Beware Of Your Speech
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Thus also the tongue is a little member, and boasts great things. See how little a fire, how large a wood it kindles!
and the tongue is fire, the world of unrighteousness; the tongue is set in our members, the defiler of the whole body, and which sets fire to the course of nature, and is set on fire of hell.
Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.
He that guardeth his mouth keepeth his soul; destruction shall be to him that openeth wide his lips.
Set a watch, O Jehovah, before my mouth; keep the door of my lips.
But when they deliver you up, be not careful how or what ye shall speak; for it shall be given to you in that hour what ye shall speak.
And it came to pass as they departed from him, Peter said to Jesus, Master, it is good for us to be here; and let us make three tabernacles, one for thee, and one for Moses, and one for Elias: not knowing what he said.
And having watched him, they sent out suborned persons, pretending to be just men, that they might take hold of him in his language, so that they might deliver him up to the power and authority of the governor.
For we all often offend. If any one offend not in word, he is a perfect man, able to bridle the whole body too.
But I say unto you, that every idle word which men shall say, they shall render an account of it in judgment-day:
He says to him, Out of thy mouth will I judge thee, wicked bondman: thou knewest that I am a harsh man, taking up what I have not laid down and reaping what I have not sowed.