In all labour there is profit: but the talk of the lips tendeth only to penury.
Wherefore the Lord said, Forasmuch as this people draw near me with their mouth, and with their lips do honour me, but have removed their heart far from me, and their fear toward me is taught by the precept of men:
This people draweth nigh unto me with their mouth, and honoureth me with their lips; but their heart is far from me.
He answered and said unto them, Well hath Esaias prophesied of you hypocrites, as it is written, This people honoureth 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 ye after 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 Ghost, and in much assurance; as ye 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 should asswage your grief.
A servant will not be corrected by words: for though he understand he will not answer.
Though I speak, my grief is not asswaged: and though I forbear, what am I eased?
And they come unto thee as the people cometh, and they sit before thee as my people, and they hear thy words, but they will not do them: for with their mouth they shew much love, but their heart goeth after their covetousness.
They have spoken words, swearing falsely in making a covenant: thus judgment springeth up as hemlock in the furrows of the field.
How long will it be ere ye make an end of words? mark, and afterwards we will speak.
I also could speak as ye do: if your soul were in my soul's stead, I could heap up words against you, and shake mine head at you.
Therefore doth Job open his mouth in vain; he multiplieth words without knowledge.
For I will not dare to speak of any of those things which Christ hath not wrought 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 will, and will know, not the speech of them which are puffed up, but the power.
1 Corinthians 13:1
Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not charity, I am become as sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal.
And one of you say unto them, Depart in peace, be ye warmed and filled; notwithstanding ye give them not those things which are needful to the body; what doth it profit?
1 Corinthians 14:9
So likewise ye, except ye utter by the tongue words easy to be understood, how shall it be known what is spoken? for ye shall speak into the air.
Let no man deceive you with vain words: for because of these things cometh the wrath of God upon the children of disobedience.
For there are many unruly and vain talkers and deceivers, specially they of the circumcision:
1 John 2:6
He that saith he abideth in him ought himself also so to walk, even as he walked.
1 John 2:9
He that saith he is in the light, and hateth his brother, is in darkness even until now.