New American Standard Bible
He who has a crooked mind finds no good, And he who is perverted in his language falls into evil.
King James Bible
He that hath a froward heart findeth no good: and he that hath a perverse tongue falleth into mischief.
Darby Bible Translation
He that hath a perverse heart findeth no good; and he that shifteth about with his tongue falleth into evil.
World English Bible
One who has a perverse heart doesn't find prosperity, and one who has a deceitful tongue falls into trouble.
Young's Literal Translation
The perverse of heart findeth not good, And the turned in his tongue falleth into evil.
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A sermon (No. 899) delivered on Lord's Day morning, November 7th, 1869, at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington, by C. H. Spurgeon. "A friend loveth at all times, and a brother is born for adversity."--Proverbs 17:17. There is one thing about the usefulness of which all men are agreed, namely, friendship; but most men are soon aware that counterfeits of friendship are common as autumn leaves. Few men enjoy from others the highest and truest form of friendship. The friendships of this world are …
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But no one can tame the tongue; it is a restless evil and full of deadly poison.
Who with perversity in his heart continually devises evil, Who spreads strife.
The mouth of the righteous flows with wisdom, But the perverted tongue will be cut out.
For there will be no future for the evil man; The lamp of the wicked will be put out.
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