12 For the sins of their mouths,(A)
    for the words of their lips,(B)
    let them be caught in their pride.(C)
For the curses and lies they utter,

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Blessings crown the head of the righteous,
    but violence overwhelms the mouth of the wicked.[a](A)

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Footnotes

  1. Proverbs 10:6 Or righteous, / but the mouth of the wicked conceals violence
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The mouths of fools are their undoing,
    and their lips are a snare(A) to their very lives.(B)

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