I said, to myself, I will take heed to my ways, That I sin not with my tongue, - I will put on my mouth a muzzle, So long as the lawless is before me.
to the end that Yahweh may establish his word which he spake concerning me, saying, If thy sons will take heed to their way, by walking before me, in truth, with all their heart, and with all their soul, (then, said he) there shall not be cut off to thee a man, from off the throne of Israel.
But, Jehu, took not heed to walk in the law of Yahweh God of Israel, with all his heart, - he turned not away from the sins of Jeroboam, which he caused, Israel, to commit.
and, with them, Heman and Jeduthun, and the rest of the chosen ones, who were distinguished by name, - to give thanks unto Yahweh, For, age-abiding, is his lovingkindness!
And he said unto her, As one of the base women speaketh, speakest thou? Blessing, shall we accept from God, and, misfortune, shall we not accept? In all this, Job sinned not with his lips.
Surely, towards God, silence becometh my soul, From him, is my salvation:
[BETH] Wherewithal can a young man keep pure his way? By taking heed, according to thy word.
And David and the captains of the host set apart for service, unto the sons of Asaph and Heman and Jeduthun, such as should prophesy, with lyres, with harps, and with cymbals, - and, the number of the workers, for their service, was:
Them who say - With our tongue, will we prevail, our lips, are our own, who is our master?
Keep thy tongue from wickedness, And thy lips from speaking deceit:
They mock, and wickedly command oppression, From on high, they command;
With my voice - unto God, will I make outcry, With my voice unto God, and he will give ear unto me;
Make level the track of thy foot, that, all thy ways, may be directed aright:
Death and life, are in the power of the tongue, and, its friends, shall eat its fruits.
Do not trust in a friend, do not put confidence in an associate, - from her that lieth in thy bosom, keep thou the doors of thy mouth;
In wisdom, be walking towards them who are without, - the opportunity, buying out for yourselves,
For this cause, it behoveth us, with unwonted firmness, to be holding fast unto the things that have been heard, lest, at any time, we drift away.
If any thinketh he is observant of religion, not curbing his own tongue, but deceiving his own heart, this one's, religious observance is, vain:
For, oft, are we stumbling, one and all: If anyone, in word, doth not stumble, the same, is a mature man, able to curb even the whole body.