16 The wage of a good person is exuberant life;
    an evil person ends up with nothing but sin.

17 The road to life is a disciplined life;
    ignore correction and you’re lost for good.

18 Liars secretly hoard hatred;
    fools openly spread slander.

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16 The wages of the righteous is life,(A)
    but the earnings of the wicked are sin and death.(B)

17 Whoever heeds discipline shows the way to life,(C)
    but whoever ignores correction leads others astray.

18 Whoever conceals hatred with lying lips(D)
    and spreads slander is a fool.

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