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Proverbs 21:28

28  kA false witness will perish,

but the word of a man who hears will endure.

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Proverbs 21:28 — The New International Version (NIV)

28 A false witness will perish,

but a careful listener will testify successfully.

Proverbs 21:28 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

28 A false witness shall perish:

But the man that heareth speaketh constantly.

Proverbs 21:28 — New Living Translation (NLT)

28 A false witness will be cut off,

but a credible witness will be allowed to speak.

Proverbs 21:28 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

28 A false witness shall perish,

But the man who hears him will speak endlessly.

Proverbs 21:28 — New Century Version (NCV)

28 A lying witness will be forgotten,

but a truthful witness will speak on.

Proverbs 21:28 — American Standard Version (ASV)

28 A false witness shall perish;

But the man that heareth shall speak so as to endure.

Proverbs 21:28 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

28 A lying witness shall perish; and a man that heareth shall speak constantly.

Proverbs 21:28 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

28 A lying witness will die, 

but a person who listens to advice will continue to speak. 

Proverbs 21:28 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

28 A lying witness will perish,

but the one who listens will speak successfully.

Proverbs 21:28 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

28 A false witness will perish,

but a good listener will testify successfully.

Proverbs 21:28 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

28 A false witness will perish,

but a man who listens will testify with success.

Proverbs 21:28 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

28 Witnesses who aren’t honest will die.

And anyone who listens to them will be destroyed forever.

Proverbs 21:28 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

28 A false witness will perish,

But the man who listens to the truth will speak forever.


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