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85 Bible Verses about Tongue

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Judges 7:5

So he brought the people down to the water, and the Lord said to Gideon, “Separate everyone who laps water with his tongue like a dog. Do the same with everyone who kneels to drink.”

Job 41:1

Can you pull in Leviathan with a hook
or tie his tongue down with a rope?

Mark 7:33

So He took him away from the crowd privately. After putting His fingers in the man’s ears and spitting, He touched his tongue.

Luke 16:24

‘Father Abraham!’ he called out, ‘Have mercy on me and send Lazarus to dip the tip of his finger in water and cool my tongue, because I am in agony in this flame!’

Revelation 16:10

The fifth poured out his bowl on the throne of the beast, and his kingdom was plunged into darkness. People gnawed their tongues because of their pain

Numbers 22:4

So the Moabites said to the elders of Midian, “This horde will devour everything around us like an ox eats up the green plants in the field.”Since Balak son of Zippor was Moab’s king at that time,

Job 12:11

Doesn’t the ear test words
as the palate tastes food?

Job 34:3

Doesn’t the ear test words
as the palate tastes food?

Psalm 68:23

so that your foot may wade in blood
and your dogs’ tongues may have their share
from the enemies.”

1 Kings 21:19

Tell him, ‘This is what the Lord says: Have you murdered and also taken possession?’ Then tell him, ‘This is what the Lord says: In the place where the dogs licked Naboth’s blood, the dogs will also lick your blood!’”

1 Kings 22:38

Then someone washed the chariot at the pool of Samaria. The dogs licked up his blood, and the prostitutes bathed in it, according to the word of the Lord that He had spoken.

Luke 16:21

He longed to be filled with what fell from the rich man’s table, but instead the dogs would come and lick his sores.

Psalm 22:15

My strength is dried up like baked clay;
my tongue sticks to the roof of my mouth.
You put me into the dust of death.

Psalm 137:6

May my tongue stick to the roof of my mouth
if I do not remember you,
if I do not exalt Jerusalem as my greatest joy!

Isaiah 41:17

The poor and the needy seek water, but there is none;
their tongues are parched with thirst.
I, Yahweh, will answer them;
I, the God of Israel, will not forsake them.

Lamentations 4:4

?DaletThe nursing infant’s tongue
clings to the roof of his mouth from thirst.
Little children beg for bread,
but no one gives them any.

Exodus 4:10-11

But Moses replied to the Lord, “Please, Lord, I have never been eloquent—either in the past or recently or since You have been speaking to Your servant—because I am slow and hesitant in speech.” Yahweh said to him, “Who made the human mouth? Who makes him mute or deaf, seeing or blind? Is it not I, Yahweh?

Ezekiel 3:26

I will make your tongue stick to the roof of your mouth, and you will be mute and unable to rebuke them, for they are a rebellious house.

Luke 1:20-22

Now listen! You will become silent and unable to speak until the day these things take place, because you did not believe my words, which will be fulfilled in their proper time.” Meanwhile, the people were waiting for Zechariah, amazed that he stayed so long in the sanctuary. When he did come out, he could not speak to them. Then they realized that he had seen a vision in the sanctuary. He kept making signs to them and remained speechless.

Mark 7:33-35

So He took him away from the crowd privately. After putting His fingers in the man’s ears and spitting, He touched his tongue. Then, looking up to heaven, He sighed deeply and said to him, “Ephphatha!” (that is, “Be opened!”). Immediately his ears were opened, his speech difficulty was removed, and he began to speak clearly.

Isaiah 32:4

The reckless mind will gain knowledge,
and the stammering tongue will speak clearly and fluently.

Isaiah 35:6

Then the lame will leap like a deer,
and the tongue of the mute will sing for joy,
for water will gush in the wilderness,
and streams in the desert;

Matthew 15:30-31

and large crowds came to Him, having with them the lame, the blind, the deformed, those unable to speak, and many others. They put them at His feet, and He healed them. So the crowd was amazed when they saw those unable to speak talking, the deformed restored, the lame walking, and the blind seeing. And they gave glory to the God of Israel.

