Proverbs 17:7
Eloquent words are unfit for a fool; how much worse are lying lips to a ruler!
Cross References
Psalm 31:18
May lying lips be silenced--lips that speak with arrogance against the righteous, full of pride and contempt.

Proverbs 6:17
haughty eyes, a lying tongue, hands that shed innocent blood,

Proverbs 12:22
Lying lips are detestable to the LORD, but those who deal faithfully are His delight.

Proverbs 19:10
Luxury is unseemly for a fool--how much worse for a slave to rule over princes!

Proverbs 24:7
Wisdom is too high for a fool; he does not open his mouth in the meeting place.

Proverbs 26:1
Like snow in summer and rain at harvest, honor does not befit a fool.

Treasury of Scripture
Excellent speech becomes not a fool: much less do lying lips a prince.

excellent speech

Proverbs 26:7
The legs of the lame are not equal: so is a parable in the mouth of fools.

Psalm 50:16,17
But unto the wicked God saith, What hast thou to do to declare my statutes, or that thou shouldest take my covenant in thy mouth? …


Proverbs 16:10-13
A divine sentence is in the lips of the king: his mouth transgresseth not in judgment…

Proverbs 29:12
If a ruler hearken to lies, all his servants are wicked.

2 Samuel 23:3
The God of Israel said, the Rock of Israel spake to me, He that ruleth over men must be just, ruling in the fear of God.

lying lips

Proverbs 12:19
The lip of truth shall be established for ever: but a lying tongue is but for a moment.


Proverbs 17:6
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