You give your mouth free reign for evil, and your tongue devises deceit.
What will be given to you, and what will be done to you, you treacherous tongue?
Their mouths speak lies, and their right hand deceives,
Rescue me and deliver me from the control of foreigners, whose mouths speak lies, and whose right hand deceives.
For they do not speak peace; they devise clever lies against the peaceful people of the land.
They plan to cast him down from his exalted position. They delight in lies; their mouth utters blessings, while their heart is cursing. Interlude
The words from his mouth are vain and deceptive. He has abandoned behaving wisely and doing good.
Their mouth is full of curses, lies, and oppression, their tongues spread trouble and iniquity.
You love all words that destroy, you deceitful tongue!
Their tongue is a deadly arrow that speaks deceit. With his mouth a person says, "Peace,' to his friend, but inwardly he sets a trap for him.
Their throats are open graves. With their tongues they deceive. The venom of poisonous snakes is under their lips.
Her rich people are filled with violence, and her inhabitants tell lies their tongues speak deceitfully!