Let your conversation be always full of grace,(A) seasoned with salt,(B) so that you may know how to answer everyone.(C)

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15 A gentle answer(A) turns away wrath,(B)
    but a harsh word stirs up anger.

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The tongue of the wise adorns knowledge,(A)
    but the mouth of the fool gushes folly.(B)

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The soothing tongue(A) is a tree of life,(B)
    but a perverse tongue crushes the spirit.(C)

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11 Like apples[a] of gold in settings of silver(A)
    is a ruling rightly given.

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Footnotes

  1. Proverbs 25:11 Or possibly apricots

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