Proverbs 21:23

“Whoso keepeth his mouth and his tongue keepeth his soul from troubles.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Whoso keepeth his mouth and his tongue, keepeth his soule from troubles.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He who guards his mouth and his tongue, Guards his soul from troubles.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Whoso keepeth his mouth and his tongue Keepeth his soul from troubles.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He who keeps watch over his mouth and his tongue keeps his soul from troubles.
- Basic English Bible

Whoso keepeth his mouth and his tongue keepeth his soul from troubles.
- Darby Bible

Whoever keepeth his mouth and his tongue keepeth his soul from troubles.
- Webster's Bible

Whoever guards his mouth and his tongue keeps his soul from troubles.
- World English Bible

Whoso is keeping his mouth and his tongue, Is keeping from adversities his soul.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Whoso keepeth his mouth and his tongue keepeth his soul from troubles.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Proverbs 21

  • Steve morrow
    PROVERBS 21:21 HE THAT FOLLOWETH AFTER RIGHTEOUSNESS AND MERCY FINDETH LIFE RIGHTEOUSNESS AND HONOR --- PSALM 25:10 ALL THE PATHS OF THE LORD ARE MERCY AND TRUTH UNTO SUCH AS KEEP HIS COVENANT AND HIS TESTIMONIES LUKE 1:50 AND HIS MERCY IS ON THEM THAT FEAR HIM FROM GENERATION TO GENERATION --- PSALM 103:11 FOR AS THE HEAVEN IS HIGH ABOVE THE EARTH SO GREAT IS HIS MERCY TOWARD THEM THAT FEAR HIM
  • Ahuwa Chiamaka
    God is the All knowing,Wisest
  • Caleb
    no matter how we prepare GOD is in charge so it is by grace that we are able to deliver when we have prepared
  • BSP
    The estimation of ourselves is not important, but what really matters is what God thinks of us as verse 2 says.
  • Paul Shetu
    13 This verse: If it means what it says, one will have themselves to blame when finding themselves in prolonged trouble. to me abiding by this truth is vital even for ANSWERED PRAYERS! Halleluiah!
  • Bettye Blaylock
    I love this verse because if we all abides by just this verse we would have more peace in our lives.