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18 He who conceals hatred has lips of deceit,
    and he who utters slander—he is a fool.
19 In many words, transgression is not lacking,
    but he who restrains his lips is prudent.
20 Choice silver is a tongue of righteousness,
    a heart[a] of wickedness is of little worth.[b]

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  1. Proverbs 10:20 Or “mind”
  2. Proverbs 10:20 Literally “like a little”