18 He that hideth hatred with lying lips, and he that uttereth a slander, is a fool.

Other Translations of Proverbs 10:18

New International Version

18 Whoever conceals hatred with lying lips and spreads slander is a fool.

English Standard Version

18 The one who conceals hatred has lying lips, and whoever utters slander is a fool.

The Message

18 Liars secretly hoard hatred; fools openly spread slander.

New King James Version

18 Whoever hides hatred has lying lips, And whoever spreads slander is a fool.

New Living Translation

18 Hiding hatred makes you a liar; slandering others makes you a fool.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Proverbs 10:18

Commentary on Proverbs 10:18

(Read Proverbs 10:18)

He is especially a fool who thinks to hide anything from God; and malice is no better.