Those who guard their mouths and their tongues keep themselves from calamity.
Read Proverbs 21:23 Using Other Translations
Whoso keepeth his mouth and his tongue keepeth his soul from troubles.
Whoever keeps his mouth and his tongue keeps himself out of trouble.
Watch your tongue and keep your mouth shut, and you will stay out of trouble.
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