King James Version
In the multitude of words there wanteth not sin: but he that refraineth his lips is wise.
Darby Bible Translation
In the multitude of words there wanteth not transgression; but he that restraineth his lips doeth wisely.
World English Bible
In the multitude of words there is no lack of disobedience, but he who restrains his lips does wisely.
Young's Literal Translation
In the abundance of words transgression ceaseth not, And whoso is restraining his lips is wise.
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CommentaryGeneva Study Bible
In the multitude of words there wanteth not sin: but he that refraineth his lips is wise.Proverbs 10:19 Parallel Commentaries
LibraryThe Folly of Slander. Part 2.
"He that uttereth slander is a fool."--Prov. x. 18. I have formerly in this place, discoursing upon this text, explained the nature of the sin here condemned, with its several kinds and ways of practising. II. I shall now proceed to declare the folly of it; and to make good by divers reasons the assertion of the wise man, that "He who uttereth slander is a fool." 1. Slandering is foolish, as sinful and wicked. All sin is foolish upon many accounts; as proceeding from ignorance, error, inconsiderateness, …
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For in many things we offend all. If any man offend not in word, the same is a perfect man, and able also to bridle the whole body.
Should not the multitude of words be answered? and should a man full of talk be justified?
He that hath knowledge spareth his words: and a man of understanding is of an excellent spirit.
Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.
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For a dream cometh through the multitude of business; and a fool's voice is known by multitude of words.
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