18 The words of the reckless pierce like swords, but the tongue of the wise brings healing.

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19 Truthful lips endure forever, but a lying tongue lasts only a moment.
20 Deceit is in the hearts of those who plot evil, but those who promote peace have joy.

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21 No harm overtakes the righteous, but the wicked have their fill of trouble.

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22 The LORD detests lying lips, but he delights in people who are trustworthy.

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23 The prudent keep their knowledge to themselves, but a fool’s heart blurts out folly.

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24 Diligent hands will rule, but laziness ends in forced labor.

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25 Anxiety weighs down the heart, but a kind word cheers it up.

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26 The righteous choose their friends carefully, but the way of the wicked leads them astray.

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27 The lazy do not roasta any game, but the diligent feed on the riches of the hunt.

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    • y 12:27 - The meaning of the Hebrew for this word is uncertain.
      28 In the way of righteousness there is life; along that path is immortality.

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