Most Relevant Verses
Pleasant words are as a honeycomb, sweet to the mind and healing to the body.
Therefore thus says the Lord [to Jeremiah]: If you return [and give up this mistaken tone of distrust and despair], then I will give you again a settled place of quiet and safety, and you will be My minister; and if you separate the precious from the vile [cleansing your own heart from unworthy and unwarranted suspicions concerning God's faithfulness], you shall be My mouthpiece. [But do not yield to them.] Let them return to you -- "not you to [the people].
The Law therefore is holy, and [each] commandment is holy and just and good.
Did that which is good then prove fatal [bringing death] to me? Certainly not! It was sin, working death in me by using this good thing [as a weapon], in order that through the commandment sin might be shown up clearly to be sin, that the extreme malignity and immeasurable sinfulness of sin might plainly appear.
Their words pleased Hamor and his son Shechem.
And the plan seemed good in the eyes of Pharaoh and in the eyes of all his servants.
And you answered me, The thing which you have spoken is good for us to do.
From Thematic Bible
Anxiety in a man's heart weighs it down, but an encouraging word makes it glad.