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58 Bible Verses about Speech, Positive Aspects Of
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The words of my mouth, and the soft utterance of my heart, shall come with acceptance, before thee, O Yahweh, my Rock and my Redeemer!
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.
Set thou, O Yahweh, a watch at my mouth, Keep thou guard over the door of my lips.
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;
And shamelessness and foolish talking, or jesting, - which things are beneath you, - but, rather, giving of thanks;
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, -
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;
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:
Through him, let us be offering up a sacrifice of praise, continually, unto God; that is, a fruit of lips confessing unto his name.
But, ye, are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for a peculiar treasure, that, the excellences, ye may tell forth, of him who, out of darkness, hath called you into his marvellous light: -
And whatsoever ye may be doing, in word, or in work, all things, do in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks unto the Divine Father through him: -
Enter ye his gates, with thanksgiving, his courts, with praise, Give ye thanks to him, bless ye his Name;
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.
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.
Rooted, and being built up, in him, and making yourselves sure in your faith, even as ye have been taught, - surpassing therein with thanksgiving.
In everything, give thanks, - for, this, is a thing willed of God, in Christ Jesus, towards you:
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!
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.
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.
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.
And, Simon Peter, answering, said - Thou, art the Christ, the Son of the Living God.
Wherefore, I give you to know - that, no one, in God's Spirit speaking, saith - Accursed Jesus! and, no one, can say - Lord Jesus! save in the Holy Spirit.
Your discourse being always with benefit, with salt, seasoned, - that ye may know how it behoveth you, unto each one, to be making answer.
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.
A soft answer, turneth away wrath, but a cutting word raiseth anger.
A comb of honey, are pleasant words, sweet to the taste and healing to the bone.
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.
But, the Lord Christ, hallow ye in your hearts, ready always for a defence, unto every one that is asking you a reason concerning, the hope within you, - nevertheless, with meekness and reverence:
When anxiety is in the heart of a man, one may bow him down, but, a good word, maketh him glad.
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.
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.
Being defamed, we beseech: as the sweepings of the world have we become, the offscouring of all - until even now.
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,
Let, the word of the Christ, dwell within you richly, - in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another, with psalms, hymns, spiritual songs, with gratitude, raising song with your hearts unto God:
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.
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.
But, pursuing truth - may, in love, grow into him in all things, - who is the head, Christ, -
Ye know, my brethren beloved, - but let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger,
Hath not carried slander on his tongue, hath not done his friend a wrong, nor, a reproach, taken up against his neighbour;
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.
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