New Living Translation
The words of the godly are like sterling silver; the heart of a fool is worthless.
King James Bible
The tongue of the just is as choice silver: the heart of the wicked is little worth.
Darby Bible Translation
The tongue of the righteous man is as choice silver; the heart of the wicked is little worth.
World English Bible
The tongue of the righteous is like choice silver. The heart of the wicked is of little worth.
Young's Literal Translation
The tongue of the righteous is chosen silver, The heart of the wicked -- as a little thing.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
10:20 Is - Of great worth and use. Heart - And consequently the tongue.
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