In all labor there is profit: but the talk of the lips leads only to poverty.
Therefore the Lord said, Since this people draw near me with their mouth, and with their lips do honor me, but have removed their heart far from me, and their fear toward me is taught by the precept of men:
These people draw near unto me with their mouth, and honor me with their lips; but their heart is far from me.
He answered and said unto them, Well has Isaiah prophesied of you hypocrites, as it is written, This people honor me with their lips, but their heart is far from me.
All therefore whatsoever they bid you observe, that observe and do; but do not according to their works: for they say, and do not.
1 John 3:18
My little children, let us not love in word, neither in tongue; but in deed and in truth.
1 Thessalonians 1:5
For our gospel came not unto you in word only, but also in power, and in the Holy Spirit, and in much assurance; as you know what manner of men we were among you for your sake.
But I would strengthen you with my mouth, and the moving of my lips would relieve your grief.
A servant will not be corrected by words: for though he understands he will not answer.
Though I speak, my grief is not relieved: and though I forbear, how am I eased?
And they come unto you as the people comes, and they sit before you as my people, and they hear your words, but they will not do them: for with their mouth they show much love, but their heart goes after their covetousness.
They have spoken words, swearing falsely in making a covenant: thus judgment springs up like hemlock in the furrows of the field.
How long will it be before you make an end of words? consider, and afterwards we will speak.
I also could speak as you do: if your soul were in my soul's place, I could heap up words against you, and shake my head at you.
Therefore does Job open his mouth in vain; he multiplies words without knowledge.
For I will not dare to speak of any of those things which Christ has not worked by me, to make the Gentiles obedient, by word and deed,
1 Corinthians 4:19
But I will come to you shortly, if the Lord wills, and will know, not the speech of them who are puffed up, but the power.
1 Corinthians 13:1
Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not love, I am become as sounding brass, or a clanging cymbal.
And one of you say unto them, Depart in peace, be warmed and filled; yet you give them not those things which are needful to the body; what does it profit?
1 Corinthians 14:9
So likewise you, except you utter by the tongue words easy to be understood, how shall it be known what is spoken? for you shall speak into the air.
Let no man deceive you with vain words: for because of these things comes the wrath of God upon the children of disobedience.
For there are many unruly and vain talkers and deceivers, especially they of the circumcision:
1 John 2:6
He that says he abides in him ought himself also so to walk, even as he walked.
1 John 2:9
He that says he is in the light, and hates his brother, is in darkness even until now.