3 Now aif we put the bits into the horses’ mouths so that they will obey us, we direct their entire body as well.
5 So also the tongue is a small part of the body, and yet it aboasts of great things.
bSee how great a forest is set aflame by such a small fire!
6 And athe tongue is a fire, the very world of iniquity; the tongue is set among our members as that which bdefiles the entire body, and sets on fire the course of our 1life, and is set on fire by 2chell.
8 But no one can tame the tongue; it is a restless evil and full of adeadly poison.
11 Does a fountain send out from the same opening both 1fresh and bitter water?
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