Proverbs 21:23
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New American Standard Bible
He who guards his mouth and his tongue, Guards his soul from troubles.

King James Bible
Whoso keepeth his mouth and his tongue keepeth his soul from troubles.

Darby Bible Translation
Whoso keepeth his mouth and his tongue keepeth his soul from troubles.

World English Bible
Whoever guards his mouth and his tongue keeps his soul from troubles.

Young's Literal Translation
Whoso is keeping his mouth and his tongue, Is keeping from adversities his soul.

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Library
Epistle Cvi. To Syagrius, Ætherius, virgilius, and Desiderius, Bishops .
To Syagrius, Ætherius, Virgilius, and Desiderius, Bishops [65] . Gregory to Syagrius of Augustodunum (Autun), Etherius of Lugdunum (Lyons), Virgilius of Aretale (Arles), and Desiderius of Vienna (Vienne), bishops of Gaul. A paribus. Our Head, which is Christ, has to this end willed us to be His members, that through the bond of charity and faith He might make us one body in Himself. And to Him it befits us so to adhere in heart, that, since without Him we can be nothing, through Him we may
Saint Gregory the Great—the Epistles of Saint Gregory the Great

Ahaz
The accession of Ahaz to the throne brought Isaiah and his associates face to face with conditions more appalling than any that had hitherto existed in the realm of Judah. Many who had formerly withstood the seductive influence of idolatrous practices were now being persuaded to take part in the worship of heathen deities. Princes in Israel were proving untrue to their trust; false prophets were arising with messages to lead astray; even some of the priests were teaching for hire. Yet the leaders
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Cross References
James 3:2
For we all stumble in many ways. If anyone does not stumble in what he says, he is a perfect man, able to bridle the whole body as well.

Psalm 141:3
Set a guard, O LORD, over my mouth; Keep watch over the door of my lips.

Proverbs 12:13
An evil man is ensnared by the transgression of his lips, But the righteous will escape from trouble.

Proverbs 13:3
The one who guards his mouth preserves his life; The one who opens wide his lips comes to ruin.

Proverbs 18:21
Death and life are in the power of the tongue, And those who love it will eat its fruit.

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