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to a naughty tongue.
PRO 17:5 Whoso mocketh the poor reproacheth his Maker: and he that is
glad at calamities shall not be unpunished.
PRO 17:6 Children's children are the crown of old men; and the glory of
children are their fathers.
PRO 17:7 Excellent speech becometh not a fool: much less do lying lips
PRO 17:8 A gift is as a precious stone in the eyes of him that hath it:
whithersoever it turneth, it prospereth.
PRO 17:9 He that covereth a transgression seeketh love; but he that
repeateth a matter separateth very friends.
King James Bible