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 21:23

  • MockingBird for verse 23
    I am learning the vocabulary of silence as I go and at the same time learning to say what God says . have success in my life and not destruction.I will bridle my tongue at all times. I say that by faith because I am on the road to success .I will get to the point that my mouth will always say Blessing at all times : even over others when they are mean and ugly.
  • God WILL fight for you, if you hold your peace.