James 3:4-14 KJV

4 Behold also the ships, which though they be so great, and are driven of fierce winds, yet are they turned about with a very small helm, whithersoever the governor listeth * .
5 Even so the tongue is a little member, and boasteth great things . Behold , how great a mattera a little fire kindleth !

References for James 3:5

    • k 3:5 - a matter: or, wood
      6 And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity: so is the tongue among our members, that it defileth the whole body, and setteth on fire the courseb of nature; and it is set on fire of hell.

      References for James 3:6

        • l 3:6 - course: Gr. wheel
          7 For every kindc of beasts, and of birds, and of serpents, and of things in the sea, is tamed , and hath been tamed of mankind * :

          References for James 3:7

            • m 3:7 - kind: Gr. nature
              11 Doth a fountain send forth at the same placed sweet water and bitter?

              References for James 3:11

                • n 3:11 - place: or, hole
                  13 Who is a wise man and endued with knowledge among you? let him shew out of a good conversation his works with meekness of wisdom.