Proverbs 13:3

“He that keepeth his mouth keepeth his life: but he that openeth wide his lips shall have destruction.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

He that keepeth his mouth, keepeth his life: but hee that openeth wide his lips, shall haue destruction.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The one who guards his mouth preserves his life; The one who opens wide his lips comes to ruin.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He that guardeth his mouth keepeth his life; `But' he that openeth wide his lips shall have destruction.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He who keeps a watch on his mouth keeps his life; but he whose lips are open wide will have destruction.
- Basic English Bible

He that guardeth his mouth keepeth his soul; destruction shall be to him that openeth wide his lips.
- Darby Bible

He that keepeth his mouth keepeth his life: but he that openeth wide his lips shall have destruction.
- Webster's Bible

He who guards his mouth guards his soul. One who opens wide his lips comes to ruin.
- World English Bible

Whoso is keeping his mouth, is keeping his soul, Whoso is opening wide his lips -- ruin to him!
- Youngs Literal Bible

He that guardeth his mouth keepeth his life; but for him that openeth wide his lips there shall be ruin.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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