you destroy those who tell lies.(A)
The bloodthirsty and deceitful
    you, Lord, detest.

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13 keep your tongue(A) from evil
    and your lips from telling lies.(B)

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Set a guard over my mouth,(A) Lord;
    keep watch over the door of my lips.(B)

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19         a false witness(A) who pours out lies(B)
        and a person who stirs up conflict in the community.(C)

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17 An honest witness tells the truth,
    but a false witness tells lies.(A)

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Those who guard their lips(A) preserve their lives,(B)
    but those who speak rashly will come to ruin.(C)

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Scoundrels use wicked methods,(A)
    they make up evil schemes(B)
to destroy the poor with lies,
    even when the plea of the needy(C) is just.(D)

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