Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.
The words of a man's mouth are like deep waters: the fountain of wisdom is like a flowing stream.
The tongue of the upright man is like tested silver: the heart of the evil-doer is of little value.
The fruit of righteousness is a tree of life, but violent behaviour takes away souls.
The good man out of his good store gives good things; and the evil man out of his evil store gives evil things.
But how will they give worship to him in whom they have no faith? and how will they have faith in him of whom they have not had news? and how will they have news without a preacher?
2 Corinthians 2:16
To the one it is a perfume of death to death; to the other a perfume of life to life. And who is enough for such things?
2 Corinthians 11:15
So it is no great thing if his servants make themselves seem to be servants of righteousness; whose end will be the reward of their works.
Let no evil talk come out of your mouth, but only what is good for giving necessary teaching, and for grace to those who give ear.
Let your talk be with grace, mixed with salt, so that you may be able to give an answer to everyone.
For there are men who are not ruled by law; foolish talkers, false teachers, specially those of the circumcision,
And the tongue is a fire; it is the power of evil placed in our bodies, making all the body unclean, putting the wheel of life on fire, and getting its fire from hell.
2 Peter 2:18
For with high-sounding false words, making use of the attraction of unclean desires of the flesh, they get into their power those newly made free from those who are living in error;
Where there is much talk there will be no end to sin, but he who keeps his mouth shut does wisely.
The words of a wise man's mouth are sweet to all, but the lips of a foolish man are his destruction.
I will give the fruit of the lips: Peace, peace, to him who is near and to him who is far off, says the Lord; and I will make him well.