James 3:1-7 NKJV

1 My brethren, let not many of you become teachers, knowing that we shall receive a stricter judgment.
2 For we all stumble in many things. If anyone does not stumble in word, he is a perfect man, able also to bridle the whole body.
3 Indeed, a we put bits in horses' mouths that they may obey us, and we turn their whole body.

References for James 3:3

    • j 3:3 - NU-Text reads Now if.
      4 Look also at ships: although they are so large and are driven by fierce winds, they are turned by a very small rudder wherever the pilot desires.
      5 Even so the tongue is a little member and boasts great things. See how great a forest a little fire kindles!
      6 And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity. The tongue is so set among our members that it defiles the whole body, and sets on fire the course of nature; and it is set on fire by hell.
      7 For every kind of beast and bird, of reptile and creature of the sea, is tamed and has been tamed by mankind.