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18 Whoever conceals hatred has lying lips,
    and whoever spreads slander is a fool.
19 Where words are many, sin is not wanting;
    but those who restrain their lips do well.(A)
20 Choice silver is the tongue of the just;
    the heart of the wicked is of little worth.

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