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43 Bible Verses about The Power Of Words

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1 Corinthians 4:20

For the kingdom of God consists of and is based on not talk but power ( moral power and excellence of soul).

1 Corinthians 2:4

And my language and my message were not set forth in persuasive (enticing and plausible) words of wisdom, but they were in demonstration of the [Holy] Spirit and power [ a proof by the Spirit and power of God, operating on me and stirring in the minds of my hearers the most holy emotions and thus persuading them],

Matthew 12:37

For by your words you will be justified and acquitted, and by your words you will be condemned and sentenced.

1 Corinthians 2:13

And we are setting these truths forth in words not taught by human wisdom but taught by the [Holy] Spirit, combining and interpreting spiritual truths with spiritual language [to those who possess the Holy Spirit].

1 Peter 4:11

Whoever speaks, [let him do it as one who utters] oracles of God; whoever renders service, [let him do it] as with the strength which God furnishes abundantly, so that in all things God may be glorified through Jesus Christ (the Messiah). To Him be the glory and dominion forever and ever (through endless ages). Amen (so be it).

Ecclesiastes 8:4

For the word of a king is authority and power, and who can say to him, What are you doing?

Luke 21:15

For I [Myself] will give you a mouth and such utterance and wisdom that all of your foes combined will be unable to stand against or refute.

Ecclesiastes 6:11

Seeing that there are [all these and] many other things and words that increase the emptiness, falsity, vainglory, and futility [of living], what profit and what outcome is there for man?

Acts 7:22

So Moses was educated in all the wisdom and culture of the Egyptians, and he was mighty (powerful) in his speech and deeds.

Psalm 19:3

There is no speech nor spoken word [from the stars]; their voice is not heard.

Jeremiah 5:14

Therefore thus says the Lord God of hosts: Because you [the people] have spoken this word, behold, I will make My words fire in your mouth [Jeremiah] and this people wood, and it will devour them.

Psalm 12:4

Those who say, With our tongues we prevail; our lips are our own [to command at our will] -- "who is lord and master over us?

Proverbs 18:7

A [self-confident] fool's mouth is his ruin, and his lips are a snare to himself.

2 Corinthians 6:7

By [speaking] the word of truth, in the power of God, with the weapons of righteousness for the right hand [to attack] and for the left hand [to defend];

2 Corinthians 2:17

For we are not, like so many, [like hucksters making a trade of] peddling God's Word [shortchanging and adulterating the divine message]; but like [men] of sincerity and the purest motive, as [commissioned and sent] by God, we speak [His message] in Christ (the Messiah), in the [very] sight and presence of God.

Isaiah 50:4

[The Servant of God says] The Lord God has given Me the tongue of a disciple and of one who is taught, that I should know how to speak a word in season to him who is weary. He wakens Me morning by morning, He wakens My ear to hear as a disciple [as one who is taught].

Proverbs 13:2

A good man eats good from the fruit of his mouth, but the desire of the treacherous is for violence.

James 3:6

And the tongue is a fire. [The tongue is a] world of wickedness set among our members, contaminating and depraving the whole body and setting on fire the wheel of birth (the cycle of man's nature), being itself ignited by hell (Gehenna).

John 6:68

Simon Peter answered, Lord, to whom shall we go? You have the words (the message) of eternal life.

John 8:47

Whoever is of God listens to God. [Those who belong to God hear the words of God.] This is the reason that you do not listen [to those words, to Me]: because you do not belong to God and are not of God or in harmony with Him.

Deuteronomy 8:17

And beware lest you say in your [mind and] heart, My power and the might of my hand have gotten me this wealth.

Isaiah 59:21

As for Me, this is My covenant or league with them, says the Lord: My Spirit, Who is upon you [and Who writes the law of God inwardly on the heart], and My words which I have put in your mouth shall not depart out of your mouth, or out of the mouths of your [true, spiritual] children, or out of the mouths of your children's children, says the Lord, from henceforth and forever.

Mark 12:24

Jesus said to them, Is not this where you wander out of the way and go wrong, because you know neither the Scriptures nor the power of God?

Proverbs 6:2

You are snared with the words of your lips, you are caught by the speech of your mouth.

Proverbs 18:4

The words of a [discreet and wise] man's mouth are like deep waters [plenteous and difficult to fathom], and the fountain of skillful and godly Wisdom is like a gushing stream [sparkling, fresh, pure, and life-giving].

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