Proverbs 26:23
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New American Standard Bible
Like an earthen vessel overlaid with silver dross Are burning lips and a wicked heart.

King James Bible
Burning lips and a wicked heart are like a potsherd covered with silver dross.

Darby Bible Translation
Ardent lips, and a wicked heart, are as an earthen vessel overlaid with silver dross.

World English Bible
Like silver dross on an earthen vessel are the lips of a fervent one with an evil heart.

Young's Literal Translation
Silver of dross spread over potsherd, Are burning lips and an evil heart.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Burning lips - i. e., "Lips glowing with, affection, uttering warm words of love," joined with a malignant heart, are like a piece of broken earthenware from the furnace, which glitters with the silver drops at stick to it, but is itself worthless.

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We Shall not be Curious in the Ranking of the Duties in which Christian Love...
We shall not be curious in the ranking of the duties in which Christian love should exercise itself. All the commandments of the second table are but branches of it: they might be reduced all to the works of righteousness and of mercy. But truly these are interwoven through other. Though mercy uses to be restricted to the showing of compassion upon men in misery, yet there is a righteousness in that mercy, and there is mercy in the most part of the acts of righteousness, as in not judging rashly,
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

Cross References
Matthew 23:27
"Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you are like whitewashed tombs which on the outside appear beautiful, but inside they are full of dead men's bones and all uncleanness.

Luke 11:39
But the Lord said to him, "Now you Pharisees clean the outside of the cup and of the platter; but inside of you, you are full of robbery and wickedness.

Proverbs 25:4
Take away the dross from the silver, And there comes out a vessel for the smith;

Proverbs 26:25
When he speaks graciously, do not believe him, For there are seven abominations in his heart.

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