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New International Version
The words of a gossip are like choice morsels; they go down to the inmost parts.
American Standard Version
The words of a whisperer are as dainty morsels, And they go down into the innermost parts.
Berean Study Bible
The words of a gossip are like choice morsels that go down into the inmost being.
The words of the double tongued are as if they were harmless: and they reach even to the inner parts of the bowels. Fear casteth down the slothful: and the souls of the effeminate shall be hungry.
English Revised Version
The words of a whisperer are as dainty, morsels, and they go down into the innermost parts of the belly.
King James Bible
The words of a talebearer are as wounds, and they go down into the innermost parts of the belly.
World English Bible
The words of a gossip are like dainty morsels: they go down into a person's innermost parts.
Young's Literal Translation
The words of a tale-bearer are as self-inflicted wounds, And they have gone down to the inner parts of the heart.
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