New American Standard Bible
22 (A)Lying lips are an abomination to the Lord,
But those who deal faithfully are His delight.
23 A (B)prudent man conceals knowledge,
But the heart of fools proclaims folly.
24 The hand of the diligent will rule,
But the [a]slack hand will be (C)put to forced labor.
- Proverbs 12:24 Lit slackness