).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Proverbs 26:26-27

_ _ Deceit will at last be exposed, and the wicked by their own arts often bring on retribution (compare Proverbs 12:13; Psalms 7:16; Psalms 9:17, etc.).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Proverbs 26:24-26.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Proverbs 26:26

Deceit — With false professions of love.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Proverbs 26:26

[Whose] hatred is covered by deceit, his wickedness shall be revealed before the [whole] (m) congregation.

(m) In the assembly of the godly.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Whose hatred is covered by deceit:
or, Hatred is covered in secret,
Genesis 4:8 And Cain talked with Abel his brother: and it came to pass, when they were in the field, that Cain rose up against Abel his brother, and slew him.
1 Samuel 18:17 And Saul said to David, Behold my elder daughter Merab, her will I give thee to wife: only be thou valiant for me, and fight the LORD'S battles. For Saul said, Let not mine hand be upon him, but let the hand of the Philistines be upon him.
1 Samuel 18:21 And Saul said, I will give him her, that she may be a snare to him, and that the hand of the Philistines may be against him. Wherefore Saul said to David, Thou shalt this day be my son in law in [the one of] the twain.
2 Samuel 3:27-30 And when Abner was returned to Hebron, Joab took him aside in the gate to speak with him quietly, and smote him there under the fifth [rib], that he died, for the blood of Asahel his brother. ... So Joab and Abishai his brother slew Abner, because he had slain their brother Asahel at Gibeon in the battle.
2 Samuel 13:22-28 And Absalom spake unto his brother Amnon neither good nor bad: for Absalom hated Amnon, because he had forced his sister Tamar. ... Now Absalom had commanded his servants, saying, Mark ye now when Amnon's heart is merry with wine, and when I say unto you, Smite Amnon; then kill him, fear not: have not I commanded you? be courageous, and be valiant.
Psalms 55:21-23 [The words] of his mouth were smoother than butter, but war [was] in his heart: his words were softer than oil, yet [were] they drawn swords. ... But thou, O God, shalt bring them down into the pit of destruction: bloody and deceitful men shall not live out half their days; but I will trust in thee.
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