Where there is no counsel, purposes are disappointed: but in the multitude of counsellors they are established.
In the multitude of words there wanteth not transgression: but he that refraineth his lips doeth wisely.
And if thy brother sin against thee, go, shew him his fault between thee and him alone: if he hear thee, thou hast gained thy brother.
He that goeth about as a talebearer revealeth secrets: but he that is of a faithful spirit concealeth the matter.
Give thanks unto the LORD, call upon his name; make known his doings among the peoples.
And in praying use not vain repetitions, as the Gentiles do: for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking.
Death and life are in the power of the tongue; and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.
not rendering evil for evil, or reviling for reviling; but contrariwise blessing; for hereunto were ye called, that ye should inherit a blessing.
A man hath joy in the answer of his mouth: and a word in due season, how good is it!
My little children, let us not love in word, neither with the tongue; but in deed and truth.
He that guardeth his mouth keepeth his life: but he that openeth wide his lips shall have destruction.
Open thy mouth for the dumb, in the cause of all such as are left desolate.
Wherefore whatsoever ye have said in the darkness shall be heard in the light; and what ye have spoken in the ear in the inner chambers shall be proclaimed upon the housetops.
A SOFT answer turneth away wrath: but a grievous word stirreth up anger.
For in many things we all stumble. If any stumbleth not in word, the same is a perfect man, able to bridle the whole body also.
Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise: when he shutteth his lips, he is esteemed as prudent.
The words of a wise man’s mouth are gracious; but the lips of a fool will swallow up himself.
And I say unto you, that every idle word that men shall speak, they shall give account thereof in the day of judgment.
because if thou shalt confess with thy mouth Jesus as Lord, and shalt believe in thy heart that God raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved:
A wholesome tongue is a tree of life: but perverseness therein is a breaking of the spirit.
The good man out of the good treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is good; and the evil man out of the evil treasure bringeth forth that which is evil: for out of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaketh.
And in like manner the Spirit also helpeth our infirmity: for we know not how to pray as we ought; but the Spirit himself maketh intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered;
My mouth shall be filled with thy praise, and with thy honour all the day.
Ye know this, my beloved brethren. But let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath:
Let no corrupt speech proceed out of your mouth, but such as is good for edifying as the need may be, that it may give grace to them that hear.