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Psalm 17:3

When you probe my heart, and examine me at night; when you refine me, you will find nothing wrong, for I have determined that I will not transgress with my mouth.

Ephesians 4:29-31

Let no filthy talk be heard from your mouths, but only what is good for building up people and meeting the need of the moment. This way you will administer grace to those who hear you. Do not grieve the Holy Spirit, by whom you were marked with a seal for the day of redemption. Let all bitterness, wrath, anger, quarreling, and slander be put away from you, along with all hatred.

Colossians 3:8-10

But now you must also get rid of anger, wrath, malice, slander, obscene speech, and all such sins. Do not lie to one another, for you have stripped off the old nature with its practices and have clothed yourselves with the new nature, which is being renewed in full knowledge, consistent with the image of the one who created it.

1 Peter 3:9-10

Do not pay others back evil for evil or insult for insult. Instead, keep blessing them, because you were called to inherit a blessing. "For the person who wants to love life and see good days must keep his tongue from evil and his lips from speaking deceit.

Psalm 34:12-13

Who among you desires life, and wants long life in order to see good? Then keep your tongue from doing evil and your lips from spreading lies.

Psalm 34:1

I will bless the LORD at all times; his praise will be in my mouth continuously.

Psalm 35:28

My tongue will declare your righteousness and praise you all day long. To the Director: By the servant of the LORD, David.

Deuteronomy 8:10

"When you have eaten and are satisfied, bless the LORD your God for the good land that he has given you.

1 Chronicles 16:4

In the presence of the ark of the LORD, he appointed some of the descendants of Levi to minister continually by remembering, giving thanks, and praising the LORD God of Israel.

Psalm 118:1

Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his gracious love is eternal.

Joel 2:26

You will have plenty to eat, and will be fully satisfied. You will praise the name of the LORD your God, who has performed wonders specifically for you. And my people will never be ashamed.

Mark 8:6-7

So he ordered the crowd to sit down on the ground. Then he took the seven loaves and gave thanks. He broke them in pieces and kept giving them to his disciples to distribute. So they served them to the crowd. They also had a few small fish. He blessed them and said that the fish should also be distributed.

James 3:9-10

With it we bless the Lord and Father, and with it we curse those who are made in God's likeness. From the same mouth come blessing and cursing. It should not be like this, my brothers!

Romans 10:9-10

If you declare with your mouth that Jesus is Lord, and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For one believes with his heart and is justified, and declares with his mouth and is saved.

Matthew 10:32-33

"Therefore, everyone who acknowledges me before people I, too, will acknowledge before my Father in heaven. But whoever denies me before people I, too, will deny before my Father in heaven."

Luke 12:8-9

"But I tell you, the Son of Man will acknowledge before God's angels everyone who acknowledges me before people. But whoever denies me before people will be denied before God's angels.

Judges 8:1-3

Later on, the descendants of Ephraim spoke to Gideon. They argued vehemently, "What are you doing to us? You never called us! But you went out to fight Midian!" "What have I accomplished compared to you?" he responded. "Isn't what's left from Ephraim's harvest better than the best vintage of Abiezer? God gave Oreb and Zeeb, the leaders of Midian, into your control. What was I able to do compared to you?" When he said this, their anger calmed down.

Proverbs 10:32

Righteous lips know what is prudent, but the words of the wicked are perverse.

Daniel 2:14-16

Daniel responded with wisdom and discretion to Arioch, the king's executioner, who had gone out to execute the advisors of Babylon. He asked him, "Why such a harsh decree from the king?" Then Arioch informed Daniel, so Daniel went to ask Nebuchadnezzar for an appointment to see him, and it was granted him so that he could reveal the meaning to the king.

Genesis 50:19-21

"Don't be afraid," Joseph responded. "Am I sitting in God's place? As far as you're concerned, you were planning evil against me, but God intended it for good, planning to bring about the present result so that many people would be preserved alive. So don't be afraid! I'll take care of you and your little ones." So Joseph kept on comforting them, speaking to the needs of their hearts.

Job 4:3-4

Look! You've admonished many people, and you've strengthened feeble hands. A word from you has supported those who have stumbled, and has strengthened faltering knees.

2 Timothy 2:24-25

A servant of the Lord must not argue. Instead, he must be kind to everyone, teachable, willing to suffer wrong, and gentle when refuting opponents. After all, maybe God will allow them to repent and to come to a full knowledge of the truth,

Proverbs 20:15

There is an abundance of gold and precious stones, but lips of knowledge are a rare jewel.

Proverbs 25:11-12

Like golden apples set in silver is a word spoken at the right time. Like a gold earring and a necklace of pure gold is a wise reprover to a listening ear.

Malachi 2:7

For the lips of a priest should preserve knowledge, and people should seek instruction from his mouth, because he's the messenger of the LORD of the Heavenly Armies.

Proverbs 15:28

The mind of the righteous thinks before speaking, but the wicked person spews out evil.

Psalm 15:2-3

The one who lives with integrity, who does righteous deeds, and who speaks truth to himself. The one who does not slander with his tongue, who does no evil to his neighbor, and who does not destroy his friend's reputation.

Psalm 141:5

Let one who is righteous strike me; It is an act of gracious love. Let him rebuke me, because it is oil for my head; do not let my head refuse it. My prayers continuously will be against their wicked activities.

Proverbs 24:26

A kiss on the lips that's what someone who gives an honest answer deserves.

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