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Proverbs 4:24 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Put away from thee a wayward mouth, And perverse lips put far from thee.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Put away from thee a froward mouth, and perverse lips put far from thee.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Put away from you a deceitful mouth And put devious speech far from you.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Put away from thee a froward mouth, and perverse lips put far from thee.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Put away from thee perverseness of mouth, and corrupt lips put far from thee.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Remove from thee, perverseness of mouth, and, craftiness of lips, put far from thee.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Turn aside from thee a froward mouth, And perverse lips put far from thee,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Remove from thee a froward mouth, and let detracting lips be far from thee.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Put away from thee a froward mouth, and peruerse lips put farre from thee.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Remove from thee a froward mouth, and put far away from thee unjust lips.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Put away from thee a froward mouth, and perverse lips put far from thee.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Put away 5493
{5493} Prime
סוּר
cuwr
{soor}
A primitive root; to turn off (literally or figuratively).
z8685
<8685> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 731
from x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
thee a froward 6143
{6143} Prime
עִקְּשׁוּת
`iqq@shuwth
{ik-kesh-ooth'}
From H6141; perversity.
mouth, 6310
{6310} Prime
פֶּה
peh
{peh}
From H6284; the mouth (as the means of blowing), whether literally or figuratively (particularly speech); specifically edge, portion or side; adverbially (with preposition) according to.
and perverse 3891
{3891} Prime
לְזוּת
l@zuwth
{lez-ooth'}
From H3868; perverseness.
lips 8193
{8193} Prime
שָׂפָה
saphah
{saw-faw'}
(The second form is in dual and plural); Probably from H5595 or H8192 through the idea of termination (compare H5490); the lip (as a natural boundary); by implication language; by analogy a margin (of a vessel, water, cloth, etc.).
put far 7368
{7368} Prime
רָחַק
rachaq
{raw-khak'}
A primitive root; to widen (in any direction), that is, (intransitively) recede or (transitively) remove (literally or figuratively, of place or relation).
z8685
<8685> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 731
from x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
thee.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Proverbs 4:24

_ _ a froward mouth — that is, a mouth, or words of ill nature. The Hebrew word differs from that used (Proverbs 2:15; Proverbs 3:32).

_ _ perverse — or, “quarreling.”

_ _ lips — or, “words.”

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Proverbs 4:20-27.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Proverbs 4:24

Mouth — All sorts of sinful words.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Job 11:14 If iniquity [be] in thine hand, put it far away, and let not wickedness dwell in thy tabernacles.
Ezekiel 18:31 Cast away from you all your transgressions, whereby ye have transgressed; and make you a new heart and a new spirit: for why will ye die, O house of Israel?
Ephesians 4:25-31 Wherefore putting away lying, speak every man truth with his neighbour: for we are members one of another. ... Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamour, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice:
Colossians 3:8 But now ye also put off all these; anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy communication out of your mouth.
James 1:21 Wherefore lay apart all filthiness and superfluity of naughtiness, and receive with meekness the engrafted word, which is able to save your souls.
James 1:26 If any man among you seem to be religious, and bridleth not his tongue, but deceiveth his own heart, this man's religion [is] vain.
1 Peter 2:1 Wherefore laying aside all malice, and all guile, and hypocrisies, and envies, and all evil speakings,

a:
etc. Heb. frowardness of mouth, and perverseness of lips,
Proverbs 8:8 All the words of my mouth [are] in righteousness; [there is] nothing froward or perverse in them.
Proverbs 8:13 The fear of the LORD [is] to hate evil: pride, and arrogancy, and the evil way, and the froward mouth, do I hate.
Proverbs 17:20 He that hath a froward heart findeth no good: and he that hath a perverse tongue falleth into mischief.
1 Timothy 6:5 Perverse disputings of men of corrupt minds, and destitute of the truth, supposing that gain is godliness: from such withdraw thyself.
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Jb 11:14. Pv 8:8, 13; 17:20. Ezk 18:31. Ep 4:25. Col 3:8. 1Ti 6:5. Jm 1:21, 26. 1P 2:1.

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