New Living Translation
The mouth of the godly person gives wise advice, but the tongue that deceives will be cut off.
King James Bible
The mouth of the just bringeth forth wisdom: but the froward tongue shall be cut out.
Darby Bible Translation
The mouth of a righteous man putteth forth wisdom; but the froward tongue shall be cut out.
World English Bible
The mouth of the righteous brings forth wisdom, but the perverse tongue will be cut off.
Young's Literal Translation
The mouth of the righteous uttereth wisdom, And the tongue of frowardness is cut out.
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From listening to the teaching of Christ, we turn once more to follow His working. It will be remembered, that the visit to Bethany divides the period from the Feast of the Dedication to the last Paschal week into two parts. It also forms the prelude and preparation for the awful events of the End. For, it was on that occasion that the members of the Sanhedrin formally resolved on His Death. It now only remained to settle and carry out the plans for giving effect to their purpose. This is one aspect …
Alfred Edersheim—The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah
The Christian's Hope
Letter xxxi (A. D. 1132) to the Abbot of a Certain Monastery at York, from which the Prior had Departed, Taking Several Religious with Him.
The Poor in Spirit are Enriched with a Kingdom
The godly offer good counsel; they teach right from wrong.
Wise words come from the lips of people with understanding, but those lacking sense will be beaten with a rod.
The crooked heart will not prosper; the lying tongue tumbles into trouble.
When she speaks, her words are wise, and she gives instructions with kindness.
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