Ephesians 4:29 ESV / 39 helpful votes
Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may give grace to those who hear.
James 3:10 ESV / 30 helpful votes
From the same mouth come blessing and cursing. My brothers, these things ought not to be so.
Jeremiah 1:9 ESV / 26 helpful votes
Then the Lord put out his hand and touched my mouth. And the Lord said to me, “Behold, I have put my words in your mouth.
Matthew 15:11 ESV / 24 helpful votes
It is not what goes into the mouth that defiles a person, but what comes out of the mouth; this defiles a person.”
James 3:5-6 ESV / 15 helpful votes
So also the tongue is a small member, yet it boasts of great things. How great a forest is set ablaze by such a small fire! And the tongue is a fire, a world of unrighteousness. The tongue is set among our members, staining the whole body, setting on fire the entire course of life, and set on fire by hell.
Psalm 141:3 ESV / 15 helpful votes
Set a guard, O Lord, over my mouth; keep watch over the door of my lips!
Hebrews 4:12 ESV / 14 helpful votes
For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart.
James 3:8 ESV / 13 helpful votes
But no human being can tame the tongue. It is a restless evil, full of deadly poison.
John 1:1 ESV / 13 helpful votes
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
John 16:13 ESV / 12 helpful votes
When the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all the truth, for he will not speak on his own authority, but whatever he hears he will speak, and he will declare to you the things that are to come.
Deuteronomy 4:2 ESV / 9 helpful votes
You shall not add to the word that I command you, nor take from it, that you may keep the commandments of the Lord your God that I command you.
Numbers 23:19 ESV / 9 helpful votes
God is not man, that he should lie, or a son of man, that he should change his mind. Has he said, and will he not do it? Or has he spoken, and will he not fulfill it?
1 John 1:9 ESV / 8 helpful votes
If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
Proverbs 18:21 ESV / 8 helpful votes
Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruits.
1 John 1:8 ESV / 7 helpful votes
If we say we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.
Revelation 19:11-21 ESV / 6 helpful votes
Then I saw heaven opened, and behold, a white horse! The one sitting on it is called Faithful and True, and in righteousness he judges and makes war. His eyes are like a flame of fire, and on his head are many diadems, and he has a name written that no one knows but himself. He is clothed in a robe dipped in blood, and the name by which he is called is The Word of God. And the armies of heaven, arrayed in fine linen, white and pure, were following him on white horses. From his mouth comes a sharp sword with which to strike down the nations, and he will rule them with a rod of iron. He will tread the winepress of the fury of the wrath of God the Almighty. …
Ephesians 6:18 ESV / 6 helpful votes
Praying at all times in the Spirit, with all prayer and supplication. To that end keep alert with all perseverance, making supplication for all the saints,
Ephesians 4:28 ESV / 6 helpful votes
Let the thief no longer steal, but rather let him labor, doing honest work with his own hands, so that he may have something to share with anyone in need.
1 Corinthians 2:13 ESV / 6 helpful votes
And we impart this in words not taught by human wisdom but taught by the Spirit, interpreting spiritual truths to those who are spiritual.
Mark 13:12 ESV / 6 helpful votes
And brother will deliver brother over to death, and the father his child, and children will rise against parents and have them put to death.
Isaiah 51:16-17 ESV / 6 helpful votes
And I have put my words in your mouth and covered you in the shadow of my hand, establishing the heavens and laying the foundations of the earth, and saying to Zion, ‘You are my people.’” Wake yourself, wake yourself, stand up, O Jerusalem, you who have drunk from the hand of the Lord the cup of his wrath, who have drunk to the dregs the bowl, the cup of staggering.
Proverbs 10:20-21 ESV / 6 helpful votes
The tongue of the righteous is choice silver; the heart of the wicked is of little worth. The lips of the righteous feed many, but fools die for lack of sense.
Deuteronomy 18:18 ESV / 6 helpful votes
I will raise up for them a prophet like you from among their brothers. And I will put my words in his mouth, and he shall speak to them all that I command him.
Hebrews 9:27 ESV / 4 helpful votes
And just as it is appointed for man to die once, and after that comes judgment,
Romans 13:1 ESV / 4 helpful votes
Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God.
Amos 3:7 ESV / 4 helpful votes
“For the Lord God does nothing without revealing his secret to his servants the prophets.
Job 23:12 ESV / 4 helpful votes
I have not departed from the commandment of his lips; I have treasured the words of his mouth more than my portion of food.
2 Timothy 3:16 ESV / 3 helpful votes
All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness,
1 Thessalonians 2:13 ESV / 2 helpful votes
And we also thank God constantly for this, that when you received the word of God, which you heard from us, you accepted it not as the word of men but as what it really is, the word of God, which is at work in you believers.
Matthew 6:24 ESV / 2 helpful votes
“No one can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and money.
Matthew 5:17 ESV / 2 helpful votes
“Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them.
Genesis 2:7 ESV / 2 helpful votes
Then the Lord God formed the man of dust from the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living creature.
Genesis 1:1 ESV / 2 helpful votes
In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.
Revelation 22:19 ESV / 1 helpful vote
And if anyone takes away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God will take away his share in the tree of life and in the holy city, which are described in this book