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Judges 7:5

So he brought the people down to the water; and the LORD said to Gideon, "Every one that laps the water with his tongue, as a dog laps, you shall set by himself; likewise every one that kneels down to drink."

Job 41:1

Wilt thou draw out the leviathan with the hook, and press down his tongue with a cord?

Mark 7:33

And having taken him away from the crowd apart, he put his fingers to his ears; and having spit, he touched his tongue;

Luke 16:24

And he crying out said, Father Abraham, have compassion on me, and send Lazarus that he may dip the tip of his finger in water and cool my tongue, for I am suffering in this flame.

Revelation 16:10

And the fifth poured out his bowl on the throne of the beast; and its kingdom became darkened; and they gnawed their tongues with distress,

Numbers 22:4

And Moab said to the elders of Midian, Now will this company lick up all that is round about us, as an ox licks up the green herb of the field. Now Balak the son of Zippor was king of Moab at that time.

Job 12:11

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

Job 34:3

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

Psalm 68:23

That thou mayest dip thy foot in blood: the tongue of thy dogs has its portion from 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 the dogs licked the blood of Naboth shall the dogs lick thy blood, even thine.

1 Kings 22:38

And one washed the chariot in the pool of Samaria; and the dogs licked his blood, where the harlots bathed: according to the word of Jehovah, which he had spoken.

Luke 16:21

and desiring to be filled with the crumbs which fell from the table of the rich man; but the dogs also coming licked his sores.

Psalm 22:15

My strength is dried up like a potsherd, and my tongue cleaveth to my palate; and thou hast laid me in the dust of death.

Psalm 137:6

If I do not remember thee, let my tongue cleave to my palate: if I prefer not Jerusalem above my chief joy.

Isaiah 41:17

The afflicted and the needy seek water, and there is none; 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, no man breaketh it unto them.

Exodus 4:10-11

And Moses said to Jehovah, Ah Lord! I am not eloquent, neither heretofore nor since thou hast spoken to thy servant, for I am slow of speech and of a slow tongue. And Jehovah said to him, Who gave man a mouth? or who maketh dumb, or deaf, or seeing, or blind? have 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, till the day in which these things shall take place, because thou hast not believed my words, the which shall be fulfilled in their time. And the people were awaiting Zacharias, and they wondered at his delaying in the temple. But when he came out he could not speak to them, and they recognised that he had seen a vision in the temple. And he was making signs to them, and continued dumb.

Mark 7:33-35

And having taken him away from the crowd apart, he put his fingers to his ears; and having spit, he touched his tongue; and looking up to heaven he groaned, and says to him, Ephphatha, that is, Be opened. And immediately his ears were opened, and the band of his tongue was loosed and he spoke right.

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 sing: for in the wilderness shall waters break out, and torrents in the desert.

Matthew 15:30-31

and great crowds came to him, having with them lame, blind, dumb, crippled, and many others, and they cast them at his feet, and he healed them: so that the crowds wondered, seeing dumb speaking, crippled sound, lame walking, and blind seeing; and they glorified the God of Israel.

Luke 1:64

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

Proverbs 17:27-28

He that hath knowledge spareth his words; and a man of understanding is of a cool spirit. Even a fool when he holdeth his peace is reckoned wise, and he that shutteth his lips, intelligent.

Job 29:9-10

Princes refrained from talking, and laid the hand on their mouth; The voice of the nobles was hushed, and their tongue cleaved to their palate.

Psalm 39:1

{To the chief Musician, to Jeduthun. A Psalm of David.} I said, I will take heed to my ways, that I sin not with my tongue: I will keep my mouth with a muzzle, while the wicked is before me.

Psalm 16:9

Therefore my heart rejoiceth, and my glory exulteth; my flesh moreover shall dwell in hope.

Psalm 45:1

{To the chief Musician. Upon Shoshannim. Of the sons of Korah. An instruction; a song of the Beloved.} My heart is welling forth with a good matter: I say what I have composed touching the king. My tongue is the pen of a ready writer.

Psalm 51:14

Deliver me from blood-guiltiness, O God, thou God of my salvation: my tongue shall sing aloud of thy righteousness.

Psalm 66:17

I called 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; for they shall be ashamed, for they shall be brought to confusion, that seek my hurt.

Psalm 119:172

My tongue shall speak aloud of thy word; for all thy commandments are righteousness.

Psalm 126:2

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

Acts 2:26

Therefore has my heart rejoiced and my tongue exulted; yea more, my flesh also shall dwell in hope,

Luke 21:14-15

Settle therefore in your hearts not to meditate beforehand your defence, for I will give you a mouth and wisdom which all your opposers shall not be able to reply to or resist.

Isaiah 45:23

I have sworn by myself, the word is gone out of 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, I live, saith the Lord, that to me shall bow every knee, and every tongue shall confess to God.

