In the Multitude of Words Sin Is Not Lacking

Proverbs 10:19  

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

Much could be said about the dangers of talking, and writing, too much. But Solomon’s succinct warning to the wise is sufficient.

For more about how to grow in wisdom, see our article on the book of “Proverbs.” For more about communication, see our section on “The Joys and Challenges of Communication,” and especially the article “Words That Hurt, Words That Help.”

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