In all labour there is profit; but the talk of the lips tendeth only to want.
And the Lord saith, Forasmuch as this people draw near with their mouth, and honour me with their lips, but their heart is removed far from me, and their fear of me is a commandment taught of men;
This people honour me with the lips, but their heart is far away from me;
But he answering said to them, Well did Esaias prophesy concerning you hypocrites, as it is written, This people honour me with their lips, but their heart is far away from me.
all things therefore, whatever they may tell you, do and keep. But do not after their works, for they say and do not,
1 John 3:18
Children, let us not love with word, nor with tongue, but in deed and in truth.
1 Thessalonians 1:5
For our glad tidings were not with you in word only, but also in power, and in the Holy Spirit, and in much assurance; even as ye know what we were among you for your sakes:
But I would encourage you with my mouth, and the solace of my lips should assuage your pain.
A servant is not corrected by words: he understandeth indeed, but he will not answer.
If I speak, my pain is not assuaged; and if I forbear, what am I eased?
And they come unto thee as a people cometh, and they sit before thee as my people, and they hear thy words, but they do them not; for with their mouth they shew much love, but their heart goeth after their dishonest gain.
They speak mere words, swearing falsely in making a covenant; therefore shall judgment spring up as hemlock in the furrows of the fields.
How long will ye hunt for words? Be intelligent, and then we will speak.
I also could speak as ye: if your soul were in my soul's stead, I could join together words against you, and shake my head at you;
For Job hath opened his mouth in vanity, and made words abundant without knowledge.
For I will not dare to speak anything of the things which Christ has not wrought by me, for the obedience of the nations, by word and deed,
1 Corinthians 4:19
but I will come quickly to you, if the Lord will; and I will know, not the word of those that are puffed up, but the power.
1 Corinthians 13:1
If I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am become sounding brass or a clanging cymbal.
and one from amongst you say to them, Go in peace, be warmed and filled; but give not to them the needful things for the body, what is the profit?
1 Corinthians 14:9
Thus also ye with the tongue, unless ye give a distinct speech, how shall it be known what is spoken? for ye will be speaking to the air.
Let no one deceive you with vain words, for on account of these things the wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience.
For there are many and disorderly vain speakers and deceivers of people's minds, specially those of the circumcision,
1 John 2:6
He that says he abides in him ought, even as he walked, himself also so to walk.
1 John 2:9
He who says he is in the light, and hates his brother, is in the darkness until now.