With her many persuasions she entices him;With her flattering lips she seduces him.
All who see me sneer at me;They separate with the lip, they wag the head, saying,
Who have said, “With our tongue we will prevail;Our lips are our own; who is lord over us?”
For your hands are defiled with bloodAnd your fingers with iniquity;Your lips have spoken falsehood,Your tongue mutters wickedness.
They sharpen their tongues as a serpent;Poison of a viper is under their lips. Selah.
For their minds devise violence,And their lips talk of trouble.
A worthless man digs up evil,While his words are like scorching fire.
Do not be a witness against your neighbor without cause,And do not deceive with your lips.
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