James 3:2-5 NAS

2 For we all 1stumble in many ways. 2If anyone does not stumble in awhat he says, he is a 3perfect man, able to 4bridle the whole body as well.

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3 Now 5if we put the bits into the horses' mouths so that they will obey us, we direct their entire body as well.

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4 Look at the ships also, though they are so great and are driven by strong winds, are still directed by a very small rudder wherever the inclination of the pilot desires.
5 So also the tongue is a small part of the body, and yet it 6boasts of great things. 7See how great a forest is set aflame by such a small fire!

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