New American Standard Bible
There is one who speaks rashly like the thrusts of a sword, But the tongue of the wise brings healing.
King James Bible
There is that speaketh like the piercings of a sword: but the tongue of the wise is health.
Darby Bible Translation
There is that babbleth like the piercings of a sword; but the tongue of the wise is health.
World English Bible
There is one who speaks rashly like the piercing of a sword, but the tongue of the wise heals.
Young's Literal Translation
A rash speaker is like piercings of a sword, And the tongue of the wise is healing.
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To Pastors and Teachers If all who laboured for the conversion of others were to introduce them immediately into Prayer and the Interior Life, and make it their main design to gain and win over the heart, numberless as well as permanent conversions would certainly ensue. On the contrary, few and transient fruits must attend that labour which is confined to outward matters; such as burdening the disciple with a thousand precepts for external exercises, instead of leaving the soul to Christ by the …
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My soul is among lions; I must lie among those who breathe forth fire, Even the sons of men, whose teeth are spears and arrows And their tongue a sharp sword.
Behold, they belch forth with their mouth; Swords are in their lips, For, they say, "Who hears?"
For they are life to those who find them And health to all their body.
He who speaks truth tells what is right, But a false witness, deceit.
A soothing tongue is a tree of life, But perversion in it crushes the spirit.
Like a club and a sword and a sharp arrow Is a man who bears false witness against his neighbor.
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