Without counsel plans go wrong, but with many advisers they succeed.
When words are many, transgression is not lacking, but he who restrains his lips is prudent.
But if he does not listen, take one or two others along with you, that every word may be confirmed by the evidence of two or three witnesses.
He who goes about as a talebearer reveals secrets, but he who is trustworthy in spirit keeps a thing hidden.
O give thanks to the LORD, call on his name, make known his deeds among the peoples!
"And in praying do not heap up empty phrases as the Gentiles do; for they think that they will be heard for their many words.
Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruits.
Do not return evil for evil or reviling for reviling; but on the contrary bless, for to this you have been called, that you may obtain a blessing.
To make an apt answer is a joy to a man, and a word in season, how good it is!
Little children, let us not love in word or speech but in deed and in truth.
He who guards his mouth preserves his life; he who opens wide his lips comes to ruin.
Open your mouth for the dumb, for the rights of all who are left desolate.
Therefore whatever you have said in the dark shall be heard in the light, and what you have whispered in private rooms shall be proclaimed upon the housetops.
A soft answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.
For we all make many mistakes, and if any one makes no mistakes in what he says he is a perfect man, able to bridle the whole body also.
Even a fool who keeps silent is considered wise; when he closes his lips, he is deemed intelligent.
The words of a wise man's mouth win him favor, but the lips of a fool consume him.
I tell you, on the day of judgment men will render account for every careless word they utter;
because, if you confess with your lips that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.
A gentle tongue is a tree of life, but perverseness in it breaks the spirit.
The good man out of the good treasure of his heart produces good, and the evil man out of his evil treasure produces evil; for out of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaks.
Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness; for we do not know how to pray as we ought, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with sighs too deep for words.
My mouth is filled with thy praise, and with thy glory all the day.
Know this, my beloved brethren. Let every man be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger,
Let no evil talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for edifying, as fits the occasion, that it may impart grace to those who hear.