You who practice deceit,(A)
    your tongue plots destruction;(B)
    it is like a sharpened razor.(C)

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I am in the midst of lions;(A)
    I am forced to dwell among ravenous beasts—
men whose teeth are spears and arrows,
    whose tongues are sharp swords.(B)

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See what they spew from their mouths(A)
    the words from their lips are sharp as swords,(B)
    and they think, “Who can hear us?”(C)

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20 In that day(A) the Lord will use(B) a razor hired from beyond the Euphrates River(C)—the king of Assyria(D)—to shave your head and private parts, and to cut off your beard(E) also.(F)

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God’s Razor of Judgment

“Now, son of man, take a sharp sword and use it as a barber’s razor(A) to shave(B) your head and your beard.(C) Then take a set of scales and divide up the hair.

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