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39 Bible Verses about Bad Language

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Jeremiah 23:10

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.

Luke 6:45

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.

James 5:12

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.

James 3:9-12

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.

Matthew 12:36-37

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.

Deuteronomy 5:11

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:

John 17:13-16

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.

Hosea 10:4

They have spoken words, swearing falsely, in solemnizing a covenant, - therefore shall judgment, spring up like a poisonous plant, on the ridges of the field.

Psalm 109:17

Because he loved cursing, May it have come upon him, Because he delighted not in blessing, May it have kept far from him;

Romans 3:13-18

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.

Proverbs 10:31

The mouth of the righteous, beareth the fruit of wisdom, but, a perverse tongue, shall be cut off.

Titus 2:5-8

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:

Colossians 3:5-13

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;

Proverbs 9:9

Give to a wise man, and he will be wiser still, Inform a righteous man, and he will increase learning.

Hebrews 12:3

For take ye into consideration - him who hath endured, such contradiction, by sinners against themselves, lest ye be wearied, in your souls becoming exhausted.

Galatians 5:22-23

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.

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