Eloquent words are unfit for a fool; how much worse are lying lips to a ruler!
Cross ReferencesPsalm 31:18
May lying lips be silenced, which speak with arrogance against the righteous, full of pride and contempt.
haughty eyes, a lying tongue, hands that shed innocent blood,
Lying lips are detestable to the LORD, but those who deal faithfully are His delight.
Luxury is unseemly for a fool--how much worse for a slave to rule over princes!
Wisdom is too high for a fool; he does not open his mouth in the meeting place.
Like snow in summer and rain at harvest, honor does not befit a fool.
Chapter Outline1. Contrasts between the Righteous and the Wicked
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