Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Set a watch, O LORD, before my mouth; keep the door of my lips.

Bible References

Set a watch

Psalm 17:3
You have tested my heart;
You have examined me at night.
You have tried me and found nothing evil;
I have determined that my mouth will not sin.
Psalm 39:1
For the choir director, for Jeduthun. A Davidic psalm.I said, “I will guard my ways
so that I may not sin with my tongue;
I will guard my mouth with a muzzle
as long as the wicked are in my presence.”
Psalm 71:8
My mouth is full of praise
and honor to You all day long.
Micah 7:5
Do not rely on a friend;
don’t trust in a close companion.
Seal your mouth
from the woman who lies in your arms.
James 1:26
If anyone thinks he is religious without controlling his tongue, then his religion is useless and he deceives himself.
James 3:2
for we all stumble in many ways. If anyone does not stumble in what he says, he is a mature man who is also able to control his whole body.

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