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Proverbs 8:7 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— For my mouth shall utter truth; And wickedness is an abomination to my lips.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— For my mouth shall speak truth; and wickedness [is] an abomination to my lips.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “For my mouth will utter truth; And wickedness is an abomination to my lips.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— For my mouth shall speak truth; and wickedness [is] an abomination to my lips.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— For my palate shall meditate truth, and wickedness is an abomination to my lips.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— For, faithfulness, shall my mouth softly utter, but, the abomination of my lips, shall be lawlessness;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— For truth doth my mouth utter, And an abomination to my lips [is] wickedness.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— My mouth shall meditate truth, and my lips shall hate wickedness.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— For my mouth shall speake truth, and wickednesse [is] an abomination to my lippes.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— For my throat shall meditate truth; and false lips are an abomination before me.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— For my mouth shall speak truth; and wickedness [is] an abomination to my lips.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
For x3588
(3588) Complement
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
my mouth 2441
{2441} Prime
Probably from H2496 in the sense of tasting; properly the palate or inside of the mouth; hence the mouth itself (as the organ of speech, taste and kissing).
shall speak 1897
{1897} Prime
A primitive root (compare H1901); to murmur (in pleasure or anger); by implication to ponder.
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
truth; 571
{0571} Prime
Contracted from H0539; stability; figuratively certainty, truth, trustworthiness.
and wickedness 7562
{7562} Prime
From H7561; a wrong (especially moral).
[is] an abomination 8441
{8441} Prime
Feminine active participle of H8581; properly something disgusting (morally), that is, (as noun) an abhorrence; especially idolatry or (concretely) an idol.
to my lips. 8193
{8193} Prime
(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.).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Proverbs 8:7

_ _ For ... truth — literally, “My palate shall meditate,” or (as Orientals did) “mutter,” my thoughts expressed only to myself are truth.

_ _ wickedness — specially falsehood, as opposed to truth.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Proverbs 8:1-11.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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my mouth:

Job 36:4 For truly my words [shall] not [be] false: he that is perfect in knowledge [is] with thee.
John 1:17 For the law was given by Moses, [but] grace and truth came by Jesus Christ.
John 8:14 Jesus answered and said unto them, Though I bear record of myself, [yet] my record is true: for I know whence I came, and whither I go; but ye cannot tell whence I come, and whither I go.
John 8:45-46 And because I tell [you] the truth, ye believe me not. ... Which of you convinceth me of sin? And if I say the truth, why do ye not believe me?
John 14:6 Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.
John 17:17 Sanctify them through thy truth: thy word is truth.
John 18:37 Pilate therefore said unto him, Art thou a king then? Jesus answered, Thou sayest that I am a king. To this end was I born, and for this cause came I into the world, that I should bear witness unto the truth. Every one that is of the truth heareth my voice.
Revelation 3:14 And unto the angel of the church of the Laodiceans write; These things saith the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the creation of God;

an abomination to:
Heb. the abomination of,
Proverbs 12:22 Lying lips [are] abomination to the LORD: but they that deal truly [are] his delight.
Proverbs 16:12 [It is] an abomination to kings to commit wickedness: for the throne is established by righteousness.
Proverbs 29:27 An unjust man [is] an abomination to the just: and [he that is] upright in the way [is] abomination to the wicked.
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Jb 36:4. Pv 12:22; 16:12; 29:27. Jn 1:17; 8:14, 45; 14:6; 17:17; 18:37. Rv 3:14.

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