Proverbs 5:2
Parallel Verses
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.

Proverbs 5:2 Parallel
Barnes' Notes on the Bible

And that thy lips may keep - literally, "and thy lips shall keep."

Proverbs 5:2 Parallel Commentaries

Sinners 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.
(Admonition 25.) Differently to be admonished are those who do not understand aright the words of the sacred Law, and those who understand them indeed aright, but speak them not humbly. For those who understand not aright the words of sacred Law are to be admonished to consider that they turn for themselves a most wholesome drought of wine into a cup of poison, and with a medicinal knife inflict on themselves a mortal wound, when they destroy in themselves what was sound by that whereby they ought,
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great

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