19 eWhen words are many, transgression is not lacking,
fbut whoever restrains his lips is prudent.
23 kA prudent man conceals knowledge,
kbut the heart of fools proclaims folly.
3 tWhoever guards his mouth preserves his life;
28 Even a fool xwho keeps silent is considered wise;
when he closes his lips, he is deemed intelligent.
13 If one gives an answer obefore he hears,
it is his folly and shame.
23 cWhoever keeps his mouth and his tongue