Proverbs 18:8

8 A gossip's words are like choice food that goes down to one's innermost being.[a] [b]

Proverbs 18:8 In-Context

6 A fool's lips lead to strife, and his mouth provokes a beating.
7 A fool's mouth is his devastation, and his lips are a trap for his life.
8 A gossip's words are like choice food that goes down to one's innermost being.
9 The one who is truly lazy in his work is brother to a vandal.
10 The name of the Lord is a strong tower; the righteous run to it and are protected.

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