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     you are plotting destruction.
Your tongue is like a sharp razor,
    you worker of treachery.
You love evil more than good,
    and lying more than speaking the truth.Selah
You love all words that devour,
    O deceitful tongue.

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You who practice deceit,(A)
    your tongue plots destruction;(B)
    it is like a sharpened razor.(C)
You love evil(D) rather than good,
    falsehood(E) rather than speaking the truth.[a]
You love every harmful word,
    you deceitful tongue!(F)

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 52:3 The Hebrew has Selah (a word of uncertain meaning) here and at the end of verse 5.

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