American Standard Version
The tongue of the righteous is as choice silver: The heart of the wicked is little worth.
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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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. "
Pride of Prosperity
The good man out of his good treasure bringeth forth good things: and the evil man out of his evil treasure bringeth forth evil things.
My fruit is better than gold, yea, than fine gold; And my revenue than choice silver.
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