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Proverbs 12:22

22 wLying lips are an abomination to the Lord,

But those who deal truthfully are His delight.

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Proverbs 12:22 — The New International Version (NIV)

22 The Lord detests lying lips,

but he delights in people who are trustworthy.

Proverbs 12:22 — English Standard Version (ESV)

22 Lying lips are an abomination to the Lord,

but those who act faithfully are his delight.

Proverbs 12:22 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

22 Lying lips are abomination to the Lord:

But they that deal truly are his delight.

Proverbs 12:22 — New Living Translation (NLT)

22 The Lord detests lying lips,

but he delights in those who tell the truth.

Proverbs 12:22 — New Century Version (NCV)

22 The Lord hates those who tell lies

but is pleased with those who keep their promises.

Proverbs 12:22 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

22 Lying lips are an abomination to Jehovah;

But they that deal truly are his delight.

Proverbs 12:22 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

22 Lying lips are an abomination to Jehovah; but they that deal truly are his delight.

Proverbs 12:22 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

22 Lips that lie are disgusting to the Lord

but honest people are his delight. 

Proverbs 12:22 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

22 Lying lips are detestable to the Lord,

but faithful people are His delight.

Proverbs 12:22 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

22 Lying lips are an abomination to the Lord,

but those who act faithfully are his delight.

Proverbs 12:22 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

22 An abomination of Yahweh are lips of deceit,

but they who act faithfully are his delight.

Proverbs 12:22 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

22 The Lord hates those whose lips tell lies.

But he is pleased with people who tell the truth.

Proverbs 12:22 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

22 Lying lips are an abomination to the Lord,

But those who deal faithfully are His delight.