Proverbs 10:6; Proverbs 10:8; Proverbs 10:10–11; Proverbs 10:14; Proverbs 11:9; Proverbs 12:6; Proverbs 14:3; Proverbs 15:2; Proverbs 15:7; Proverbs 15:7; Proverbs 16:23; Proverbs 18:6–7; Proverbs 19:1; Proverbs 23:15–16; Proverbs 24:1–2; Proverbs 26:7

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Proverbs 10:6

Blessings are on the head of the righteous,

but nthe mouth of the wicked conceals violence.1

Proverbs 10:8

qThe wise of heart will receive commandments,

but a babbling fool will come to ruin.

Proverbs 10:10–11

10  Whoever twinks the eye causes trouble,

and a babbling fool will come to ruin.

11  uThe mouth of the righteous is va fountain of life,

but the mouth of the wicked nconceals violence.

Proverbs 10:14

14  The wise zlay up knowledge,

but athe mouth of a fool brings ruin near.

Proverbs 11:9

With his mouth the godless man would destroy his neighbor,

but by knowledge the righteous are delivered.

Proverbs 12:6

The words of the wicked ilie in wait for blood,

but jthe mouth of the upright delivers them.

Proverbs 14:3

By the mouth of a fool comes ja rod for his back,1

kbut the lips of the wise will preserve them.

Proverbs 15:2

The tongue of the wise commends knowledge,

but fthe mouths of fools pour out folly.

Proverbs 15:7

nThe lips of the wise spread knowledge;

nnot so the hearts of fools.1

Proverbs 15:7

nThe lips of the wise spread knowledge;

nnot so the hearts of fools.1

Proverbs 16:23

23  tThe heart of the wise makes his speech judicious

and adds persuasiveness to his lips.

Proverbs 18:6–7

A fool’s lips walk into a fight,

and his mouth invites da beating.

eA fool’s mouth is his ruin,

and his lips are a snare to his soul.

Proverbs 19:1

aBetter is a poor person who bwalks in his integrity

than one who is crooked in speech and is a fool.

Proverbs 23:15–16

15  qMy son, if your heart is wise,

my heart too will be glad.

16  My rinmost being1 will exult

when your lips speak swhat is right.

Proverbs 24:1–2

Be not uenvious of evil men,

nor desire to be vwith them,

for their hearts wdevise violence,

and their lips xtalk of trouble.

Proverbs 26:7

Like a lame man’s legs, which hang useless,

is a proverb in the mouth of fools.