Bible Verses About Speaking
Bible verses related to Speaking from the King James Version (KJV) by Relevance
Proverbs 13:3 - He that keepeth his mouth keepeth his life: [but] he that openeth wide his lips shall have destruction.
James 1:19 - Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath:
Ephesians 4:29 - Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers.
Proverbs 15:1 - A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.
Ephesians 5:4 - Neither filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor jesting, which are not convenient: but rather giving of thanks.
Colossians 4:6 - Let your speech [be] alway with grace, seasoned with salt, that ye may know how ye ought to answer every man.
James 1:26 - If any man among you seem to be religious, and bridleth not his tongue, but deceiveth his own heart, this man's religion [is] vain.
Proverbs 15:4 - A wholesome tongue [is] a tree of life: but perverseness therein [is] a breach in the spirit.
Ephesians 4:25 - Wherefore putting away lying, speak every man truth with his neighbour: for we are members one of another.
Matthew 12:37 - For by thy words thou shalt be justified, and by thy words thou shalt be condemned.
Proverbs 29:11 - A fool uttereth all his mind: but a wise [man] keepeth it in till afterwards.
Proverbs 15:28 - The heart of the righteous studieth to answer: but the mouth of the wicked poureth out evil things.
Proverbs 15:7 - The lips of the wise disperse knowledge: but the heart of the foolish [doeth] not so.
Proverbs 12:6 - The words of the wicked [are] to lie in wait for blood: but the mouth of the upright shall deliver them.
1 Peter 3:15 - But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: and [be] ready always to [give] an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear:
Matthew 12:36 - But I say unto you, That every idle word that men shall speak, they shall give account thereof in the day of judgment.
Proverbs 19:1 - Better [is] the poor that walketh in his integrity, than [he that is] perverse in his lips, and is a fool.
Proverbs 14:3 - In the mouth of the foolish [is] a rod of pride: but the lips of the wise shall preserve them.
Proverbs 12:23 - A prudent man concealeth knowledge: but the heart of fools proclaimeth foolishness.
Proverbs 10:32 - The lips of the righteous know what is acceptable: but the mouth of the wicked [speaketh] frowardness.
Proverbs 10:31 - The mouth of the just bringeth forth wisdom: but the froward tongue shall be cut out.
Proverbs 10:11 - The mouth of a righteous [man is] a well of life: but violence covereth the mouth of the wicked.
Psalms 127:3 - Lo, children [are] an heritage of the LORD: [and] the fruit of the womb [is his] reward.
James 3:8-10 - But the tongue can no man tame; [it is] an unruly evil, full of deadly poison. (Read More...)
Titus 3:2 - To speak evil of no man, to be no brawlers, [but] gentle, shewing all meekness unto all men.
Ecclesiastes 10:20 - Curse not the king, no not in thy thought; and curse not the rich in thy bedchamber: for a bird of the air shall carry the voice, and that which hath wings shall tell the matter.
Ecclesiastes 7:22 - For oftentimes also thine own heart knoweth that thou thyself likewise hast cursed others.
Proverbs 26:28 - A lying tongue hateth [those that are] afflicted by it; and a flattering mouth worketh ruin.
Proverbs 25:11 - A word fitly spoken [is like] apples of gold in pictures of silver.
Proverbs 24:2 - For their heart studieth destruction, and their lips talk of mischief.
Proverbs 19:28 - An ungodly witness scorneth judgment: and the mouth of the wicked devoureth iniquity.
Proverbs 18:7 - A fool's mouth [is] his destruction, and his lips [are] the snare of his soul.
Proverbs 18:6 - A fool's lips enter into contention, and his mouth calleth for strokes.
Proverbs 17:28 - Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise: [and] he that shutteth his lips [is esteemed] a man of understanding.
Proverbs 17:27 - He that hath knowledge spareth his words: [and] a man of understanding is of an excellent spirit.
Proverbs 15:26 - The thoughts of the wicked [are] an abomination to the LORD: but [the words] of the pure [are] pleasant words.
Proverbs 15:2 - The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright: but the mouth of fools poureth out foolishness.
