Psalms 34:13

“Keep thy tongue from evil, and thy lips from speaking guile.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Keepe thy tongue from euill, and thy lippes from speaking guile.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Keep your tongue from evil And your lips from speaking deceit.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Keep thy tongue from evil, And thy lips from speaking guile.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Keep your tongue from evil, and your lips from words of deceit.
- Basic English Bible

Keep thy tongue from evil, and thy lips from speaking guile;
- Darby Bible

Keep thy tongue from evil, and thy lips from speaking guile.
- Webster's Bible

Keep your tongue from evil, and your lips from speaking lies.
- World English Bible

Keep thy tongue from evil, And thy lips from speaking deceit.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(34:14) Keep thy tongue from evil, and thy lips from speaking guile.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 34:13


34:13 Evil - From all manner of evil speaking, from all injurious, false and deceitful speeches.


Discussion for Psalms 34:13

  • Christine for verse 13
    James 9n10 help me to stop cures aman thanks be to Jesus my lord
  • Christine for verse 13
    We bless the all times James .3.9.10 with it we bless our god and father and with it we curse men who have been made in the likeness of god out of the same mouth proceed blessing n cursing my brethren these things ought not to be so the lord bless n help us
  • This verse is part of my weeks lesson on taming the tongue. Going through the different definition of evil and guile, searching out my heart and applying the blood of Jesus for cleansing.
  • Santannia patton for verse 13
    i just been going through alot at my job.....and i have found myself saying and doing things thats not me. I feel so bad about it .....and this verse is teaching me that ur tongue can be ur worse enemy, the things u speak r god will make u live it...
  • Greymasha for verse 13
    This verse is so courageous to us stay away from speaking lies,thrash words and so on.
  • Herbert for verse 13
    This verse is teaching that we should desist from talking things that are evil, thus we must hold our mouth and also learn to talk things that are good. Talking bad about someone is a sin and this is linked to devil thinking.

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