Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright: but the mouth of fools poureth out foolishness.
A man hath joy in the answer of his mouth; And a word in due season, how good is it!
A prudent man concealeth knowledge; But the heart of fools proclaimeth foolishness.
Every prudent man worketh with knowledge; But a fool flaunteth his folly.
The heart of the wise instructeth his mouth, And addeth learning to his lips.
A word fitly spoken Is like apples of gold in network of silver.
My heart overfloweth with a goodly matter; I speak the things which I have made touching the king: My tongue is the pen of a ready writer.
The words of a wise man's mouth are gracious; but the lips of a fool will swallow up himself.
The Lord Jehovah hath given me the tongue of them that are taught, that I may know how to sustain with words him that is weary: he wakeneth morning by morning, he wakeneth mine ear to hear as they that are taught.
Behold, they belch out with their mouth; Swords are in their lips: For who,'say they , doth hear?
Wisdom resteth in the heart of him that hath understanding; But that which is in the inward part of fools is made known.
Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise; When he shutteth his lips, he is esteemed as prudent.
But the things which proceed out of the mouth come forth out of the heart; and they defile the man.