Psalm 34:13
Parallel Strong's
Berean Study Bible
Keep your tongue from evil and your lips from deceitful speech.

Young's Literal Translation
Keep thy tongue from evil, And thy lips from speaking deceit.

King James Bible
Keep thy tongue from evil, and thy lips from speaking guile.

נְצֹ֣ר (nə·ṣōr)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine singular
Strong's 5341: To watch, guard, keep

your tongue
לְשׁוֹנְךָ֣ (lə·šō·wn·ḵā)
Noun - common singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 3956: The tongue

from evil
מֵרָ֑ע (mê·rā‘)
Preposition-m | Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 7451: Bad, evil

and your lips
וּ֝שְׂפָתֶ֗יךָ (ū·śə·p̄ā·ṯe·ḵā)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - fdc | second person masculine singular
Strong's 8193: The lip, language, a margin

from deceitful
מִרְמָֽה׃ (mir·māh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 4820: Deceit, treachery

מִדַּבֵּ֥ר (mid·dab·bêr)
Preposition-m | Verb - Piel - Infinitive construct
Strong's 1696: To arrange, to speak, to subdue


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