For, every natureboth of wild beasts and of birds, both of reptiles and of things in the sea, is to be tamed, and hath been tamed, by the human nature;
But, the tongue, none of mankind can, tame,A restless mischief! Full of deadly poison
By long patience, is a judge persuaded, and, a soft tongue, breaketh the bone.
May Yahweh cut off All the lips that utter smooth things,the tongue that speaketh swelling words;
Them who sayWith our tongue, will we prevail, our lips, are our own, who is our master?
I will take heed to my ways, That I sin not with my tongue,I will put on my mouth a muzzle, So long as the lawless is before me.
Wherefore also, God, uplifted him far on high, and favoured him with the name which is above every name,
In order that, in the name of Jesus, every knee might bowof beings in heaven, and on earth, and underground,
And, every tongue, might openly confessthat Jesus Christ is, Lord, unto the glory of God the Father.
Although with the tongues of men, I be speaking, and of messengers, and have not, love, I have become resounding brass, or a clanging cymbal;
For, oft, are we stumbling, one and all: If anyone, in word, doth not stumble, the same, is a mature man, able to curb even the whole body.
But I say unto you, That, every useless expression that men shall utter, they shall render, concerning it, an account, in a day of judgment;
For, by thy words, shalt thou be, justified, and, by thy words, shalt thou be condemned.
Death and life, are in the power of the tongue, and, its friends, shall eat its fruits.
Confuse, O My Lord, divide their speech, For I have seen violence and contention in the city;
Mine own tongue also, shall softly utter thy righteousness,All the day long,thy praise!
A lip that is faithful, shall be firm to futurity, but, only for a twinkling, is the tongue that is false.
Who is the man that desireth life, Loving days, that he may see good?
Keep thy tongue from wickedness, And thy lips from speaking deceit:
There is who babbleth, as with thrusts of a sword, but, the tongue of the wise, hath healing.
9 Therewith, are we blessing our Lord and Father, and, therewith, we are cursing the men who, after the likeness of God, have been brought into being!
10 Out of the same mouth, come forth blessing and cursing! Not meet, my brethren, for, these things, thus, to be coming to pass!
11 Doth, the fountain, out of the same opening, teem forth the sweet and the bitter?
12 Is it possible, my brethren, for, a fig-tree, to produce, olives, or, a vine, figs? Neither can, salt, water yield, sweet.
Surely there hath not been a word on my tongue, behold! O Yahweh, thou hast observed it on every side.
Even a fool, holding his peace, is accounted, wise,He that closeth his lips,
If any thinketh he is observant of religion, not curbing his own tongue, but deceiving his own heart, this ones, religious observance is, vain:
O Yahweh! rescue thou my soulfrom the false lip, from the deceitful tongue.
The mouth of a righteous man, softly uttereth wisdom, and, his tongue, speaketh justice:
The law of his God, is in his heart, his steps shall not swerve.
In the multitude of words, there wanteth not transgression, but, he that restraineth his lips, sheweth prudence.
3 Now, if, the horses bits, into their mouths, we thrust, to the end they may be yielding to us, their whole body also, do we turn about.
4 Lo! the ships also, large as they are, and, by rough winds, driven along, are turned about by a very small helm, whithersoever the impulse of the steersman inclineth.
5 So, also, the tongue, is, a little member, and yet, of great things, maketh boast. Lo! how small a fire, kindleth, how great a forest;
6 And, the tongue, is a fire, , the world of unrighteousness, the tongue, becometh fixed among our members, that which defileth the whole body and setteth on fire the wheel of our natural life, and is set on fire, by gehenna!
5 And Yahweh came down, to behold the city, and the tower,which the sons of men had built.
6 Then said Yahweh: Lo! one people and one manner of speech, have they all, this, then is what they have begun to do,now, therefore, nothing will be withholden from them which they may plan to do.
7 Come on! let us go down, and there confuse their speech,that they may not under-stand, each man the speech of his friend.
8 So Yahweh scattered them from thence over the face of all the earth,and so they left off building the city.
9 For this cause, was the name thereof called Babel; because there, did Yahweh confuse the speech of all the earth,and, from thence, did Yahweh scatter them abroad, over the face of all the earth. \fs15