Where there is no counsel, plans are disappointed, but in the multitude of counselors they are established.
Transgression is not lacking in the multitude of words, but he who refrains his lips does wisely.
But if thy brother should sin against thee, go and reprove him between thee and him alone. If he should hear thee, thou have gained thy brother.
He who goes around as a tale-bearer reveals secrets, but he who is of a faithful spirit conceals a matter.
O give thanks to LORD, call upon his name. Make known among the peoples his doings.
And while praying do not use vain repetitions as the heathen do, for they think that they will be heard by their much speaking.
Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it shall eat the fruit of it.
not rendering evil for evil, or reviling for reviling, but instead giving praise, knowing that ye were called for this, so that ye might inherit a blessing.
A man has joy in the answer of his mouth, and a word in due season, how good it is!
My Little children, we should not love in word, nor with the tongue, but in deed and in truth.
He who guards his mouth keeps his life. He who opens wide his lips shall have destruction.
Open thy mouth for the mute, in the cause of all such as are left desolate.
Therefore, as many things as ye have said in the darkness will be heard in the light, and what ye have spoken in the ear in the inner chambers will be proclaimed upon the housetops.
A soft answer turns away wrath, but a grievous word stirs up anger.
For we all stumble in many things. If any man does not stumble in word, this is a perfect man, able also to bridle the whole body.
Even a fool, when he holds his peace, is considered wise. When he shuts his lips, he is prudent.
The words of a wise man's mouth are gracious, but the lips of a fool will swallow himself up.
But I say to you, that every idle word, whatever men may speak, they will render account about it in the day of judgment.
that if thou will confess with thy mouth, Lord Jesus, and will believe in thy heart that God raised him from the dead, thou will be saved.
A gentle tongue is a tree of life, but perverseness in it is a breaking of the spirit.
The good man out of the good treasure of his heart brings forth the good, and the bad man out of the bad treasure of his heart brings forth the bad, for out of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaks.
And likewise also the Spirit helps our weaknesses, for we know not what we would pray for as we ought, but the Spirit itself intercedes for us with inexpressible groanings.
My mouth shall be filled with thy praise, and with thy honor all the day.
Therefore, my beloved brothers, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath.
Let no corrupt speech go out of your mouth, rather if there is any good word for edification of a need, so that it may give grace to those who hear.