A man hath joy by the answer of his mouth; and a word in its season, how good is it!
A soft answer turneth away fury; but a grievous word stirreth up anger.
The purposes of the heart are of man, but the answer of the tongue is from Jehovah.
The heart of a righteous man studieth to answer; but the mouth of the wicked poureth out evil things.
He that giveth answer before he heareth, it is folly and shame unto him.
that I might make thee know the certainty of the words of truth; that thou mightest carry back words of truth to them that send thee?
Be wise, my son, and make my heart glad, that I may have wherewith to answer him that reproacheth me.
Answer not a fool according to his folly, lest thou also be like unto him.
Answer a fool according to his folly, lest he be wise in his own eyes.
He that is poor speaketh with supplications, but the rich answereth roughly.
And one of the scribes who had come up, and had heard them reasoning together, perceiving that he had answered them well, demanded of him, Which is the first commandment of all?
And Jesus, seeing that he had answered intelligently, said to him, Thou art not far from the kingdom of God. And no one dared question him any more.
They said therefore to him, Who art thou? that we may give an answer to those who sent us. What sayest thou of thyself?