Proverbs 17:7
Eloquent words are unfit for a fool; how much worse are lying lips to a ruler!
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Psalm 31:18
May lying lips be silenced, which speak with arrogance against the righteous, full of pride and contempt.

Proverbs 6:17
haughty eyes, a lying tongue, hands that shed innocent blood,

Proverbs 12:22
Lying lips are detestable to the LORD, but those who deal faithfully are His delight.

Proverbs 19:10
Luxury is unseemly for a fool--how much worse for a slave to rule over princes!

Proverbs 24:7
Wisdom is too high for a fool; he does not open his mouth in the meeting place.

Proverbs 26:1
Like snow in summer and rain at harvest, honor does not befit a fool.

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excellent speech

Proverbs 26:7
Like lame legs hanging limp is a proverb in the mouth of a fool.

Psalm 50:16, 17
To the wicked, however, God says, "What right have you to recite My statutes and to bear My covenant on your lips? . . .


Proverbs 16:10-13
A divine verdict is on the lips of a king; his mouth should not betray justice. . . .

Proverbs 29:12
If a ruler listens to lies, all his officials will be wicked.

2 Samuel 23:3
The God of Israel spoke; the Rock of Israel said to me, 'He who rules the people with justice, who rules in the fear of God,

Job 34:12
Indeed, it is true that God does not act wickedly and the Almighty does not pervert justice.

Psalm 101:3-5
I will set no worthless thing before my eyes. I hate the work of those who fall away; it shall not cling to me. . . .

lying lips

Proverbs 12:19
Truthful lips endure forever, but a lying tongue lasts only a moment.

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