Proverbs 17:4

English Standard Version

4 An evildoer listens to wicked lips, and a liar gives ear to a mischievous tongue.

New International Version

4 A wicked person listens to deceitful lips; a liar pays attention to a destructive tongue.

New Int. Readers Version

4 An evil person listens to evil words. A liar pays attention to words that are harmful.

King James Version

4 A wicked doer giveth heed to false lips; and a liar giveth ear to a naughty tongue.