'Speech' in the Bible
That people may understand a proverb and a figure of speech or an enigma with its interpretation, and the words of the wise and their dark sayings or riddles.
Never talk deceptively and don't keep company with people whose speech is corrupt.
For the lips of an adulteress drip honey, and her speech is smoother than oil.
You are snared with the words of your lips, you are caught by the speech of your mouth.
A worthless man, a wicked man, goes around with devious speech,
With her much fair speech she caused him to yield, with the flattering of her lips she forced him.
Everything I have to say is just; there isn't anything corrupt or perverse in my speech.
To fear the Lord is to hate evil. I hate arrogant pride, evil conduct, and perverse speech.
Blessings are on the head of the righteous, but the speech of the wicked conceals violence.
The teaching of the righteous is a fountain of life, but the speech of the wicked conceals violence.
Wisdom characterizes the speech of the discerning, but the rod is for the backs of those lacking discernment.
Those who are wise store up knowledge, but foolish speech leads to imminent destruction.
The speech of the righteous bears the fruit of wisdom, but the one who speaks perversion will be destroyed.
The lips of the righteous know what is pleasing, but the speech of the wicked is perverse.
With his speech the godless person destroys his neighbor, but by knowledge the righteous will be delivered.
The words of the wicked are a deadly ambush, but the speech of the upright rescues them.
An evil man is trapped by [his] rebellious speech, but the righteous escapes from trouble.
By his fruitful speech a man can remain satisfied, and a man's handiwork will reward him.
Deceitful speech is reprehensible to the LORD, but those who act faithfully are his delight.
From the fruit of his speech a person eats good things, but the faithless desire the fruit of violence.
The proud speech of a fool [brings] a rod [of discipline], but the lips of the wise protect them.
Stay away from a foolish man; you will gain no knowledge from his speech.
A gentle statement is a tree of life, but perverted speech shatters the spirit.
The thoughts of the wicked are an abomination to the LORD, but the speech of the pure is pure.
Kings take pleasure in righteous speech; they treasure a person who speaks what is upright.
Anyone with a wise heart is called discerning, and pleasant speech increases learning.
A wise heart instructs its mouth and increases learning with its speech.
A worthless man digs up evil, and his speech is like a scorching fire.
Whoever practices evil pays attention to wicked speech, and the liar listens to malicious talk.
Excellent speech becometh not a fool: much less do lying lips a prince.
One with a twisted mind will not succeed, and one with deceitful speech will fall into ruin.
Better is a poor man who walks in his integrity Than he who is perverse in speech and is a fool.
Whoever loves purity and gracious speech will gain the king as his friend.
By long forbearance and calmness of spirit a judge or ruler is persuaded, and soft speech breaks down the most bonelike resistance.
A hateful person disguises himself with his speech and harbors deceit within.