18 He (A)who conceals hatred has lying lips,
And he who spreads slander is a fool.
19 When there are (B)many words, transgression is unavoidable,
But (C)he who restrains his lips is wise.
20 The tongue of the righteous is as (D)choice silver,
The heart of the wicked is worth little.

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