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

  • Glenn Collins
    I especially like verse 30 of Proverbs 21 because we are living in times where Christians are letting the media deceive them into believing you can war against our maker and get away with it ! Remember II Chronicles 7:14 (If MY peopleā€) I make no apologies for this statement.
  • Steve morrow
    PROVERBS 21:6 THE GETTING OF TREASURES BY A LYING TONGUE IS A VANITY TOSSED TO AND FRO OF THEM THAT SEEK DEATH----PROVERBS 10:2 TRESURES OF WICKEDNESS PROFIT NOTHING BUT RIGHTEOUSNESS DELIVERETH FROM DEATH----PROVERBS 8:8 ALL THE WORDS OF MY MOUTH ARE IN RIGHTEOUSNESS THERE IS NOTHING FROWARD OR PERVERSE IN THEM
  • 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
  • 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!