Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
When words abound, transgression is inevitable, but the one who restrains his words is wise.
The evil person is ensnared by the transgression of his speech, but the righteous person escapes out of trouble.
The one who guards his mouth and his tongue keeps his life from troubles.
For the music director, Jeduthun; a psalm of David. I decided, "I will watch what I say and make sure I do not sin with my tongue. I will put a muzzle over my mouth while in the presence of an evil man."
I tell you that on the day of judgment, people will give an account for every worthless word they speak.
If someone thinks he is religious yet does not bridle his tongue, and so deceives his heart, his religion is futile.
For we all stumble in many ways. If someone does not stumble in what he says, he is a perfect individual, able to control the entire body as well.