Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

A fool's mouth is his destruction, and his lips are the snare of his soul.

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Bible References

His destruction

Proverbs 10:8
The wise of heart will receive commands: and the foolish of lips shall fall.
Proverbs 12:13
In the transgression of the lips is the snare of evil: and the just one shall come forth out of straits.
Proverbs 13:3
He guarding his mouth, watched his soul: he opening wide his lips, destruction to him.
Ecclesiastes 10:11
If a serpent will bite without magic; and no pre?minence to the possessor of the tongue.

His lips

Proverbs 6:2
Thou wert snared with the sayings of thy mouth, thou wert taken with the sayings of thy mouth.
Judges 11:35
And it will be when he saw her, and he will tear his garments, and will say, Alas, my daughter bowing down, thou didst bow me down, and thou art in my trouble: and I opened my mouth to Jehovah, and I shall not be able to turn back.
1 Samuel 14:24
And the man Israel was pressed in that day: and Saul will curse the people, saying, Cursed the men who shall eat bread till the evening, and I was avenged of mine enemy. And all the people tasted not bread.
Mark 6:23
And he swore to her, That whatever thou shouldest ask, I will give thee, even to half my kingdom.
Acts 23:14
Who having come to the chief priests and elders, said, By an anathema, we anathematized ourselves, to taste of nothing till we kill Paul.

General references

Proverbs 6:2
Thou wert snared with the sayings of thy mouth, thou wert taken with the sayings of thy mouth.