A soft answer turneth back fury, And a grievous word raiseth up anger.
A healed tongue is a tree of life, And perverseness in it -- a breach in the spirit.
Doth he multiply unto thee supplications? Doth he speak unto thee tender things?
By long-suffering is a ruler persuaded, And a soft tongue breaketh a bone.
and his soul cleaveth to Dinah, daughter of Jacob, and he loveth the young person, and speaketh unto the heart of the young person.
Therefore, lo, I am enticing her, And have caused her to go to the wilderness, And I have spoken unto her heart,
then the magistrate having gone away with officers, brought them without violence, for they were fearing the people, lest they should be stoned;
1 Peter 2:18
The domestics! be subjecting yourselves in all fear to the masters, not only to the good and gentle, but also to the cross;