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85 Bible Verses about Tongue

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Judges 7:5

So he brought down the people unto the water: and Jehovah said unto Gideon, Every one that lappeth of the water with his tongue, as a dog lappeth, him shalt thou set by himself; likewise every one that boweth down upon his knees to drink.

Job 41:1

Canst thou draw out leviathan with a fishhook? Or press down his tongue with a cord?

Mark 7:33

And he took him aside from the multitude privately, and put his fingers into his ears, and he spat, and touched his tongue;

Luke 16:24

And he cried and said, Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus, that he may dip the tip of his finger in water, and cool my tongue; for I am in anguish in this flame.

Revelation 16:10

And the fifth poured out his bowl upon the throne of the beast; and his kingdom was darkened; and they gnawed their tongues for pain,

Numbers 22:4

And Moab said unto the elders of Midian, Now will this multitude lick up all that is round about us, as the ox licketh up the grass of the field. And Balak the son of Zippor was king of Moab at that time.

Job 12:11

Doth not the ear try words, Even as the palate tasteth its food?

Job 34:3

For the ear trieth words, As the palate tasteth food.

Psalm 68:23

That thou mayest crush them , dipping thy foot in blood, That the tongue of thy dogs may have its portion from thine enemies.

1 Kings 21:19

And thou shalt speak unto him, saying, Thus saith Jehovah, Hast thou killed and also taken possession? And thou shalt speak unto him, saying, Thus saith Jehovah, In the place where dogs licked the blood of Naboth shall dogs lick thy blood, even thine.

1 Kings 22:38

And they washed the chariot by the pool of Samaria; and the dogs licked up his blood (now the harlots washed themselves there ); according unto the word of Jehovah which he spake.

Luke 16:21

and desiring to be fed with the crumbs that fell from the rich man's table; yea, even the dogs come and licked his sores.

Psalm 22:15

My strength is dried up like a potsherd; And my tongue cleaveth to my jaws; And thou hast brought me into the dust of death.

Psalm 137:6

Let my tongue cleave to the roof of my mouth, If I remember thee not; If I prefer not Jerusalem Above my chief joy.

Isaiah 41:17

The poor and needy seek water, and there is none, and their tongue faileth for thirst; I, Jehovah, will answer them, I, the God of Israel, will not forsake them.

Lamentations 4:4

The tongue of the sucking child cleaveth to the roof of his mouth for thirst: The young children ask bread, and no man breaketh it unto them.

Exodus 4:10-11

And Moses said unto Jehovah, Oh, Lord, I am not eloquent, neither heretofore, nor since thou hast spoken unto thy servant; for I am slow of speech, and of a slow tongue. And Jehovah said unto him, Who hath made man's mouth? Or who maketh a man dumb, or deaf, or seeing, or blind? Is it not I, Jehovah?

Ezekiel 3:26

and I will make thy tongue cleave to the roof of thy mouth, that thou shalt be dumb, and shalt not be to them a reprover; for they are a rebellious house.

Luke 1:20-22

And behold, thou shalt be silent and not able to speak, until the day that these things shall come to pass, because thou believedst not my words, which shall be fulfilled in their season. And the people were waiting for Zacharias, and they marvelled while he tarried in the temple. And when he came out, he could not speak unto them: and they perceived that he had seen a vision in the temple: and he continued making signs unto them, and remained dumb.

Mark 7:33-35

And he took him aside from the multitude privately, and put his fingers into his ears, and he spat, and touched his tongue; and looking up to heaven, he sighed, and saith unto him, Ephphatha, that is, Be opened. And his ears were opened, and the bond of his tongue was loosed, and he spake plain.

Isaiah 32:4

And the heart of the rash shall understand knowledge, and the tongue of the stammerers shall be ready to speak plainly.

Isaiah 35:6

Then shall the lame man leap as a hart, and the tongue of the dumb shall sing; for in the wilderness shall waters break out, and streams in the desert.

