Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
In the multitude of words there wanteth not sin: but he that refraineth his lips is wise.
He withholding his words will shew knowledge: I man of understanding is a cool spirit
To the overseer, to Jeduthun: chanting of David. I said, I will watch my way from sinning with my tongue: I will watch for my mouth with a muzzle while yet the unjust one is before me.
Wherefore, my dearly beloved brethren, let every man be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger:
For in many things we all stumble. If any stumble not in word, this a perfect man, able to govern by a bridle also the whole body.
He guarding his mouth, watched his soul: he opening wide his lips, destruction to him.
He watching his mouth and his tongue watches his soul from straits.