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Proverbs 10

Prov. 10:11 KJV (With Strong’s)

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The mouth
peh (Hebrew #6310)
the mouth (as the means of blowing), whether literal or figurative (particularly speech); specifically edge, portion or side; adverbially (with preposition) according to
KJV usage: accord(-ing as, -ing to), after, appointment, assent, collar, command(-ment), X eat, edge, end, entry, + file, hole, X in, mind, mouth, part, portion, X (should) say(-ing), sentence, skirt, sound, speech, X spoken, talk, tenor, X to, + two-edged, wish, word.
Pronounce: peh
Origin: from 6284
f of a righteous
tsaddiyq (Hebrew #6662)
just
KJV usage: just, lawful, righteous (man).
Pronounce: tsad-deek'
Origin: from 6663
man is a well
maqowr (Hebrew #4726)
from 6979; properly, something dug, i.e. a (general) source (of water, even when naturally flowing; also of tears, blood (by euphemism, of the female pudenda); figuratively, of happiness, wisdom, progeny)
KJV usage: fountain, issue, spring, well(-spring).
Pronounce: maw-kore'
Origin: or maqor {maw-kore'}
of life
chay (Hebrew #2416)
alive; hence, raw (flesh); fresh (plant, water, year), strong; also (as noun, especially in the feminine singular and masculine plural) life (or living thing), whether literally or figuratively
KJV usage: + age, alive, appetite, (wild) beast, company, congregation, life(-time), live(-ly), living (creature, thing), maintenance, + merry, multitude, + (be) old, quick, raw, running, springing, troop.
Pronounce: khah'-ee
Origin: from 2421
: but violence
chamac (Hebrew #2555)
violence; by implication, wrong; by meton. unjust gain
KJV usage: cruel(-ty), damage, false, injustice, X oppressor, unrighteous, violence (against, done), violent (dealing), wrong.
Pronounce: khaw-mawce'
Origin: from 2554
covereth
kacah (Hebrew #3680)
properly, to plump, i.e. fill up hollows; by implication, to cover (for clothing or secrecy)
KJV usage: clad self, close, clothe, conceal, cover (self), (flee to) hide, overwhelm. Compare 3780.
Pronounce: kaw-saw'
Origin: a primitive root
the mouth
peh (Hebrew #6310)
the mouth (as the means of blowing), whether literal or figurative (particularly speech); specifically edge, portion or side; adverbially (with preposition) according to
KJV usage: accord(-ing as, -ing to), after, appointment, assent, collar, command(-ment), X eat, edge, end, entry, + file, hole, X in, mind, mouth, part, portion, X (should) say(-ing), sentence, skirt, sound, speech, X spoken, talk, tenor, X to, + two-edged, wish, word.
Pronounce: peh
Origin: from 6284
of the wicked
rasha` (Hebrew #7563)
morally wrong; concretely, an (actively) bad person
KJV usage: + condemned, guilty, ungodly, wicked (man), that did wrong.
Pronounce: raw-shaw'
Origin: from 7561
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Prov. 10:6• 6Blessings are upon the head of the just: but violence covereth the mouth of the wicked. (Prov. 10:6)
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Psa. 107:42• 42The righteous shall see it, and rejoice: and all iniquity shall stop her mouth. (Psa. 107:42)
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Eccl. 10:12‑14• 12The words of a wise man's mouth are gracious; but the lips of a fool will swallow up himself.
13The beginning of the words of his mouth is foolishness: and the end of his talk is mischievous madness.
14A fool also is full of words: a man cannot tell what shall be; and what shall be after him, who can tell him?
(Eccl. 10:12‑14)
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Matt. 12:34‑37• 34O generation of vipers, how can ye, being evil, speak good things? for out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh.
35A good man out of the good treasure of the heart bringeth forth good things: and an evil man out of the evil treasure bringeth forth evil things.
36But I say unto you, That every idle word that men shall speak, they shall give account thereof in the day of judgment.
37For by thy words thou shalt be justified, and by thy words thou shalt be condemned.
(Matt. 12:34‑37)
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James 3:5‑8• 5Even so the tongue is a little member, and boasteth great things. Behold, how great a matter a little fire kindleth!
6And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity: so is the tongue among our members, that it defileth the whole body, and setteth on fire the course of nature; and it is set on fire of hell.
7For every kind of beasts, and of birds, and of serpents, and of things in the sea, is tamed, and hath been tamed of mankind:
8But the tongue can no man tame; it is an unruly evil, full of deadly poison.
(James 3:5‑8)

J. N. Darby Translation

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The mouth of a righteous man is a fountain of life; but the mouth of the wicked covereth violenced.

JND Translation Notes

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See Note, ver. 6.