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Proverbs 6:19 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— A false witness that uttereth lies, And he that soweth discord among brethren.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— A false witness [that] speaketh lies, and he that soweth discord among brethren.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— A false witness [who] utters lies, And one who spreads strife among brothers.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— A false witness [that] speaketh lies, and him that soweth discord among brethren.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— a false witness that uttereth lies, and he that soweth discords among brethren.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— One that uttereth lies—a false witness, and one sending forth strifes between brethren.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— A false witness [who] doth breathe out lies—And one sending forth contentions between brethren.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— A deceitful witness that uttereth lies, and him that soweth discord among brethren.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— A false witnesse [that] speaketh lies; and him that soweth discord among brethren.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— An unjust witness kindles falsehoods, and brings on quarrels between brethren.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— A false witness [that] speaketh lies, and he that soweth discord among brethren.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
A false 8267
{8267} Prime
שֶׁקֶר
sheqer
{sheh'-ker}
From H8266; an untruth; by implication a sham (often adverbially).
witness 5707
{5707} Prime
עֵד
`ed
{ayd}
From H5749 contracted; concretely a witness; abstractly testimony; specifically a recorder, that is, prince.
[that] speaketh 6315
{6315} Prime
פּוּחַ
puwach
{poo'-akh}
A primitive root; to puff, that is, blow with the breath or air; hence to fan (as a breeze), to utter, to kindle (a fire), to scoff.
z8686
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
lies, 3577
{3577} Prime
כָּזָב
kazab
{kaw-zawb'}
From H3576; falsehood; literally (untruth) or figuratively (idol).
and he that soweth 7971
{7971} Prime
שָׁלַח
shalach
{shaw-lakh'}
A primitive root; to send away, for, or out (in a great variety of applications).
z8764
<8764> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Participle (See H8813)
Count - 685
discord 4090
{4090} Prime
מְדָן
m@dan
{med-awn'}
A form of H4066.
among x996
(0996) Complement
בַּיִן
beyn
{bane}
(Sometimes in the plural masculine or feminine); properly the constructively contracted form of an otherwise unused noun from H0995; a distinction; but used only as a preposition, between (repeated before each noun, often with other particles); also as a conjugation, either... or.
brethren. 251
{0251} Prime
אָח
'ach
{awkh}
A primitive word; a brother (used in the widest sense of literal relationship and metaphorical affinity or resemblance (like H0001)).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Proverbs 6:16-19.


Proverbs 6:19

_ _ speaketh — literally, “breathes out,” habitually speaks (Psalms 27:12; Acts 9:1).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Proverbs 6:12-19.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
A false:

Proverbs 12:17 [He that] speaketh truth sheweth forth righteousness: but a false witness deceit.
Proverbs 19:5 A false witness shall not be unpunished, and [he that] speaketh lies shall not escape.
Proverbs 19:9 A false witness shall not be unpunished, and [he that] speaketh lies shall perish.
Proverbs 25:18 A man that beareth false witness against his neighbour [is] a maul, and a sword, and a sharp arrow.
Exodus 20:16 Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour.
Exodus 23:1 Thou shalt not raise a false report: put not thine hand with the wicked to be an unrighteous witness.
Deuteronomy 19:16-20 If a false witness rise up against any man to testify against him [that which is] wrong; ... And those which remain shall hear, and fear, and shall henceforth commit no more any such evil among you.
1 Kings 21:10-15 And set two men, sons of Belial, before him, to bear witness against him, saying, Thou didst blaspheme God and the king. And [then] carry him out, and stone him, that he may die. ... And it came to pass, when Jezebel heard that Naboth was stoned, and was dead, that Jezebel said to Ahab, Arise, take possession of the vineyard of Naboth the Jezreelite, which he refused to give thee for money: for Naboth is not alive, but dead.
Psalms 27:12 Deliver me not over unto the will of mine enemies: for false witnesses are risen up against me, and such as breathe out cruelty.
Psalms 35:11 False witnesses did rise up; they laid to my charge [things] that I knew not.
Matthew 15:19 For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies:
Matthew 26:59 Now the chief priests, and elders, and all the council, sought false witness against Jesus, to put him to death;
Acts 6:13 And set up false witnesses, which said, This man ceaseth not to speak blasphemous words against this holy place, and the law:

that soweth:

Proverbs 6:14 Frowardness [is] in his heart, he deviseth mischief continually; he soweth discord.
Proverbs 16:28 A froward man soweth strife: and a whisperer separateth chief friends.
Proverbs 22:10 Cast out the scorner, and contention shall go out; yea, strife and reproach shall cease.
Proverbs 26:20 Where no wood is, [there] the fire goeth out: so where [there is] no talebearer, the strife ceaseth.
2 Timothy 2:23 But foolish and unlearned questions avoid, knowing that they do gender strifes.
James 3:14-16 But if ye have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, glory not, and lie not against the truth. ... For where envying and strife [is], there [is] confusion and every evil work.
James 3:18 And the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace of them that make peace.
3 John 1:9-10 I wrote unto the church: but Diotrephes, who loveth to have the preeminence among them, receiveth us not. ... Wherefore, if I come, I will remember his deeds which he doeth, prating against us with malicious words: and not content therewith, neither doth he himself receive the brethren, and forbiddeth them that would, and casteth [them] out of the church.
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Ex 20:16; 23:1. Dt 19:16. 1K 21:10. Ps 27:12; 35:11. Pv 6:14; 12:17; 16:28; 19:5, 9; 22:10; 25:18; 26:20. Mt 15:19; 26:59. Ac 6:13. 2Ti 2:23. Jm 3:14, 18. 3Jn 1:9.

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