Proverbs 13:2-3

2 From the fruit of their lips people enjoy good things, but the unfaithful have an appetite for violence.
3 Those who guard their lips preserve their lives, but those who speak rashly will come to ruin.

Proverbs 13:2-3 In-Context

1 A wise son heeds his father’s instruction, but a mocker does not respond to rebukes.
2 From the fruit of their lips people enjoy good things, but the unfaithful have an appetite for violence.
3 Those who guard their lips preserve their lives, but those who speak rashly will come to ruin.
4 A sluggard’s appetite is never filled, but the desires of the diligent are fully satisfied.
5 The righteous hate what is false, but the wicked make themselves a stench and bring shame on themselves.
6 Righteousness guards the person of integrity, but wickedness overthrows the sinner.

Cross References 4

  • 1. S Proverbs 12:14
  • 2. S Psalms 12:2; S Psalms 34:13; James 3:2
  • 3. S Proverbs 10:6; Proverbs 21:23
  • 4. S Job 1:22; Pr 18:7,20-21