but no man can tame the tongue. It is a restless evil, full of deadly poison.
Cross ReferencesPsalm 140:3
They make their tongues as sharp as serpents; the venom of vipers is on their lips. Selah
The one with a perverse heart finds no good, and he whose tongue is deceitful will fall into trouble.
If the snake bites before it is charmed, there is no profit for the charmer.
Their throats are open graves; their tongues practice deceit. The venom of vipers is on their lips.
All kinds of animals, birds, reptiles, and creatures of the sea are being tamed and have been tamed by man,
Chapter Outline1. We are not rashly or arrogantly to reprove others;
5. but rather to bridle the tongue, a little member,
9. but a powerful instrument of much good, and great harm.
13. The truly wise are mild and peaceable, without envy and strife.
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