Proverbs 12:13
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King James Version
The wicked is snared by the transgression of his lips: but the just shall come out of trouble.

Darby Bible Translation
In the transgression of the lips is an evil snare; but a righteous man shall go forth out of trouble.

World English Bible
An evil man is trapped by sinfulness of lips, but the righteous shall come out of trouble.

Young's Literal Translation
In transgression of the lips is the snare of the wicked, And the righteous goeth out from distress.

Proverbs 12:13 Parallel
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King James Translators' Notes

The wicked...: Heb. The snare of the wicked is in the transgression of lips

Geneva Study Bible

The wicked is snared by the transgression of his lips: but the just shall come out of trouble.Proverbs 12:13 Parallel Commentaries

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To Pastors and Teachers
To Pastors and Teachers If all who laboured for the conversion of others were to introduce them immediately into Prayer and the Interior Life, and make it their main design to gain and win over the heart, numberless as well as permanent conversions would certainly ensue. On the contrary, few and transient fruits must attend that labour which is confined to outward matters; such as burdening the disciple with a thousand precepts for external exercises, instead of leaving the soul to Christ by the
Madame Guyon—A Short and Easy Method of Prayer

Of Having Confidence in God when Evil Words are Cast at Us
"My Son, stand fast and believe in Me. For what are words but words? They fly through the air, but they bruise no stone. If thou are guilty, think how thou wouldst gladly amend thyself; if thou knowest nothing against thyself, consider that thou wilt gladly bear this for God's sake. It is little enough that thou sometimes hast to bear hard words, for thou art not yet able to bear hard blows. And wherefore do such trivial matters go to thine heart, except that thou art yet carnal, and regardest
Thomas A Kempis—Imitation of Christ

The Ninth Commandment
Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour.' Exod 20: 16. THE tongue which at first was made to be an organ of God's praise, is now become an instrument of unrighteousness. This commandment binds the tongue to its good behaviour. God has set two natural fences to keep in the tongue, the teeth and lips; and this commandment is a third fence set about it, that it should not break forth into evil. It has a prohibitory and a mandatory part: the first is set down in plain words, the other
Thomas Watson—The Ten Commandments

Cross References
2 Peter 2:9
The Lord knoweth how to deliver the godly out of temptations, and to reserve the unjust unto the day of judgment to be punished:

Psalm 59:12
For the sin of their mouth and the words of their lips let them even be taken in their pride: and for cursing and lying which they speak.

Psalm 64:8
So they shall make their own tongue to fall upon themselves: all that see them shall flee away.

Proverbs 11:8
The righteous is delivered out of trouble, and the wicked cometh in his stead.

Proverbs 18:7
A fool's mouth is his destruction, and his lips are the snare of his soul.

Proverbs 18:21
Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.

Proverbs 21:23
Whoso keepeth his mouth and his tongue keepeth his soul from troubles.

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