3 pThey bend their tongue like a bow;
falsehood and not truth has grown strong1 in the land;
qand they do not know me, declares the Lord.
8 xTheir tongue is a deadly arrow;
yit speaks deceitfully;
with his mouth zeach speaks peace to his neighbor,
but in his heart ahe plans an ambush for him.
21 You shall be shidden from the lash of the tongue,