Luke 1:64

Immediately his mouth was opened and his tongue set free, and he began to speak, praising God.

Proverbs 17:27-28

The intelligent person restrains his words,
and one who keeps a cool head
is a man of understanding. Even a fool is considered wise when he keeps silent,
discerning when he seals his lips.

Job 29:9-10

City officials stopped talking
and covered their mouths with their hands. The noblemen’s voices were hushed,
and their tongues stuck to the roof of their mouths.

Psalm 39:1

For the choir director, for Jeduthun. A Davidic psalm.I said, “I will guard my ways
so that I may not sin with my tongue;
I will guard my mouth with a muzzle
as long as the wicked are in my presence.”

Psalm 16:9

Therefore my heart is glad
and my spirit rejoices;
my body also rests securely.

Psalm 45:1

For the choir director: according to “The Lilies.” A Maskil of the sons of Korah. A love song.My heart is moved by a noble theme
as I recite my verses to the king;
my tongue is the pen of a skillful writer.

Psalm 51:14

Save me from the guilt of bloodshed, God,
the God of my salvation,
and my tongue will sing of Your righteousness.

Psalm 66:17

I cried out to Him with my mouth,
and praise was on my tongue.

Psalm 71:24

Therefore, my tongue will proclaim
Your righteousness all day long,
for those who seek my harm
will be disgraced and confounded.

Psalm 119:172

My tongue sings about Your promise,
for all Your commands are righteous.

Psalm 126:2

Our mouths were filled with laughter then,
and our tongues with shouts of joy.
Then they said among the nations,
“The Lord has done great things for them.”

Acts 2:26

Therefore my heart was glad,
and my tongue rejoiced.
Moreover, my flesh will rest in hope,

Luke 21:14-15

Therefore make up your minds not to prepare your defense ahead of time, for I will give you such wordsand a wisdom that none of your adversaries will be able to resist or contradict.

Isaiah 45:23

By Myself I have sworn;
Truth has gone from My mouth,
a word that will not be revoked:
Every knee will bow to Me,
every tongue will swear allegiance.

Romans 14:11

For it is written:As I live, says the Lord,
every knee will bow to Me,
and every tongue will give praise to God.

Philippians 2:10-11

so that at the name of Jesus
every knee will bow—
of those who are in heaven and on earth
and under the earth— and every tongue should confess
that Jesus Christ is Lord,
to the glory of God the Father.

Psalm 37:30

The mouth of the righteous utters wisdom;
his tongue speaks what is just.

Proverbs 10:19-20

When there are many words, sin is unavoidable,
but the one who controls his lips is wise. The tongue of the righteous is pure silver;
the heart of the wicked is of little value.

James 3:3-10

Now when we put bits into the mouths of horses to make them obey us, we also guide the whole animal. And consider ships: Though very large and driven by fierce winds, they are guided by a very small rudder wherever the will of the pilot directs. So too, though the tongue is a small part of the body, it boasts great things. Consider how large a forest a small fire ignites. read more.
And the tongue is a fire. The tongue, a world of unrighteousness, is placed among the parts of our bodies. It pollutes the whole body, sets the course of life on fire, and is set on fire by hell. Every sea creature, reptile, bird, or animal is tamed and has been tamed by man, but no man can tame the tongue. It is a restless evil, full of deadly poison. We praise our Lord and Father with it, and we curse men who are made in God’s likeness with it. Praising and cursing come out of the same mouth. My brothers, these things should not be this way.

Psalm 50:19

You unleash your mouth for evil
and harness your tongue for deceit.

Psalm 52:4

You love any words that destroy,
you treacherous tongue!

