Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Be not rash with thy mouth, and let not thine heart be hasty to utter any thing before God: for God is in heaven, and thou upon earth: therefore let thy words be few.

General references

Bible References

Not rash

Genesis 18:27
And Abraham answered and said, Behold now, I have taken upon me to speak to the Lord, who am but dust and ashes.
Genesis 28:20
And Jacob vowed a vow, saying, If God will be with me, and will keep me in this way that I go, and will give me bread to eat, and raiment to put on,
Numbers 30:2
When a man vows a vow to LORD, or swears an oath to bind his soul with a bond, he shall not break his word. He shall do according to all that proceeds out of his mouth.
Judges 11:30
And Jephthah vowed a vow to LORD, and said, If thou will indeed deliver the sons of Ammon into my hand,
1 Samuel 14:24
And the men of Israel were distressed that day, for Saul had adjured the people, saying, Cursed be the man who eats any food until it be evening, and I be avenged on my enemies. So none of the people tasted food.
Mark 6:23
And he swore to her, Whatever thou may ask of me, I will give to thee, as much as half of my kingdom.

For

Psalm 115:3
But our God is in the heavens. He has done whatever he pleased.
Isaiah 55:9
For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts.
Matthew 6:9
Pray ye therefore this way: Our Father in the heavens, hallowed be thy name.

Let thy

Ecclesiastes 5:3
For a dream comes with a multitude of business, and a fool's voice with a multitude of words.
Proverbs 10:19
Transgression is not lacking in the multitude of words, but he who refrains his lips does wisely.
Matthew 6:7
And while praying do not use vain repetitions as the heathen do, for they think that they will be heard by their much speaking.
James 3:2
For we all stumble in many things. If any man does not stumble in word, this is a perfect man, able also to bridle the whole body.

General references

Judges 11:30
And Jephthah vowed a vow to LORD, and said, If thou will indeed deliver the sons of Ammon into my hand,