Verse of the Day

Thursday, October 31, 2024

Proverbs 10:19 NIV

When words are many, sin is not absent, but he who holds his tongue is wise.

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Translations of Today's Verse

King James Version

In the multitude of words there wanteth not sin: but he that refraineth his lips is wise.

English Standard Version

When words are many, transgression is not lacking, but whoever restrains his lips is prudent.

The Message

The more talk, the less truth; the wise measure their words.

New King James Version

In the multitude of words sin is not lacking, But he who restrains his lips is wise.

New Living Translation

Don't talk too much, for it fosters sin. Be sensible and turn off the flow!

Commentary on Today's Verse

Commentary on Proverbs 10:19

(Read Proverbs 10:19)

Those that speak much, speak much amiss. He that checks himself is a wise man, and therein consults his own peace.

Proverbs 10:19 In-Context

17 Whoever heeds discipline shows the way to life, but whoever ignores correction leads others astray.

18 Whoever conceals hatred with lying lips and spreads slander is a fool.

19 Sin is not ended by multiplying words, but the prudent hold their tongues.

20 The tongue of the righteous is choice silver, but the heart of the wicked is of little value.

21 The lips of the righteous nourish many, but fools die for lack of sense.

This Week's Daily Bible Verses

Wednesday, October 30

Proverbs 10:18

He who conceals his hatred has lying lips, and whoever spreads slander is a fool.

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Tuesday, October 29

Proverbs 25:28

Like a city whose walls are broken down is a man who lacks self-control.

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Monday, October 28

1 Peter 3:15

But in your hearts set apart Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect.

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Sunday, October 27

Isaiah 45:5-6

"I am the LORD, and there is no other; apart from me there is no God. I will strengthen you, though you have not acknowledged me, so that from the rising of the sun to the place of its setting men may know there is none besides me. I am the LORD, and there is no other."

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Saturday, October 26

Isaiah 40:28-31

Do you not know? Have you not heard? The LORD is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth. He will not grow tired or weary, and his understanding no one can fathom. He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall; but those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.

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Friday, October 25

1 Corinthians 3:16

Don't you know that you yourselves are God's temple and that God's Spirit lives in you?

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Thursday, October 24

Isaiah 26:8-9

Yes, LORD, walking in the way of your laws, we wait for you; your name and renown are the desire of our hearts. My soul yearns for you in the night; in the morning my spirit longs for you. When your judgments come upon the earth, the people of the world learn righteousness.

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