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58 Bible Verses about Speech, Positive Aspects Of

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Psalm 17:3

Thou hast tested my heart, hast made inspection by night, hast refined me until thou couldst find nothing, Had I devised evil, my mouth should not have transgressed:

Psalm 39:1

I said, to myself, I will take heed to my ways, That I sin not with my tongue, - I will put on my mouth a muzzle, So long as the lawless is before me.

Ephesians 4:29-31

Let, no putrid discourse, out of your mouth, be going forth, but if anything is good - suited to the needful upbuilding, - that it may give benefit unto them that hear; And be not grieving the Holy Spirit of God, wherewith ye have been sealed unto a day of redemption; All bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and outcry, and profane speaking, let it be taken away from you, with all baseness;

Colossians 3:8-10

But, now, do, ye also, put them all away, - anger, wrath, baseness, defamation, shameful talk out of your mouth: Be not guilty of falsehood one to another: having stript off the old man, together with his practices, And having put on the new - who is being moulded afresh unto personal knowledge, after the image of him that hath created him, -

1 Peter 3:9-10

Not returning evil for evil, nor reviling for reviling, but, on the contrary, bestowing a blessing, - because, hereunto, have ye been called, in order that, a blessing, ye might inherit. For, he that desireth to love, life, and to see good days, Let him cause his tongue to cease from mischief, and lips, that they speak not deceit;

Psalm 34:12-13

Who is the man that desireth life, Loving days, that he may see good? Keep thy tongue from wickedness, And thy lips from speaking deceit:

Psalm 34:1

Let me bless Yahweh at all times, Continually be his praise in my mouth.

Psalm 35:28

Mine own tongue also, shall softly utter thy righteousness, - All the day long, - thy praise!

Deuteronomy 8:10

So then thou shalt eat and be satisfied, - and bless Yahweh thy God, for the good land which he hath given unto thee.

1 Chronicles 16:4

And he placed before the ark of Yahweh certain of the Levites, as attendants, - and to celebrate, and to give thanks and render praise, unto Yahweh, God of Israel;

Psalm 118:1

Give ye thanks to Yahweh - For he is good, For, age-abiding, is his lovingkindness.

Joel 2:26

And ye shall eat and eat, and be satisfied, and shall praise the name of Yahweh your God, who hath dealt with you wondrously, - so shall my people, not be abashed, unto times age-abiding.

Mark 8:6-7

And he sendeth word to the multitude, to fall back upon the ground. And, taking the seven loaves, giving thanks, he brake, and was giving unto his disciples, that they might be setting before them; and they set before the multitude. And they had a few small fishes; and, blessing them, he bade them set, these also, before them.

James 3:9-10

Therewith, are we blessing our Lord and Father, and, therewith, we are cursing the men who, after the likeness of God, have been brought into being! Out of the same mouth, come forth blessing and cursing! Not meet, my brethren, for, these things, thus, to be coming to pass!

Romans 10:9-10

That, if thou shalt confess the declaration with thy mouth - That Jesus is, Lord, and shalt believe with thy hear - That, God, raised him from among the dead, thou shalt be saved; - For, in heart, it is to be believed unto righteousness, and, by mouth, it is to be confessed unto salvation.

Matthew 10:32-33

Every one therefore who shall confess me before men, I also, will confess, him, before my Father who is in the heavens; But, whoever shall deny me before men, I also, will deny, him, before my Father who is in the heavens.

Luke 12:8-9

And I say unto you - Whosoever shall confess me before men, even the Son of Man, will confess him, before the messengers of God; But, he who denied me before men, shall be denied before the messengers of God.

Judges 8:1-3

And the men of Ephraim said unto him - What is this thing thou hast done to us, in not calling us, when thou wentest to fight with Midian? And they did chide with him, sharply. And he said unto them, What have I done, now, in comparison with you? Is not the grape-gleaning of Ephraim better than the vintage of Abiezer? Into your hand, hath God delivered the princes of Midian - Oreb and Zeeb, what then had I been able to do in comparison with you? Then, was their spirit softened toward him, when he had spoken this word.

Proverbs 10:32

The lips of the righteous, know what is pleasing, but, the mouth of the lawless, speaketh perversities.

Daniel 2:14-16

Immediately, Daniel, made answer with prudence and discretion, to Arioch, chief of the executioners of the king, - who had come forth to slay the wise men of Babylon: he began to speak and said to Arioch the king's captain, - For what cause, is the decree raging forth from before the king? Then did Arioch make the matter known unto Daniel. So Daniel entered in, and desired of the king, - that, an appointed time, he would give him, and then, the interpretation, he would declare unto the king.

Genesis 50:19-21

And Joseph said unto them - Do not fear, - although in place of God, I am. Ye, indeed, planned against me, evil, - God, planned it, for good, for the sake of doing, as at this day, to save alive much people. Now, therefore do not fear! I will nourish you and your little ones. Thus he consoled them, and spake unto their heart.

Job 4:3-4

Lo! thou hast admonished many, and, slack hands, hast thou been wont to uphold: Him that was stumbling, have thy words raised up, and, sinking knees, hast thou strengthened.

2 Timothy 2:24-25

And, a servant of the Lord, ought not to strive, but to be, gentle, towards all, apt in teaching, ready to endure malice, - In meekness, bringing under discipline them that oppose themselves, lest at any time God should give them repentance unto a personal knowledge of truth,

Proverbs 15:2

The tongue of the wise, adorneth knowledge, - but, the month of dullards, belcheth out folly.

Proverbs 20:15

There are gold, and an abundance of corals, but, precious jewels, are the lips of knowledge.

Proverbs 25:11-12

Golden fruit in figured silver baskets, is a word spoken on fitting occasion. A ring of gold, and a vessel of precious metal, is a wise reprover, on a hearing ear.

Malachi 2:7

For, the lips of a priest, should keep knowledge, and, a deliverance, should men seek at his mouth, - for, the messenger of Yahweh of hosts, he is.

Proverbs 15:28

The heart of the righteous, studieth to answer, but, the mouth of the lawless, belcheth out mischiefs.

Proverbs 18:13

He that answereth before he heareth, a folly, it is to him, and, a reproach.

Psalm 15:2-3

Hath not carried slander on his tongue, hath not done his friend a wrong, nor, a reproach, taken up against his neighbour;

Psalm 141:5

Let a righteous man smite me - a lovingkindness, that he should correct me, an oil for the head which let not my head refuse! For, yet, even my prayer, shall be in their calamities.

Proverbs 24:26

Lips, should one kiss with one who answereth in right words.

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