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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They sharpen their tongues like swords(A)
    and aim cruel words like deadly arrows.(B)

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18 The words of the reckless pierce like swords,(A)
    but the tongue of the wise brings healing.(B)

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16 In his right hand he held seven stars,(A) and coming out of his mouth was a sharp, double-edged sword.(B) His face was like the sun(C) shining in all its brilliance.

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