American Standard Version
The mouth of the righteous is a fountain of life; But violence covereth the mouth of the wicked.
King James Bible
The mouth of a righteous man is a well of life: but violence covereth the mouth of the wicked.
Darby Bible Translation
The mouth of a righteous man is a fountain of life; but the mouth of the wicked covereth violence.
World English Bible
The mouth of the righteous is a spring of life, but violence covers the mouth of the wicked.
Young's Literal Translation
A fountain of life is the mouth of the righteous, And the mouth of the wicked cover doth violence.
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LibraryThe Folly of Slander. Part 2.
"He that uttereth slander is a fool."--Prov. x. 18. I have formerly in this place, discoursing upon this text, explained the nature of the sin here condemned, with its several kinds and ways of practising. II. I shall now proceed to declare the folly of it; and to make good by divers reasons the assertion of the wise man, that "He who uttereth slander is a fool." 1. Slandering is foolish, as sinful and wicked. All sin is foolish upon many accounts; as proceeding from ignorance, error, inconsiderateness, …
Isaac Barrow—Sermons on Evil-Speaking, by Isaac Barrow
Lii. Trust in God.
"But Seek Ye First the Kingdom of God, and his Righteousness, and all These Things Shall be Added unto You. "
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The mouth of the righteous talketh of wisdom, And his tongue speaketh justice.
Blessings are upon the head of the righteous; But violence covereth the mouth of the wicked.
The lips of the righteous feed many; But the foolish die for lack of understanding.
The law of the wise is a fountain of life, That one may depart from the snares of death.
The words of a man's mouth are as deep waters; The wellspring of wisdom is as a flowing brook.
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