Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Behold, we put bits in the horses' mouths, that they may obey us; and we turn about their whole body.

Bible References

General references

James 1:26
If any man among you seems to be religious, not bridling his tongue but deceiving his heart, this man's religion is futile.
2 Kings 19:28
Because of thy raging against me, and because thine arrogance has come up into my ears, therefore I will put my hook in thy nose, and my bridle in thy lips, and I will turn thee back by the way by which thou came.
Psalm 32:9
Become ye not as the horse, or as the mule, which have no understanding, whose trappings must be bit and bridle to hold them in, [else] they will not come near to thee.
Psalm 39:1
I said, I will take heed to my ways, that I sin not with my tongue. I will keep my mouth with a bridle while the wicked man is before me.
Isaiah 37:29
Because of thy raging against me, and because thine arrogance has come up into my ears, therefore I will put my hook in thy nose, and my bridle in thy lips, and I will turn thee back by the way by which thou came.