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18 Lying lips conceal hatred,
    and whoever utters slander is a fool.
19 When words are many, transgression is not lacking,
    but the prudent are restrained in speech.
20 The tongue of the righteous is choice silver;
    the mind of the wicked is of little worth.

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18 Whoever conceals hatred with lying lips(A)
    and spreads slander is a fool.

19 Sin is not ended by multiplying words,
    but the prudent hold their tongues.(B)

20 The tongue of the righteous is choice silver,
    but the heart of the wicked is of little value.

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