Bible: Jas. 3:5-8
3:5 So too the tongue is a small part of the body, 1 yet it has great pretensions. 2 Think 3 how small a flame sets a huge forest ablaze. 3:6 And the tongue is a fire! The tongue represents 4 the world of wrongdoing among the parts of our bodies. It 5 pollutes the entire body and sets fire to the course of human existence – and is set on fire by hell. 6
3:7 For every kind of animal, bird, reptile, and sea creature 7 is subdued and has been subdued by humankind. 8 3:8 But no human being can subdue the tongue; it is a restless 9 evil, full of deadly poison.
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