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2 Kings 18:26
Then said Eliakim, the son of Hilkiah, and Shebna and Joah unto Rabshakeh, Speak, I pray thee, to thy slaves in the Syrian language, for we understand it, and do not talk with us in the Jews' language in the ears of the people that are on the wall.
But I, as a deaf man, that heard not, and as a dumb man that did not open his mouth.
I said, I will take heed to my ways that I sin not with my tongue: I will keep my mouth with a bit while the wicked is against me.
He that chastens a scorner brings shame unto himself, and he that chastens a wicked man brings himself a blot.
Never answer a fool according to his folly lest thou also be like unto him.
Therefore the prudent shall keep silence in that time, for it is an evil time.
Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, neither cast ye your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet and turn again and rend you.