25 Bible Verses about

Mere Talk

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Matthew 15:8

'THIS PEOPLE HONORS ME WITH THEIR LIPS, BUT THEIR HEART IS FAR AWAY FROM ME.

Mark 7:6

And He said to them, "Rightly did Isaiah prophesy of you hypocrites, as it is written: 'THIS PEOPLE HONORS ME WITH THEIR LIPS, BUT THEIR HEART IS FAR AWAY FROM ME.

Matthew 23:3

therefore all that they tell you, do and observe, but do not do according to their deeds; for they say things and do not do them.

Job 16:5

"I could strengthen you with my mouth, And the solace of my lips could lessen your pain.

Proverbs 29:19

A slave will not be instructed by words alone; For though he understands, there will be no response.

Job 16:6

"If I speak, my pain is not lessened, And if I hold back, what has left me?

Hosea 10:4

They speak mere words, With worthless oaths they make covenants; And judgment sprouts like poisonous weeds in the furrows of the field.

Job 18:2

"How long will you hunt for words? Show understanding and then we can talk.

Job 16:4

"I too could speak like you, If I were in your place. I could compose words against you And shake my head at you.

Job 35:16

So Job opens his mouth emptily; He multiplies words without knowledge."

Romans 15:18

For I will not presume to speak of anything except what Christ has accomplished through me, resulting in the obedience of the Gentiles by word and deed,

1 Corinthians 4:19

But I will come to you soon, if the Lord wills, and I shall find out, not the words of those who are arrogant but their power.

1 Corinthians 4:20

For the kingdom of God does not consist in words but in power.

1 Corinthians 13:1

If I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, but do not have love, I have become a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal.

James 2:16

and one of you says to them, "Go in peace, be warmed and be filled," and yet you do not give them what is necessary for their body, what use is that?

1 Corinthians 14:9

So also you, unless you utter by the tongue speech that is clear, how will it be known what is spoken? For you will be speaking into the air.

1 John 2:9

The one who says he is in the Light and yet hates his brother is in the darkness until now.

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