Proverbs 14:25 - A true witness delivereth souls: but a deceitful [witness] speaketh lies.
Proverbs 12:17-19 - [He that] speaketh truth sheweth forth righteousness: but a false witness deceit. (Read More...)
1 Peter 3:9 - Not rendering evil for evil, or railing for railing: but contrariwise blessing; knowing that ye are thereunto called, that ye should inherit a blessing.
James 3:2 - For in many things we offend all. If any man offend not in word, the same [is] a perfect man, [and] able also to bridle the whole body.
Ecclesiastes 12:9-11 - And moreover, because the preacher was wise, he still taught the people knowledge; yea, he gave good heed, and sought out, [and] set in order many proverbs. (Read More...)
Ecclesiastes 10:13 - The beginning of the words of his mouth [is] foolishness: and the end of his talk [is] mischievous madness.
Ecclesiastes 3:7 - A time to rend, and a time to sew; a time to keep silence, and a time to speak;
Proverbs 6:16-19 - These six [things] doth the LORD hate: yea, seven [are] an abomination unto him: (Read More...)
Psalms 70:3 - Let them be turned back for a reward of their shame that say, Aha, aha.
Revelation 14:5 - And in their mouth was found no guile: for they are without fault before the throne of God.
Jude 1:8-10 - Likewise also these [filthy] dreamers defile the flesh, despise dominion, and speak evil of dignities. (Read More...)
2 Peter 2:10 - But chiefly them that walk after the flesh in the lust of uncleanness, and despise government. Presumptuous [are they], selfwilled, they are not afraid to speak evil of dignities.
2 Peter 2:8 - (For that righteous man dwelling among them, in seeing and hearing, vexed [his] righteous soul from day to day with [their] unlawful deeds;)
1 Peter 3:10 - For he that will love life, and see good days, let him refrain his tongue from evil, and his lips that they speak no guile:
1 Peter 2:12 - Having your conversation honest among the Gentiles: that, whereas they speak against you as evildoers, they may by [your] good works, which they shall behold, glorify God in the day of visitation.
1 Peter 2:1 - Wherefore laying aside all malice, and all guile, and hypocrisies, and envies, and all evil speakings,
James 4:11 - Speak not evil one of another, brethren. He that speaketh evil of [his] brother, and judgeth his brother, speaketh evil of the law, and judgeth the law: but if thou judge the law, thou art not a doer of the law, but a judge.
James 3:13 - Who [is] a wise man and endued with knowledge among you? let him shew out of a good conversation his works with meekness of wisdom.
James 3:6 - And the tongue [is] a fire, a world of iniquity: so is the tongue among our members, that it defileth the whole body, and setteth on fire the course of nature; and it is set on fire of hell.
James 3:5 - Even so the tongue is a little member, and boasteth great things. Behold, how great a matter a little fire kindleth!
Titus 1:11 - Whose mouths must be stopped, who subvert whole houses, teaching things which they ought not, for filthy lucre's sake.
Titus 1:10 - For there are many unruly and vain talkers and deceivers, specially they of the circumcision:
1 Timothy 2:11-15 - Let the woman learn in silence with all subjection. (Read More...)
Philippians 1:27 - Only let your conversation be as it becometh the gospel of Christ: that whether I come and see you, or else be absent, I may hear of your affairs, that ye stand fast in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel;
Ephesians 4:31 - Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamour, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice:
1 Corinthians 14:1-40 - Follow after charity, and desire spiritual [gifts], but rather that ye may prophesy. (Read More...)
1 Corinthians 6:10 - Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God.
Romans 3:14 - Whose mouth [is] full of cursing and bitterness:
Romans 3:13 - Their throat [is] an open sepulchre; with their tongues they have used deceit; the poison of asps [is] under their lips:
Romans 1:29 - Being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity; whisperers,
Acts 23:5 - Then said Paul, I wist not, brethren, that he was the high priest: for it is written, Thou shalt not speak evil of the ruler of thy people.
