21 His talk is smooth as butter, yet war is in his heart; his words are more soothing than oil, yet they are drawn swords.

Read Psalm 55:21 Using Other Translations

The words of his mouth were smoother than butter, but war was in his heart: his words were softer than oil, yet were they drawn swords.
His speech was smooth as butter, yet war was in his heart; his words were softer than oil, yet they were drawn swords.
His words are as smooth as butter, but in his heart is war. His words are as soothing as lotion, but underneath are daggers!