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Proverbs 10:19

19  eWhen words are many, transgression is not lacking,

fbut whoever restrains his lips is prudent.

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Proverbs 10:19 — The New International Version (NIV)

19 Sin is not ended by multiplying words,

but the prudent hold their tongues.

Proverbs 10:19 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

19 In the multitude of words there wanteth not sin:

But he that refraineth his lips is wise.

Proverbs 10:19 — New Living Translation (NLT)

19 Too much talk leads to sin.

Be sensible and keep your mouth shut.

Proverbs 10:19 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

19 In the multitude of words sin is not lacking,

But he who restrains his lips is wise.

Proverbs 10:19 — New Century Version (NCV)

19 If you talk a lot, you are sure to sin;

if you are wise, you will keep quiet.

Proverbs 10:19 — American Standard Version (ASV)

19 In the multitude of words there wanteth not transgression;

But he that refraineth his lips doeth wisely.

Proverbs 10:19 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

19 In the multitude of words there wanteth not transgression; but he that restraineth his lips doeth wisely.

Proverbs 10:19 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

19 Sin is unavoidable when there is much talk, 

but whoever seals his lips is wise. 

Proverbs 10:19 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

19 When there are many words, sin is unavoidable,

but the one who controls his lips is wise.

Proverbs 10:19 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

19 When words are many, transgression is not lacking,

but the prudent are restrained in speech.

Proverbs 10:19 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

19 In many words, transgression is not lacking,

but he who restrains his lips is prudent.

Proverbs 10:19 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

19 Those who talk a lot are likely to sin.

But those who control their tongues are wise.

Proverbs 10:19 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

19 When there are many words, transgression is unavoidable,

But he who restrains his lips is wise.


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