New Living Translation
but no one can tame the tongue. It is restless and evil, full of deadly poison.
King James Bible
But the tongue can no man tame; it is an unruly evil, full of deadly poison.
Darby Bible Translation
but the tongue can no one among men tame; it is an unsettled evil, full of death-bringing poison.
World English Bible
But nobody can tame the tongue. It is a restless evil, full of deadly poison.
Young's Literal Translation
and the tongue no one of men is able to subdue, it is an unruly evil, full of deadly poison,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
3:8 But no man can tame the tongue - Of another; no, nor his own, without peculiar help from God.
LibraryWhether Wisdom is in all who have Grace?
Objection 1: It would seem that wisdom is not in all who have grace. For it is more to have wisdom than to hear wisdom. Now it is only for the perfect to hear wisdom, according to 1 Cor. 2:6: "We speak wisdom among the perfect." Since then not all who have grace are perfect, it seems that much less all who have grace have wisdom. Objection 2: Further, "The wise man sets things in order," as the Philosopher states (Metaph. i, 2): and it is written (James 3:17) that the wise man "judges without dissimulation …
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Their tongues sting like a snake; the venom of a viper drips from their lips. Interlude
The crooked heart will not prosper; the lying tongue tumbles into trouble.
If a snake bites before you charm it, what's the use of being a snake charmer?
"Their talk is foul, like the stench from an open grave. Their tongues are filled with lies." "Snake venom drips from their lips."
People can tame all kinds of animals, birds, reptiles, and fish,
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