“The wise of heart will receive commandments, but a babbling fool will come to ruin.”
“Whoever winks the eye causes trouble, and a babbling fool will come to ruin.”
Babble – to talk quickly and excessively;
There is danger in babbling, primarily because of the sheer volume of words…
“When there are many words, sin is unavoidable, but the one who controls his lips is wise.”
The more I speak, the more I sin.
Have you found this to be a direct correlation for you?
Father, help me today to be quicker to hear and slower to speak. May the fruit of the Spirit of self control grow in me so that the quantity of my words will decrease and the quality of my words will increase. In Jesus Name, Amen.