Matthew 15:30-31

And there came unto him great multitudes, having with them the lame, blind, dumb, maimed, and many others, and they cast them down at this feet; and he healed them: insomuch that the multitude wondered, when they saw the dumb speaking, the maimed whole, and lame walking, and the blind seeing: and they glorified the God of Israel.

Luke 1:64

And his mouth was opened immediately, and his tongue loosed , and he spake, blessing God.

Proverbs 17:27-28

He that spareth his words hath knowledge; And he that is of a cool spirit is a man of understanding. Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise; When he shutteth his lips, he is esteemed as prudent.

Job 29:9-10

The princes refrained from talking, And laid their hand on their mouth; The voice of the nobles was hushed, And their tongue cleaved to the roof of their mouth.

Psalm 16:9

Therefore my heart is glad, and my glory rejoiceth; My flesh also shall dwell in safety.

Psalm 45:1

My heart overfloweth with a goodly matter; I speak the things which I have made touching the king: My tongue is the pen of a ready writer.

Psalm 51:14

Deliver me from bloodguiltiness, O God, thou God of my salvation; And my tongue shall sing aloud of thy righteousness.

Psalm 66:17

I cried unto him with my mouth, And he was extolled with my tongue.

Psalm 71:24

My tongue also shall talk of thy righteousness all the day long; For they are put to shame, for they are confounded, that seek my hurt.

Psalm 119:172

Let my tongue sing of thy word; For all thy commandments are righteousness.

Psalm 126:2

Then was our mouth filled with laughter, And our tongue with singing: Then said they among the nations, Jehovah hath done great things for them.

Acts 2:26

Therefore my heart was glad, and my tongue rejoiced; Moreover my flesh also shall dwell in hope:

Luke 21:14-15

Settle it therefore in your hearts, not to meditate beforehand how to answer: for I will give you a mouth and wisdom, which all your adversaries shall not be able to withstand or to gainsay.

Isaiah 45:23

By myself have I sworn, the word is gone forth from my mouth in righteousness, and shall not return, that unto me every knee shall bow, every tongue shall swear.

Romans 14:11

For it is written, As I live, saith the Lord, to me every knee shall bow, And every tongue shall confess to God.

Philippians 2:10-11

that in the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven and things on earth and things under the earth, and that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.

Psalm 37:30

The mouth of the righteous talketh of wisdom, And his tongue speaketh justice.

Proverbs 10:19-20

In the multitude of words there wanteth not transgression; But he that refraineth his lips doeth wisely. The tongue of the righteous is as choice silver: The heart of the wicked is little worth.

James 3:3-10

Now if we put the horses bridles into their mouths that they may obey us, we turn about their whole body also. Behold, the ships also, though they are so great and are driven by rough winds, are yet turned about by a very small rudder, whither the impulse of the steersman willeth. So the tongue also is a little member, and boasteth great things. Behold, how much wood is kindled by how small a fire!read more.
And the tongue is a fire: the world of iniquity among our members is the tongue, which defileth the whole body, and setteth on fire the wheel of nature, and is set on fire by hell. For every kind of beasts and birds, of creeping things and things in the sea, is tamed, and hath been tamed by mankind. But the tongue can no man tame; it is a restless evil, it is full of deadly poison. Therewith bless we the Lord and Father; and therewith curse we men, who are made after the likeness of God: out of the same mouth cometh forth blessing and cursing. My brethren, these things ought not so to be.

Psalm 50:19

Thou givest thy mouth to evil, And thy tongue frameth deceit.

Psalm 52:4

Thou lovest all devouring words, thou deceitful tongue.

Psalm 120:2-3

Deliver my soul, O Jehovah, from lying lips, And from a deceitful tongue. What shall be given unto thee, and what shall be done more unto thee, Thou deceitful tongue?

Proverbs 17:20

He that hath a wayward heart findeth no good; And he that hath a perverse tongue falleth into mischief.

Jeremiah 9:8

Their tongue is a deadly arrow; it speaketh deceit: one speaketh peaceably to his neighbor with his mouth, but in his heart he layeth wait for him.

