Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Whoso keepeth his mouth and his tongue keepeth his soul from troubles.

Bible References

General references

Proverbs 10:19
Where there is much talk there will be no end to sin, but he who keeps his mouth shut does wisely.
Proverbs 12:13
In the sin of the lips is a net which takes the sinner, but the upright man will come out of trouble.
Proverbs 13:3
He who keeps a watch on his mouth keeps his life; but he whose lips are open wide will have destruction.
Proverbs 17:27
He who has knowledge says little: and he who has a calm spirit is a man of good sense.
Proverbs 18:21
Death and life are in the power of the tongue; and those to whom it is dear will have its fruit for their food.
James 1:26
If a man seems to have religion and has no control over his tongue but lets himself be tricked by what is false, this man's religion is of no value.
James 3:2
For we all go wrong in a number of things. If a man never makes a slip in his talk, then he is a complete man and able to keep all his body in control.

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain