20 Do not curse the king even in your thoughts,(A)
and do not curse a rich person even in your bedroom,(B)
for a bird of the sky may carry the message,
and a winged creature may report the matter.

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“I did not know, brothers, that he was the high priest,” replied Paul. “For it is written, You must not speak evil of a ruler of your people.[a](A)

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Footnotes

  1. 23:5 Ex 22:28

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