Philippians 2:10-11

that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of heavenly and earthly and infernal beings, and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord to God the Father's glory.

Psalm 37:30

The mouth of the righteous proffereth wisdom, and his tongue speaketh judgment;

Proverbs 10:19-20

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

James 3:3-10

Behold, we put the bits in the mouths of the horses, that they may obey us, and we turn round their whole bodies. Behold also the ships, which are so great, and driven by violent winds, are turned about by a very small rudder, wherever the pleasure of the helmsman will. Thus also the tongue is a little member, and boasts great things. See how little a fire, how large a wood it kindles!read more.
and the tongue is fire, the world of unrighteousness; the tongue is set in our members, the defiler of the whole body, and which sets fire to the course of nature, and is set on fire of hell. For every species both of beasts and of birds, both of creeping things and of sea animals, is tamed and has been tamed by the human species; but the tongue can no one among men tame; it is an unsettled evil, full of death-bringing poison. Therewith bless we the Lord and Father, and therewith curse we men made after the likeness of God. Out of the same mouth goes forth blessing and cursing. It is not right, my brethren, that these things should be thus.

Psalm 50:19

Thou lettest thy mouth loose to evil, and thy tongue frameth deceit;

Psalm 52:4

Thou hast loved all devouring words, O deceitful tongue!

Psalm 120:2-3

Jehovah, deliver my soul from the lying lip, from the deceitful tongue. What shall be given unto thee, what shall be added unto thee, thou deceitful tongue?

Proverbs 17:20

He that hath a perverse heart findeth no good; and he that shifteth about with his tongue falleth into evil.

Jeremiah 9:8

Their tongue is a murderous arrow; it speaketh deceit. A man speaketh peaceably to his neighbour with his mouth, but in his heart he layeth his ambush.

Micah 6:12

For her rich men are full of violence, and her inhabitants speak lies, and their tongue is deceitful in their mouth.

Jeremiah 9:3

And they bend their tongue, their bow of falsehood, and not for fidelity are they valiant in the land; for they proceed from evil to evil, and they know not me, saith Jehovah.

Proverbs 26:28

A lying tongue hateth those that are injured by it, and a flattering mouth worketh ruin.

Psalm 12:3-4

Jehovah will cut off all flattering lips, the tongue that speaketh proud 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 mischievous things, like a sharp razor, practising deceit.

Proverbs 6:24

to keep thee from the evil woman, from the flattery of the tongue of a strange woman.

Isaiah 57:4

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

Isaiah 59:3

For your hands are stained with blood, and your fingers with iniquity; your lips speak lies, your tongue muttereth unrighteousness:

From Thematic Bible


Language » Called » Tongue

Acts 1:19

And it was known to all the inhabitants of Jerusalem, so that that field was called in their own dialect Aceldama; that is, field of blood.)

Tongue » Gift of

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

Tongue » Language

Revelation 7:9

After these things I saw, and lo, a great crowd, which no one could number, out of every nation and tribes and peoples and tongues, standing before the throne, and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and palm branches in their hands.

Isaiah 66:18

And I, their works and their thoughts are before me. ... The time cometh for the gathering of all nations and tongues; and they shall come, and see my glory.

Genesis 10:5

From these came the distribution of the isles of the nations, according to 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

Tongue » Loquacious

Tongue » Confusion of

Genesis 11:1-9

And the whole earth had one language, and the same words. And it came to pass as they journeyed from the east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar, and dwelt there. And they said one to another, Come on, let us make bricks, and burn them thoroughly. And they had brick for stone, and they had asphalt for mortar. read more.
And they said, Come on, let us build ourselves a city and a tower, the top of which may reach to the heavens; and let us make ourselves a name, lest we be scattered over the face of the whole earth. And Jehovah came down to see the city and the tower which the children of men built. And Jehovah said, Behold, the people is one, and have all one language; and this have they begun to do. And now will they be hindered in nothing that they meditate doing. Come, let us go down, and there confound their language, that they may not understand one another's speech. And Jehovah scattered them thence over the face of the whole earth. And they left off building the city. Therefore was its name called Babel; because Jehovah there confounded the language of the whole earth. And Jehovah scattered them thence over the face of the whole earth.

Tongue » Hasty

Topics on Tongue

Deceitful Tongues

19;50;19

Thou lettest thy mouth loose to evil, and thy tongue frameth deceit;

Restrained Tongues

60;3;10

For he that will love life and see good days, let him cause his tongue to cease from evil and his lips that they speak no guile.

Speaking In Tongues

44;19;1-7

And it came to pass, while Apollos was at Corinth, Paul, having passed through the upper districts, came to Ephesus, and finding certain disciples,

The Tongue

59;3;6

and the tongue is fire, the world of unrighteousness; the tongue is set in our members, the defiler of the whole body, and which sets fire to the course of nature, and is set on fire of hell.