1 Samuel 1:13
Hannah was speaking in her heart; only her lips moved but her voice was not heard. So Eli thought she was drunk.
Your own mouth condemns you, and not I; yes, your own lips testify against you.
My words shall express the uprightness of my heart, and my lips shall speak what they know with utter sincerity.
I ate no pleasant or desirable food, nor did any meat or wine come into my mouth; and I did not anoint myself at all for the full three weeks.
Awake, you drunkards, and weep; wail, all you drinkers of wine, because of the [fresh] sweet juice [of the grape], for it is cut off and removed from your mouth.
A vessel (jar) full of sour wine (vinegar) was placed there, so they put a sponge soaked in the sour wine on [a stalk, reed of] hyssop, and held it to [His] mouth.
But oh, that God would speak, and open His lips against you,
I have not gone back from the commandment of His lips; I have esteemed and treasured the words of His mouth more than my necessary food.
Concerning the works of men, by the word of Your lips I have avoided the ways of the violent (the paths of the destroyer).
My covenant will I not break or profane, nor alter the thing that is gone out of My lips.
Behold, the Name of the Lord comes from afar, burning with His anger, and in thick, rising smoke. His lips are full of indignation, and His tongue is like a consuming fire.
I will bless the Lord at all times; His praise shall continually be in my mouth.
O Lord, open my lips, and my mouth shall show forth Your praise.
Because Your loving-kindness is better than life, my lips shall praise You.
My lips shall pour forth praise [with thanksgiving and renewed trust] when You teach me Your statutes.
Peace, peace, to him who is far off [both Jew and Gentile] and to him who is near! says the Lord; I create the fruit of his lips, and I will heal him [make his lips blossom anew with speech in thankful praise].
And they said to Him, Do You hear what these are saying? And Jesus replied to them, Yes; have you never read, Out of the mouths of babes and unweaned infants You have made (provided) perfect praise?
Out of the mouths of babes and unweaned infants You have established strength because of Your foes, that You might silence the enemy and the avenger.
Through Him, therefore, let us constantly and at all times offer up to God a sacrifice of praise, which is the fruit of lips that thankfully acknowledge and confess and glorify His name.
You have given him his heart's desire and have not withheld the request of his lips. Selah [pause, and think of that]!
Hear now my reasoning, and listen to the pleadings of my lips.
Hear the right (my righteous cause), O Lord; listen to my shrill, piercing cry! Give ear to my prayer, that comes from unfeigned and guileless lips.
And after there had been a long debate, Peter got up and said to them, Brethren, you know that quite a while ago God made a choice or selection from among you, that by my mouth the Gentiles should hear the message of the Gospel [concerning the attainment through Christ of salvation in the kingdom of God] and believe (credit and place their confidence in it).
It shall be as a sign to you upon your hand and as a memorial between your eyes, that the law of the Lord may be in your mouth; for with a strong hand the Lord has brought you out of Egypt.
And all spoke well of Him and marveled at the words of grace that came forth from His mouth; and they said, Is not this Joseph's Son?
Which my lips uttered and my mouth promised when I was in distress.
And if she is married to a husband while her vows are upon her or she has bound herself by a rash utterance
The vow which has passed your lips you shall be watchful to perform, a voluntary offering which you have made to the Lord your God, which you have promised with your mouth.
I have proclaimed glad tidings of righteousness in the great assembly [tidings of uprightness and right standing with God]. Behold, I have not restrained my lips, as You know, O Lord.
With my lips have I declared and recounted all the ordinances of Your mouth.
And they said, What further evidence do we need? For we have heard [it] ourselves from His own mouth!
[But] I would strengthen and encourage you with [the words of] my mouth, and the consolation of my lips would soothe your suffering.
The lips of the [uncompromisingly] righteous feed and guide many, but fools die for want of understanding and heart.
He will yet fill your mouth with laughter [Job] and your lips with joyful shouting.
My lips shall shout for joy when I sing praises to You, and my inner being, which You have redeemed.
But Moses said to the Lord, Behold, [my own people] the Israelites have not listened to me; how then shall Pharaoh give heed to me, who am of deficient and impeded speech?
I heard and my [whole inner self] trembled; my lips quivered at the sound. Rottenness enters into my bones and under me [down to my feet]; I tremble. I will wait quietly for the day of trouble and distress when there shall come up against [my] people him who is about to invade and oppress them.
For they provoked [Moses'] spirit, so that he spoke unadvisedly with his lips.
Is there wrong on my tongue? Cannot my taste discern what is destructive?
For the sin of their mouths and the words of their lips, let them even be trapped and taken in their pride, and for the cursing and lying which they utter.
Those who are fencing me in raise their heads; may the mischief of their own lips and the very things they desire for me come upon them.
Put away from you false and dishonest speech, and willful and contrary talk put far from you.
He who shuts his eyes to devise perverse things and who compresses his lips [as if in concealment] brings evil to pass.
Better is a poor man who walks in his integrity than a rich man who is perverse in his speech and is a [self-confident] fool.
Then said I, Woe is me! For I am undone and ruined, because I am a man of unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people of unclean lips; for my eyes have seen the King, the Lord of hosts!
For the lips of a loose woman drip honey as a honeycomb, and her mouth is smoother than oil;
Go from the presence of a foolish and self-confident man, for you will not find knowledge on his lips.
An evildoer gives heed to wicked lips; and a liar listens to a mischievous tongue.
A [self-confident] fool's lips bring contention, and his mouth invites a beating. A [self-confident] fool's mouth is his ruin, and his lips are a snare to himself.
Be not a witness against your neighbor without cause, and deceive not with your lips.
Let the lying lips be silenced, which speak insolently against the [consistently] righteous with pride and contempt.
Keep your tongue from evil and your lips from speaking deceit.
Deliver me, O Lord, from lying lips and from deceitful tongues.
He who hides hatred is of lying lips, and he who utters slander is a [self-confident] fool.
For your hands are defiled with blood and your fingers with iniquity; your lips have spoken lies, your tongue mutters wickedness.
To his neighbor each one speaks words without use or worth or truth; with flattering lips and double heart [deceitfully] they speak. May the Lord cut off all flattering lips and the tongues that speak proud boasting,
But to the wicked, God says: What right have you to recite My statutes or take My covenant or pledge on your lips,
Burning lips [uttering insincere words of love] and a wicked heart are like an earthen vessel covered with the scum thrown off from molten silver [making it appear to be solid silver]. He who hates pretends with his lips, but stores up deceit within himself.
You have planted them, yes, they have taken root; they grow, yes, they bring forth fruit. You are near in their mouths but far from their hearts.
These people draw near Me with their mouths and honor Me with their lips, but their hearts hold off and are far away from Me.
But He said to them, Excellently and truly [ so that there will be no room for blame] did Isaiah prophesy of you, the pretenders and hypocrites, as it stands written: These people [constantly] honor Me with their lips, but their hearts hold off and are far distant from Me.
And the Lord said, Forasmuch as this people draw near Me with their mouth and honor Me with their lips but remove their hearts and minds far from Me, and their fear and reverence for Me are a commandment of men that is learned by repetition [without any thought as to the meaning],
Truthful lips shall be established forever, but a lying tongue is [credited] but for a moment.
Hear, for I will speak excellent and princely things; and the opening of my lips shall be for right things. For my mouth shall utter truth, and wrongdoing is detestable and loathsome to my lips.
Right and just lips are the delight of a king, and he loves him who speaks what is right.
Yes, my heart will rejoice when your lips speak right things.
But as for me, I have not sought to escape from being a shepherd after You, nor have I desired the woeful day [of judgment]; You know that. Whatever I said was spoken in Your presence and was from You.
The law of truth was in [Levi's] mouth, and unrighteousness was not found in his lips; he walked with Me in peace and uprightness and turned many away from iniquity. For the priest's lips should guard and keep pure the knowledge [of My law], and the people should seek (inquire for and require) instruction at his mouth; for he is the messenger of the Lord of hosts.
The lips of the [uncompromisingly] righteous know [and therefore utter] what is acceptable, but the mouth of the wicked knows [and therefore speaks only] what is obstinately willful and contrary.
On the lips of him who has discernment skillful and godly Wisdom is found, but discipline and the rod are for the back of him who is without sense and understanding.
The lips of the wise disperse knowledge [sifting it as chaff from the grain]; not so the minds and hearts of the self-confident and foolish.
There is gold, and a multitude of pearls, but the lips of knowledge are a vase of preciousness [the most precious of all].
Listen (consent and submit) to the words of the wise, and apply your mind to my knowledge; For it will be pleasant if you keep them in your mind [believing them]; your lips will be accustomed to [confessing] them.
From the fruit of his words a man shall be satisfied with good, and the work of a man's hands shall come back to him [as a harvest].
A good man eats good from the fruit of his mouth, but the desire of the treacherous is for violence.
A man's [moral] self shall be filled with the fruit of his mouth; and with the consequence of his words he must be satisfied [whether good or evil].
In the fool's own mouth is a rod [to shame] his pride, but the wise men's lips preserve them.
A [self-confident] fool's mouth is his ruin, and his lips are a snare to himself.
Set a guard, O Lord, before my mouth; keep watch at the door of my lips.
In all I have said to you take heed; do not mention the name of other gods [either in blessing or cursing]; do not let such speech be heard from your mouth.
He who guards his mouth keeps his life, but he who opens wide his lips comes to ruin.
1 Peter 3:10
For let him who wants to enjoy life and see good days [good -- "whether apparent or not] keep his tongue free from evil and his lips from guile (treachery, deceit).
What man is he who desires life and longs for many days, that he may see good?
And with it he touched my mouth and said, Behold, this has touched your lips; your iniquity and guilt are taken away, and your sin is completely atoned for and forgiven.
For I will take away the names of Baalim [the Baals] out of her mouth, and they shall no more be mentioned or seriously remembered by their name.