29 (A)Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may give (B)grace to those who hear.

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24 (A)Gracious words are like (B)a honeycomb,
    sweetness to the soul and (C)health to the body.

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11 (A)A word fitly spoken
    is like apples of gold in a setting of silver.

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17 The words of the wise heard in (A)quiet are better than the shouting of a ruler among fools.

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12 The words of a wise man's mouth (A)win him favor,[a]
    but (B)the lips of a fool consume him.

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Footnotes

  1. Ecclesiastes 10:12 Or are gracious

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