Proverbs 12:13
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New Living Translation
The wicked are trapped by their own words, but the godly escape such trouble.

King James Bible
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
Proverbs 12:13 Parallel Commentaries
"But Seek Ye First the Kingdom of God, and his Righteousness, and all These Things Shall be Added unto You. "
Matth. vi. 33.--"But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness, and all these things shall be added unto you." The perfection even of the most upright creature, speaks always some imperfection in comparison of God, who is most perfect. The heavens, the sun and moon, in respect of lower things here, how glorious do they appear, and without spot! But behold, they are not clean in God's sight! How far are the angels above us who dwell in clay! They appear to be a pure mass of light and
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

Many specimens of the so-called Wisdom Literature are preserved for us in the book of Proverbs, for its contents are by no means confined to what we call proverbs. The first nine chapters constitute a continuous discourse, almost in the manner of a sermon; and of the last two chapters, ch. xxx. is largely made up of enigmas, and xxxi. is in part a description of the good housewife. All, however, are rightly subsumed under the idea of wisdom, which to the Hebrew had always moral relations. The Hebrew
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
2 Peter 2:9
So you see, the Lord knows how to rescue godly people from their trials, even while keeping the wicked under punishment until the day of final judgment.

Psalm 59:12
Because of the sinful things they say, because of the evil that is on their lips, let them be captured by their pride, their curses, and their lies.

Psalm 64:8
Their own tongues will ruin them, and all who see them will shake their heads in scorn.

Proverbs 11:8
The godly are rescued from trouble, and it falls on the wicked instead.

Proverbs 18:7
The mouths of fools are their ruin; they trap themselves with their lips.

Proverbs 18:21
The tongue can bring death or life; those who love to talk will reap the consequences.

Proverbs 21:23
Watch your tongue and keep your mouth shut, and you will stay out of trouble.

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