James 3:8

But the tongue can no man tame; it is an unruly evil, full of deadly poison.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
But the tongue no man can tame, without the special assistance of God. (Witham) Wherefore we are to understand, says St. Augustine, that as no one is able of himself to govern his tongue, we must fly to the Lord for his assistance. (St. Augustine, ser. 4. de verb. Matthew vi.) It is an unquiet evil. It is full of deadly poison, which brings oftentimes death both to men's bodies and souls. (Witham)

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation. - 2 Peter 1:20

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