18 The one who conceals hatred has lying lips,
and whoever spreads slander is a fool.(A)

19 When there are many words, sin is unavoidable,
but the one who controls his lips is prudent.(B)

20 The tongue of the righteous is pure silver;
the heart of the wicked is of little value.(C)

Read full chapter
Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

The Christian Standard Bible. Copyright © 2017 by Holman Bible Publishers. Used by permission. Christian Standard Bible®, and CSB® are federally registered trademarks of Holman Bible Publishers, all rights reserved.

Bible Gateway Recommends

CSB Study Bible for Girls Hot Pink, Paisley Design LeatherTouch
CSB Study Bible for Girls Hot Pink, Paisley Design LeatherTouch
Retail: $39.99
Our Price: $13.99
Save: $26.00 (65%)
CSB Spurgeon Study Bible, Cloth Over Board
CSB Spurgeon Study Bible, Cloth Over Board
Retail: $49.99
Our Price: $31.99
Save: $18.00 (36%)
4.5 of 5.0 stars
CSB Study Bible for Boys Charcoal/Orange, Wood Design LeatherTouch
CSB Study Bible for Boys Charcoal/Orange, Wood Design LeatherTouch
Retail: $39.99
Our Price: $13.99
Save: $26.00 (65%)
CSB Day-by-Day Chronological Bible--soft leather-look, brown
CSB Day-by-Day Chronological Bible--soft leather-look, brown
Retail: $39.99
Our Price: $25.49
Save: $14.50 (36%)
4.5 of 5.0 stars
CSB One Big Story Bible--soft leather-look, rainbow dust
CSB One Big Story Bible--soft leather-look, rainbow dust
Retail: $36.99
Our Price: $23.99
Save: $13.00 (35%)

Bible Gateway Sponsors