Proverbs 12:17-21

17 An honest witness tells the truth,
    but a false witness tells lies.

18 The words of the reckless pierce like swords,
    but the tongue of the wise brings healing.

19 Truthful lips endure forever,
    but a lying tongue lasts only a moment.

20 Deceit is in the hearts of those who plot evil,
    but those who promote peace have joy.

21 No harm overtakes the righteous,
    but the wicked have their fill of trouble.

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One response to “Proverbs 12:17-21

  1. Our tongues can heal by speaking truth in love and giving hope of Christ and His power. Truthful tongues endure forever and the Lord will preserve their way. Those who use their tongues to promote peace and to heal will have joy in their lives from Christ.

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