16 The [a](A)wages of the righteous is life,
The income of the wicked, punishment.
17 He (B)is on the path of life who heeds instruction,
But he who ignores reproof goes astray.
18 He (C)who conceals hatred has lying lips,
And he who spreads slander is a fool.

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