Acts 19:1-41 - And it came to pass, that, while Apollos was at Corinth, Paul having passed through the upper coasts came to Ephesus: and finding certain disciples, (Read More...)
Acts 11:15 - And as I began to speak, the Holy Ghost fell on them, as on us at the beginning.
Acts 10:44-46 - While Peter yet spake these words, the Holy Ghost fell on all them which heard the word. (Read More...)
Acts 10:1-48 - There was a certain man in Caesarea called Cornelius, a centurion of the band called the Italian [band], (Read More...)
Acts 2:38 - Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.
Acts 2:1-47 - And when the day of Pentecost was fully come, they were all with one accord in one place. (Read More...)
Luke 6:45 - A good man out of the good treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is good; and an evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is evil: for of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaketh.
Matthew 12:35 - A good man out of the good treasure of the heart bringeth forth good things: and an evil man out of the evil treasure bringeth forth evil things.
Matthew 12:34-37 - O generation of vipers, how can ye, being evil, speak good things? for out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh. (Read More...)
Matthew 7:21-23 - Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven. (Read More...)
Matthew 6:24 - No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.
Matthew 5:37 - But let your communication be, Yea, yea; Nay, nay: for whatsoever is more than these cometh of evil.
Matthew 5:22 - But I say unto you, That whosoever is angry with his brother without a cause shall be in danger of the judgment: and whosoever shall say to his brother, Raca, shall be in danger of the council: but whosoever shall say, Thou fool, shall be in danger of hell fire.
Zechariah 8:16 - These [are] the things that ye shall do; Speak ye every man the truth to his neighbour; execute the judgment of truth and peace in your gates:
Zephaniah 3:13 - The remnant of Israel shall not do iniquity, nor speak lies; neither shall a deceitful tongue be found in their mouth: for they shall feed and lie down, and none shall make [them] afraid.
Amos 5:13 - Therefore the prudent shall keep silence in that time; for it [is] an evil time.
Jeremiah 20:10 - For I heard the defaming of many, fear on every side. Report, [say they], and we will report it. All my familiars watched for my halting, [saying], Peradventure he will be enticed, and we shall prevail against him, and we shall take our revenge on him.
Isaiah 32:7 - The instruments also of the churl [are] evil: he deviseth wicked devices to destroy the poor with lying words, even when the needy speaketh right.
Isaiah 32:6 - For the vile person will speak villany, and his heart will work iniquity, to practise hypocrisy, and to utter error against the LORD, to make empty the soul of the hungry, and he will cause the drink of the thirsty to fail.
Isaiah 6:5 - Then said I, Woe [is] me! for I am undone; because I [am] a man of unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people of unclean lips: for mine eyes have seen the King, the LORD of hosts.
Ecclesiastes 10:14 - A fool also is full of words: a man cannot tell what shall be; and what shall be after him, who can tell him?
Ecclesiastes 10:12 - The words of a wise man's mouth [are] gracious; but the lips of a fool will swallow up himself.
Ecclesiastes 10:11 - Surely the serpent will bite without enchantment; and a babbler is no better.
Ecclesiastes 9:17 - The words of wise [men are] heard in quiet more than the cry of him that ruleth among fools.
Ecclesiastes 5:7 - For in the multitude of dreams and many words [there are] also [divers] vanities: but fear thou God.
Ecclesiastes 5:3 - For a dream cometh through the multitude of business; and a fool's voice [is known] by multitude of words.
Proverbs 31:26 - She openeth her mouth with wisdom; and in her tongue [is] the law of kindness.
Proverbs 30:10 - Accuse not a servant unto his master, lest he curse thee, and thou be found guilty.
Proverbs 29:20 - Seest thou a man [that is] hasty in his words? [there is] more hope of a fool than of him.
Proverbs 26:20-23 - Where no wood is, [there] the fire goeth out: so where [there is] no talebearer, the strife ceaseth. (Read More...)
Proverbs 26:9 - [As] a thorn goeth up into the hand of a drunkard, so [is] a parable in the mouth of fools.
Proverbs 26:7 - The legs of the lame are not equal: so [is] a parable in the mouth of fools.
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