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.
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CommentaryProverbs 12:13 Parallel Commentaries
Library"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
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.
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.
Their own tongues will ruin them, and all who see them will shake their heads in scorn.
The godly are rescued from trouble, and it falls on the wicked instead.
The mouths of fools are their ruin; they trap themselves with their lips.
The tongue can bring death or life; those who love to talk will reap the consequences.
Watch your tongue and keep your mouth shut, and you will stay out of trouble.
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