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Proverbs 13:3

Those who control their tongue will have a long life;

opening your mouth can ruin everything.

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Proverbs 13:3 — The New International Version (NIV)

Those who guard their lips preserve their lives,

but those who speak rashly will come to ruin.

Proverbs 13:3 — English Standard Version (ESV)

Whoever guards his mouth preserves his life;

he who opens wide his lips comes to ruin.

Proverbs 13:3 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

He that keepeth his mouth keepeth his life:

But he that openeth wide his lips shall have destruction.

Proverbs 13:3 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

He who guards his mouth preserves his life,

But he who opens wide his lips shall have destruction.

Proverbs 13:3 — New Century Version (NCV)

Those who are careful about what they say protect their lives,

but whoever speaks without thinking will be ruined.

Proverbs 13:3 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

He that guardeth his mouth keepeth his life; But he that openeth wide his lips shall have destruction.

Proverbs 13:3 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

He that guardeth his mouth keepeth his soul; destruction shall be to him that openeth wide his lips.

Proverbs 13:3 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Whoever controls his mouth protects his own life.

Whoever has a big mouth comes to ruin.

Proverbs 13:3 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

The one who guards his mouth protects his life;

the one who opens his lips invites his own ruin.

Proverbs 13:3 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Those who guard their mouths preserve their lives;

those who open wide their lips come to ruin.

Proverbs 13:3 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

He who keeps his mouth guards his life;

he who opens his lips, ruin belongs to him.

Proverbs 13:3 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

Anyone who guards what he says guards his life.

But anyone who speaks without thinking will be destroyed.

Proverbs 13:3 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

The one who guards his mouth preserves his life;

The one who opens wide his lips comes to ruin.