18 For such persons do not serve our Lord Christ, but (A)their own appetites,[a] and (B)by smooth talk and flattery they deceive the hearts of the naive.
18 For those who are such do not serve our Lord [a]Jesus Christ, but (A)their own belly, and (B)by smooth words and flattering speech deceive the hearts of the simple.
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