Micah 6:12

For the rich men thereof are full of violence, and the inhabitants thereof have spoken lies, and their tongue is deceitful in their mouth.

Jeremiah 9:3

And they bend their tongue, as it were their bow, for falsehood; and they are grown strong in the land, but not for truth: for they proceed from evil to evil, and they know not me, saith Jehovah.

Proverbs 26:28

A lying tongue hateth those whom it hath wounded; And a flattering mouth worketh ruin.

Psalm 12:3-4

Jehovah will cut off all flattering lips, The tongue that speaketh great things; Who have said, With our tongue will we prevail; Our lips are our own: who is lord over us?

Psalm 52:2

Thy tongue deviseth very wickedness, Like a sharp razor, working deceitfully.

Proverbs 6:24

To keep thee from the evil woman, From the flattery of the foreigner's tongue.

Isaiah 57:4

Against whom do ye sport yourselves? against whom make ye a wide mouth, and put out the tongue? are ye not children of transgression, a seed of falsehood,

Isaiah 59:3

For your hands are defiled with blood, and your fingers with iniquity; your lips have spoken lies, your tongue muttereth wickedness.

From Thematic Bible


Language » Called » Tongue

Acts 1:19

And it became known to all the dwellers at Jerusalem; insomuch that in their language that field was called Akeldama, that is, The field of blood.)

Revelation 5:9

And they sing a new song, saying, Worthy art thou to take the book, and to open the seals thereof: for thou was slain, and didst purchase unto God with thy blood men of every tribe, and tongue, and people, and nation,

Tongue » Gift of

More verses: Acts 10:46 Acts 2:1-18

Tongue » Language

Revelation 7:9

After these things I saw, and behold, a great multitude, which no man could number, out of every nation and of all tribes and peoples and tongues, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, arrayed in white robes, and palms in their hands;

Isaiah 66:18

For I know their works and their thoughts: the time cometh, that I will gather all nations and tongues; and they shall come, and shall see my glory.

Genesis 10:5

Of these were the isles of the nations divided in their lands, every one after his tongue, after their families, in their nations.

Genesis 10:20

These are the sons of Ham, after their families, after their tongues, in their lands, in their nations.

Tongue » Restrained by wisdom

Ecclesiastes 3:7

a time to rend, and a time to sew; a time to keep silence, and a time to speak;

Tongue » Loquacious

Tongue » Confusion of

Genesis 11:1-9

And the whole earth was of one language and of one speech. And it came to pass, as they journeyed east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar; and they dwelt there. And they said one to another, Come, let us make brick, and burn them thoroughly. And they had brick for stone, and slime had they for mortar. read more.
And they said, Come, let us build us a city, and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven, and let us make us a name; lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth. And Jehovah came down to see the city and the tower, which the children of men builded. And Jehovah said, Behold, they are one people, and they have all one language; and this is what they begin to do: and now nothing will be withholden from them, which they purpose to do. Come, let us go down, and there confound their language, that they may not understand one another's speech. So Jehovah scattered them abroad from thence upon the face of all the earth: and they left off building the city. Therefore was the name of it called Babel; because Jehovah did there confound the language of all the earth: and from thence did Jehovah scatter them abroad upon the face of all the earth.

Tongue » Hasty

Topics on Tongue

Deceitful Tongues

19;50;19

Thou givest thy mouth to evil, And thy tongue frameth deceit.

Restrained Tongues

60;3;10

For, He that would love life, And see good days, Let him refrain his tongue from evil, And his lips that they speak no guile:

Speaking In Tongues

44;19;1-7

And it came to pass, that, while Apollos was at Corinth, Paul having passed through the upper country came to Ephesus, and found certain disciples:

The Tongue

59;3;6

And the tongue is a fire: the world of iniquity among our members is the tongue, which defileth the whole body, and setteth on fire the wheel of nature, and is set on fire by hell.