Hold your Tongue!


Proverbs 10:19 In the multitude of words there is no lack of disobedience, but he who restrains his lips does wisely.

Proverbs 13:3 He who guards his mouth guards his soul. One who opens wide his lips comes to ruin.

Proverbs 17:14 The beginning of strife is like breaching a dam, therefore stop contention before quarreling breaks out.

Proverbs 17:27-28 He who spares his words has knowledge. He who is even tempered is a man of understanding. Even a fool, when he keeps silent, is counted wise. When he shuts his lips, he is thought to be discerning.

Proverbs 18:2 A fool has no delight in understanding, but only in revealing his own opinion.

Proverbs 18:21 Death and life are in the power of the tongue; those who love it will eat its fruit.

Proverbs 20:19 He who goes about as a tale-bearer reveals secrets; therefore donít keep company with him who opens wide his lips.

Proverbs 21:23 Whoever guards his mouth and his tongue keeps his soul from troubles.

Proverbs 29:20 Do you see a man who is hasty in his words? There is more hope for a fool than for him.

Proverbs 30:5-6 Every word of God is flawless . . . Donít you add to his words, lest he reprove you, and you be found a liar.

Psalms 17:3 You have proved my heart. You have visited me in the night. You have tried me, and found nothing. I have resolved that my mouth shall not disobey.

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