21 His buttery words are smooth,
but war is in his heart.
His words are softer than oil,
but they are drawn swords.(A)

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Their tongues are deadly arrows—
they speak deception.(A)
With his mouth
one speaks peaceably with his friend,
but inwardly he sets up an ambush.

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12 For the wealthy of the city are full of violence,(A)
and its residents speak lies;(B)
the tongues in their mouths are deceitful.(C)

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