Will he make many supplications unto thee? will he speak soft words unto thee?
The words of his mouth were smoother than butter, but war was in his heart: his words were softer than oil, yet were they drawn swords.
A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.
The poor useth intreaties; but the rich answereth roughly.
By long forbearing is a prince persuaded, and a soft tongue breaketh the bone.
Which say to the seers, See not; and to the prophets, Prophesy not unto us right things, speak unto us smooth things, prophesy deceits: