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23 Bible Verses about Beware Of Your Speech

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James 3:5

In the same manner, the tongue is a very small member and boasts of great things. Behold, how great a forest a little fire kindles!

James 3:6

And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity: so is the tongue among our members, that it defiles the whole body and sets on fire the course of our nature; and it is set on fire of hell.

James 3:8

but no man can tame the tongue, which is an evil that cannot be restrained and is full of deadly poison.

Mark 12:13

And they send unto him certain of the Pharisees and of the Herodians to catch him in his words.

Matthew 22:15

Then the Pharisees left and took counsel how they might entangle him in his word.

Luke 11:54

laying wait for him and seeking to catch something out of his mouth that they might accuse him.

Luke 20:26

And they could not take hold of his words before the people, and they marvelled at his answer and were silent.

Psalm 139:4

For the word is not even upon my tongue, and, behold, O LORD, thou dost know it altogether.

Matthew 12:34

O generation of vipers, how can ye, being evil, speak good things? For out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks.

Matthew 15:18

But those things which proceed out of the mouth come forth from the heart, and they defile the man.

Luke 9:33

And it came to pass as they departed from him, Peter said unto Jesus, Master, it is good for us to remain here; and let us make three tabernacles: one for thee and one for Moses and one for Elijah, not knowing what he said.

Luke 12:3

Therefore whatever ye have spoken in darkness shall be heard in the light, and that which ye have spoken in the ear in closets shall be proclaimed upon the housetops.

Luke 20:20

And they watched him and sent forth spies who feigned themselves just men that they might take hold of him as he was speaking, that so they might deliver him unto the power and authority of the governor.

Proverbs 18:7

A fool's mouth is his destruction, and his lips are the snare of his soul.

Proverbs 6:2

thou art snared with the words of thy mouth; thou art taken with the words of thy mouth.

Matthew 12:37

For by thy words thou shalt be justified, and by thy words thou shalt be condemned.

Luke 19:22

Then he said unto him, Out of thine own mouth I will judge thee, thou wicked slave. Thou knewest that I was an austere man, taking up that which I did not lay down, and reaping that which I did not sow;

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