Add parallel Print Page Options

18 Whoever conceals hatred is a deceitful liar,
    and whoever spreads slander is a fool.
19 Transgression is at work where people talk too much,
    but anyone who holds his tongue is prudent.
20 What the righteous person says[a] is like precious silver;
    the thoughts of the wicked are compared to small things.

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. Proverbs 10:20 Lit. The tongue of the righteous
International Standard Version (ISV)

Copyright © 1995-2014 by ISV Foundation. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED INTERNATIONALLY. Used by permission of Davidson Press, LLC.

Bible Gateway Sponsors