39 Bible Verses about Bad Language
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Let, no putrid discourse, out of your mouth, be going forth, but if anything is good - suited to the needful upbuilding, - that it may give benefit unto them that hear;
For with adulterers, is the land filled, Yea because of cursing, cloth the land mourn, Dried up are the oases of the desert, - And, their oppression hath become wicked, And, their might is not right.
If any thinketh he is observant of religion, not curbing his own tongue, but deceiving his own heart, this one's, religious observance is, vain:
Thou shalt not utter the name of Yahweh thy God for falsehood, for Yahweh will not let him go unpunished who uttereth his name for falsehood.
The good man, out of the good treasure of the heart, bringeth forth that which is good; and, the wicked man, out of the wicked heart, bringeth forth that which is wicked; for, out of an overflowing of heart, speaketh, his mouth.
But, before all things, my brethren, do not swear, - either by heaven, or by the earth, or by any other oath; but let your Yea be yea, and your Nay nay, - lest, under judgment, ye fall.
Therewith, are we blessing our Lord and Father, and, therewith, we are cursing the men who, after the likeness of God, have been brought into being! Out of the same mouth, come forth blessing and cursing! Not meet, my brethren, for, these things, thus, to be coming to pass! Doth, the fountain, out of the same opening, teem forth the sweet and the bitter?read more.
Is it possible, my brethren, for, a fig-tree, to produce, olives, or, a vine, figs? Neither can, salt, water yield, sweet.
But I say unto you, That, every useless expression that men shall utter, they shall render, concerning it, an account, in a day of judgment; For, by thy words, shalt thou be, justified, and, by thy words, shalt thou be condemned.
But, according as he that hath called you is holy, do, ye yourselves, also become, holy in all manner of behaviour, -
For, he that desireth to love, life, and to see good days, Let him cause his tongue to cease from mischief, and lips, that they speak not deceit;
We know, further, that, unto them who love God, God causeth all things to work together for good, - unto them who, according to purpose, are such as he hath called;
Thou shalt not utter the name of Yahweh thy God, for falsehood, - for Yahweh will not at him go unpunished who uttereth his name for falsehood:
Nor swear by my name falsely, - And so profane the name of thy God: I, am Yahweh.
But, now, unto thee, am I coming; and, these things, am I speaking in the world, that they may have my own joy fulfilled in themselves. I, have given them thy word, and, the world, hated them, because they are not of the world - even as, I, am not of the world. I request not, that thou wouldst take them out of the world, but that thou wouldst keep them out of the evil:read more.
Of the world, they are not, even as, I, am not of the world.
And be not configuring yourselves unto this age, but be transforming yourselves by the renewing of your mind, to the end ye may be proving what is the thing willed by God - the good and acceptable and perfect.
For, living, is the word of God, and, energetic, and more cutting than any knife with two edges, and penetrating as far as a dividing asunder of soul and spirit, of joints also, and marrow, and able to judge the impulses and designs of the heart;
And shamelessness and foolish talking, or jesting, - which things are beneath you, - but, rather, giving of thanks;
A sepulchre opened, is their throat, with their tongues, have they used deceit, the poison of asps, is under their lips, Whose mouth, of cursing and bitterness, is full, Swift, are their feet to shed blood;read more.
Destruction and misery, are in their ways, And, the way of peace, have they not known: There is no fear of God before their eyes.
Bless them that persecute, bless, and do not curse.
soberminded, chaste, workers at home, good, submitting themselves to their own husbands, - that, the word of God, be not defamed; The younger men, in the same way, exhort thou to be sober-minded: In all things, shewing, thyself, an ensample of noble works, - in thine instruction, uncorruptness, gravity,read more.
healthful discourse that cannot be condemned, in order that, he that is of the contrary part, may relent, having nothing to say concerning us that is disparaging:
Make dead, therefore, your members that are on the earth - as regardeth fornication, impurity, passion, base coveting, and greed, the which, is idolatry, - On account of which things cometh the anger of God, - Wherein, ye also, walked, at one time, when ye were living in these things;read more.
But, now, do, ye also, put them all away, - anger, wrath, baseness, defamation, shameful talk out of your mouth: Be not guilty of falsehood one to another: having stript off the old man, together with his practices, And having put on the new - who is being moulded afresh unto personal knowledge, after the image of him that hath created him, - Wherein there cannot be Greek and Jew, circumcision and uncircumcision, foreigner, Scythian, bond, free, - but, all things and in all, Christ: Put on, therefore, as men chosen of God, holy and beloved, tender affections of compassion, graciousness, lowliness of mind, meekness, long-suffering, Bearing one with another, and in favour forgiving one another - if any, against any, have a complaint, - according as, the Lord, in favour forgave you, so also ye;
A soft answer, turneth away wrath, but a cutting word raiseth anger.
For take ye into consideration - him who hath endured, such contradiction, by sinners against themselves, lest ye be wearied, in your souls becoming exhausted.
Do not fear, for with thee, I am! Look not around, for, I, am thy God, - I have emboldened thee, Yea I have helped thee, Yea I have upheld thee with my righteous right-hand.
Search out Yahweh, and his power, Seek diligently his face, at all times.
Your discourse being always with benefit, with salt, seasoned, - that ye may know how it behoveth you, unto each one, to be making answer.
With cursing, his mouth is full, and with deceptions and oppression, Under his tongue, are trouble and mischief:
But, the fruit of the Spirit, is - love, joy, peace, long-suffering, graciousness, goodness, faithfulness, meekness, self-control; - against such things as these, there is no law.
Yea, though I walk through a valley death-shadowed, I will fear no harm, for, thou, art with me, Thy rod and thy staff, they, comfort me.
Trial, hath not taken you, save such as man can bear; faithful, moreover is God, who will not suffer you to be tried above what ye are able, but will make, with the trial, also the way of escape, that ye may be able to hold out.
For, I, know the plans which I am planning for you Declareth Yahweh, - Plans of welfare and not of calamity, To give you a future and a hope.
Yea, doubtless! and I account all things to be, loss, because of the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord, for the sake of whom, the loss, of all things, have I suffered, and do account them refuse, in order that, Christ, I may win,
These things, have I spoken unto you, that, in me, ye may have, peace: In the world, ye have, tribulation; but be taking courage, - I, have overcome the world.
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