Mere Talk

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Matthew 15:8

'This people honors me with their lips, but their heart is far, far away from me,

Mark 7:6

So he said to them, "Isaiah prophesied correctly about you hypocrites, as it is written, 'This people honors me with their lips, but their heart is far, far away from me.

Matthew 23:3

Therefore do and observe everything that they tell you, but do not do as {they do}, for they tell [others to do something] and do not do [it themselves].

Job 16:5

I could encourage you with my mouth, and the solace of my lips would ease the pain.

Proverbs 29:19

By words, a servant is not disciplined, for he will understand, but there is no giving heed.

Job 16:6

If I speak, my pain is not relieved; and [if] I cease, how much will leave me?

Hosea 10:4

They utter words of vain oaths [when] {making covenants}, and judgment blossoms like a poisonous plant on the furrows of the field.

Job 18:2

"{How long} {will you hunt for words}? Consider, and afterward we shall speak.

Job 16:4

I myself also could talk as you, if {you were in my place}; I could join against you with words, and I could shake at you with my head.

Job 35:16

{therefore} Job opens his mouth in empty talk-- without knowledge he multiplies words."

Romans 15:18

For I will not dare to speak about anything except [that] which Christ has accomplished through me, resulting in the obedience of the Gentiles by word and deed,

1 Corinthians 4:19

But I am coming to you soon, if the Lord wills, and I will know not the talk of the ones who have become arrogant, but the power.

1 Corinthians 14:9

And so you through the tongue, unless you produce a clear message, how will it be known what is spoken? For you will be speaking into the air.

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