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Psalm 17:3

Thou hast proved my heart; thou hast visited me in the night; thou hast refined me and hast found no iniquity; that which I thought did not pass through my mouth.

Psalm 39:1

I said, I will take heed to my ways that I sin not with my tongue: I will keep my mouth with a bit while the wicked is against me.

Ephesians 4:29-31

Let no corrupt word proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good for edification, that it may minister grace unto the hearers. And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God with which ye are sealed for the day of redemption. Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamour and evil speaking be taken away from you, with all malice,

Colossians 3:8-10

But now put ye also off all these things: anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy communication out of your mouth. Lie not one to another, putting off the old man with his deeds and being clothed with the new man, who is renewed in knowledge according to the image of the one that created him,

1 Peter 3:9-10

not rendering evil for evil or curse for curse, but to the contrary, blessing, knowing that ye are called, that ye should possess a blessing by inheritance. For he that desires to love life and see the good days, let him refrain his tongue from evil and his lips that they speak no guile;

Psalm 34:12-13

Lamed Who is the man that desires life and loves many days that he may see good? Mem Keep thy tongue from evil, and thy lips from speaking guile.

Psalm 34:1

Aleph I will bless the LORD at all times: his praise shall continually be in my mouth.

Psalm 35:28

And my tongue shall speak of thy righteousness and of thy praise all the day long.

1 Chronicles 16:4

And he appointed certain of the Levites to minister before the ark of the LORD and to record and to thank and praise the LORD God of Israel:

Psalm 118:1

O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good because his mercy endures for ever.

Joel 2:26

And ye shall eat in plenty and be satisfied, and praise the name of the LORD your God that has dealt wondrously with you; and my people shall never again be ashamed.

Mark 8:6-7

And he commanded the multitude to sit down on the ground; and taking the seven loaves and having given thanks, he broke them and gave to his disciples to set before them; and they set them before the multitude. And they also had a few small fishes; and he blessed them and commanded to set them also before them.

James 3:9-10

With it we bless God, even the Father; and with it we curse men, who are made in the image of God. Out of the same mouth proceeds blessing and cursing. My brethren, these things ought not to be so.

Romans 10:9-10

that if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus and shalt believe in thine heart that God has raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. For with the heart one believes unto righteousness, and with the mouth confession is made unto saving health.

Matthew 10:32-33

Whosoever therefore shall confess me before men, him will I also confess before my Father who is in the heavens. But whosoever shall deny me before men, him will I also deny before my Father who is in the heavens.

Luke 12:8-9

Also I say unto you, Whosoever shall confess me before men, him shall the Son of man also confess before the angels of God; but he that denies me before men shall be denied before the angels of God.

Judges 8:1-3

And the men of Ephraim said unto him, Why hast thou served us thus that thou didst not call us when thou didst go to fight against Midian? And they chided with him sharply. And he replied unto them, What have I done now in comparison with you? Is not the gleaning of the grapes of Ephraim better than the vintage of Abiezer? God has delivered into your hands the princes of Midian, Oreb and Zeeb, and what was I able to do in comparison with you? Then their anger was abated toward him when he spoke that word.

Proverbs 10:32

The lips of the righteous shall know the will of God, but the mouth of the wicked speaks perversion.

Daniel 2:14-16

Then Daniel spoke with counsel and wisdom to Arioch the captain of the king's guard, who was gone forth to slay the wise men of Babylon. He spoke and said to Arioch the king's captain, What is the reason for which this decree has gone forth from the king with such haste? Then Arioch made the thing known to Daniel. And Daniel went in, and asked the king that he give him time and that he would show the king the interpretation.

Genesis 50:19-21

And Joseph said unto them, Fear not; for am I in the place of God? But as for you, ye thought evil against me; but God thought it out unto good, to bring to pass that which we see this day, to give life to many people. Now therefore fear ye not; I will nourish you and your little ones. Thus he comforted them and spoke to their heart.

Job 4:3-4

Behold, thou hast instructed many, and thou hast strengthened the weak hands. Thy words have upheld the one that was falling, and thou hast strengthened the feeble knees.

2 Timothy 2:24-25

That the slave of the Lord should not be contentious, but be meek unto everyone, apt to teach, patient, that with meekness they might teach those that resist, if God peradventure will grant unto them that they might repent and know the truth,

Proverbs 15:2

The tongue of the wise shall adorn wisdom, but the mouth of fools shall speak foolishness.

Proverbs 20:15

There is gold and a multitude of precious stones, but the lips of wisdom are a precious vessel.

Proverbs 25:11-12

A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold inscribed with silver. As an earring of gold and an ornament of fine gold, so is he who reproves a wise man who has a docile ear.

Proverbs 15:28

The heart of the righteous studies to answer, but the mouth of the wicked pours out evil things.

Proverbs 18:13

For him that answers a word before he hears, it is folly and reproach unto him.

Psalm 15:2-3

He that walks in integrity and works righteousness, and speaks the truth in his heart. He that does not backbite with his tongue nor do evil to his neighbour nor take up a reproach against his neighbour.

Psalm 141:5

Let the righteous smite me in mercy, and let him reprove me: and let not a flattering evil prince anoint my head, for my prayer shall ever be against his evil.

Proverbs 24:26

The lips of the one that gives a right answer shall be kissed.

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