A fortune made by a lying tongue is a fleeting vapor and a deadly snare.
Read Proverbs 21:6 Using Other Translations
The getting of treasures by a lying tongue is a vanity tossed to and fro of them that seek death.
The getting of treasures by a lying tongue is a fleeting vapor and a snare of death.
Wealth created by a lying tongue is a vanishing mist and a deadly trap.
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