Wise men lay up knowledge: but the mouth of the foolish is near destruction.
In the mouth of the foolish is a rod of pride: but the lips of the wise shall preserve them.
In all labour there is profit: but the talk of the lips tendeth only to penury.
The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright: but the mouth of fools poureth out foolishness.
The heart of him that hath understanding seeketh knowledge: but the mouth of fools feedeth on foolishness.
A fool's mouth is his destruction, and his lips are the snare of his soul.
The legs of the lame are not equal: so is a parable in the mouth of fools.
As a thorn goeth up into the hand of a drunkard, so is a parable in the mouth of fools.
Most men will proclaim every one his own goodness: but a faithful man who can find?
It is naught, it is naught, saith the buyer: but when he is gone his way, then he boasteth.
Whoso boasteth himself of a false gift is like clouds and wind without rain.
Boast not thyself of to morrow; for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth. Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth; a stranger, and not thine own lips.
If thou hast done foolishly in lifting up thyself, or if thou hast thought evil, lay thine hand upon thy mouth.
Proverbs 10:19Cross Reference: Prov 17:27, James 1:19, 3:2
In the multitude of words there wanteth not sin: but he that refraineth his lips is wise.
The wicked is snared by the transgression of his lips: but the just shall come out of trouble.
A prudent man concealeth knowledge: but the heart of fools proclaimeth foolishness.
He that keepeth his mouth keepeth his life: but he that openeth wide his lips shall have destruction.
The heart of the righteous studieth to answer: but the mouth of the wicked poureth out evil things.
He that answereth a matter before he heareth it, it is folly and shame unto him.
It is a snare to the man who devoureth that which is holy, and after vows to make enquiry.
Proverbs 29:11Judges 16:17, Prov 12:23; 17:27-28
A fool uttereth all his mind: but a wise man keepeth it in till afterwards.
Seest thou a man that is hasty in his words? there is more hope of a fool than of him.
Total Verses: 23
Total Passages: 22