In the mouth of the foolish man is a rod for his back, but the lips of the wise will keep them safe.
The words of sinners are destruction for the upright; but the mouth of upright men is their salvation.
Say no more words of pride; let not uncontrolled sayings come out of your mouths: for the Lord is a God of knowledge, by him acts are judged.
He will keep you safe from the evil tongue; and you will have no fear of wasting when it comes.
The smooth lips and the tongue of pride will be cut off by the Lord.
Let the false lips be shut, which say evil against the upright, looking down on him in their pride.
Why do you take pride in wrongdoing, lifting yourself up against the upright man all the day?
My soul is among lions; I am stretched out among those who are on fire, even the sons of men, whose teeth are spears and arrows, and whose tongue is a sharp sword.
A foolish man's lips are a cause of fighting, and his mouth makes him open to blows.
The man of pride, lifted up in soul, is named high-hearted; he is acting in an outburst of pride.
By planting the seed of evil a man will get in the grain of sorrow, and the rod of his wrath will be broken.
He who is ever desiring profit is a cause of fighting; but he who puts his faith in the Lord will be made fat.
And about the ten horns on his head and the other which came up, causing the fall of three; that horn which had eyes, and a mouth saying great things, which seemed to be greater than the other horns.
Because, if you say with your mouth that Jesus is Lord, and have faith in your heart that God has made him come back from the dead, you will have salvation:
Even so the tongue is a small part of the body, but it takes credit for great things. How much wood may be lighted by a very little fire!
For with high-sounding false words, making use of the attraction of unclean desires of the flesh, they get into their power those newly made free from those who are living in error;
Because you have kept my word in quiet strength, I will keep you from the hour of testing which is coming on all the world, to put to the test those who are on earth.
And they overcame him through the blood of the Lamb and the word of their witness; and loving not their lives they freely gave themselves up to death.
And after these things I saw, and the house of the Tent of witness in heaven was open: