18 Liars secretly hoard hatred;
    fools openly spread slander.

19 The more talk, the less truth;
    the wise measure their words.

20 The speech of a good person is worth waiting for;
    the blabber of the wicked is worthless.

Read full chapter
The Message (MSG)

Copyright © 1993, 2002, 2018 by Eugene H. Peterson

Bible Gateway Sponsors