Without counsel purposes are disappointed: but in the multitude of counsellors they are established.
In the multitude of words there wants not sin: but he that refrains his lips is wise.
Moreover if your brother shall trespass against you, go and tell him his fault between you and him alone: if he shall hear you, you have gained your brother.
A talebearer reveals secrets: but he that is of a faithful spirit conceals the matter.
O give thanks unto the LORD; call upon his name: make known his deeds among the people.
But when all of you pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen 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 railing for railing: but contrariwise blessing; knowing that all of you are thereunto called, that all of you should inherit a blessing.
A man has joy by the answer of his mouth: and a word spoken in due season, how good is it!
My little children, let us not love in word, (o. logos) neither in tongue; but in deed and in truth.
He that keeps his mouth keeps his life: but he that opens wide his lips shall have destruction.
Open your mouth for the dumb in the cause of all such as are appointed to destruction.
Therefore whatsoever all of you have spoken in darkness shall be heard in the light; and that which all of you have spoken in the ear in closets shall be proclaimed upon the housetops.
A soft answer turns away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.
For in many things we offend all. If any man offend not in word, (o. logos) the same is a perfect man, and able also to bridle the whole body.
Even a fool, when he holds his peace, is counted wise: and he that shuts his lips is esteemed a man of understanding.
The words of a wise man's mouth are gracious; but the lips of a fool will swallow up himself.
But I say unto you, That every idle word (o. rhema) that men shall speak, they shall give account (o. logos) thereof in the day of judgment.
That if you shall confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus, and shall believe in yours heart that God has raised him from the dead, you shall be saved.
A wholesome tongue is a tree of life: but perverseness therein is a breach in the spirit.
A good man out of the good treasure of his heart brings forth that which is good; and an evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart brings forth that which is evil: for of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaks.
Likewise the Spirit (o. pneuma) also helps our infirmities: for we know not what we should pray for as we ought: but the Spirit (o. pneuma) itself makes intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered.
Let my mouth be filled with your praise and with your honour all the day.
Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath:
Let no corrupt communication (o. logos) proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers.