New American Standard Bible
That you may observe discretion And your lips may reserve knowledge.
King James Bible
That thou mayest regard discretion, and that thy lips may keep knowledge.
Darby Bible Translation
that thou mayest keep reflection, and that thy lips may preserve knowledge.
World English Bible
that you may maintain discretion, that your lips may preserve knowledge.
Young's Literal Translation
To observe thoughtfulness, And knowledge do thy lips keep.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
And that thy lips may keep - literally, "and thy lips shall keep."
LibrarySinners Bound with the Cords of Sin
A Sermon (No. 915) delivered on Sabbath morning, February 13th, 1870 at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington, by C. H. Spurgeon. "His own iniquities shall take the wicked himself, and he shall be holden with the cords of his sins." -- Proverbs 5:22. The first sentence has reference to a net in which birds or beasts are taken. The ungodly man first of all finds sin to be a bait, and charmed by its apparent pleasantness he indulges in it and then he becomes entangled in its meshes so that he cannot …
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs
How the Rude in Sacred Learning, and those who are Learned but not Humble, are to be Admonished.
My son, let them not vanish from your sight; Keep sound wisdom and discretion,
"For the lips of a priest should preserve knowledge, and men should seek instruction from his mouth; for he is the messenger of the LORD of hosts.
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