Psalm 120:2-3

Lord, deliver me from lying lips
and a deceitful tongue.” What will He give you,
and what will He do to you,
you deceitful tongue?

Proverbs 17:20

One with a twisted mind will not succeed,
and one with deceitful speech will fall into ruin.

Jeremiah 9:8

Their tongues are deadly arrows—
they speak deception.
With his mouth
a man speaks peaceably with his friend,
but inwardly he sets up an ambush.

Micah 6:12

For the wealthy of the city are full of violence,
and its residents speak lies;
the tongues in their mouths are deceitful.

Jeremiah 9:3

They bent their tongues like their bows;
lies and not faithfulness prevail in the land,
for they proceed from one evil to another,
and they do not take Me into account.
This is the Lord’s declaration.

Proverbs 26:28

A lying tongue hates those it crushes,
and a flattering mouth causes ruin.

Psalm 12:3-4

May the Lord cut off all flattering lips
and the tongue that speaks boastfully. They say, “Through our tongues we have power;
our lips are our own—who can be our master?”

Psalm 52:2

Like a sharpened razor,
your tongue devises destruction,
working treachery.

Proverbs 6:24

They will protect you from an evil woman,
from the flattering tongue of a stranger.

Isaiah 57:4

Who is it you are mocking?
Who is it you are opening your mouth
and sticking out your tongue at?
Isn’t it you, you rebellious children,
you race of liars,

Isaiah 59:3

For your hands are defiled with blood
and your fingers, with iniquity;
your lips have spoken lies,
and your tongues mutter injustice.

From Thematic Bible


Language » Called » Tongue

Acts 1:19

This became known to all the residents of Jerusalem, so that in their own language that field is called Hakeldama (that is, Field of Blood).

Tongue » Gift of

Acts 19:6

And when Paul had laid his hands on them, the Holy Spirit came on them, and they began to speak in other languages and to prophesy.

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

Tongue » Language

Revelation 7:9

After this I looked, and there was a vast multitude from every nation, tribe, people, and language, which no one could number, standing before the throne and before the Lamb. They were robed in white with palm branches in their hands.

Isaiah 66:18

“Knowing their works and their thoughts, I have come to gather all nations and languages; they will come and see My glory.

Genesis 10:5

The coastland peoples spread out into their lands. These are Japheth’s sons by their clans, in their nations. Each group had its own language.

Genesis 10:20

These are Ham’s sons, by their clans, according to their languages, in their own lands and their nations.

Tongue » Restrained by wisdom

Tongue » Loquacious

Tongue » Confusion of

Genesis 11:1-9

At one time the whole earth had the same language and vocabulary. As people migrated from the east, they found a valley in the land of Shinar and settled there. They said to each other, "Come, let us make oven-fired bricks." They had brick for stone and asphalt for mortar. read more.
And they said, "Come, let us build ourselves a city and a tower with its top in the sky. Let us make a name for ourselves; otherwise, we will be scattered over the face of the whole earth." Then the Lord came down to look over the city and the tower that the men were building. The Lord said, "If, as one people all having the same language, they have begun to do this, then nothing they plan to do will be impossible for them. Come, let Us go down there and confuse their language so that they will not understand one another's speech." So the Lord scattered them from there over the face of the whole earth, and they stopped building the city. Therefore its name is called Babylon, for there the Lord confused the language of the whole earth, and from there the Lord scattered them over the face of the whole earth.

Tongue » Hasty

Topics on Tongue

Deceitful Tongues

19;50;19

You unleash your mouth for evil
and harness your tongue for deceit.

Restrained Tongues

60;3;10

For theone who wants to love life
and to see good days
must keep his tongue from evil
and his lips from speaking deceit,

Speaking In Tongues

44;19;1-7

While Apollos was in Corinth, Paul traveled through the interior regions and came to Ephesus. He found some disciples

The Tongue

59;3;6

And the tongue is a fire. The tongue, a world of unrighteousness, is placed among the parts of our bodies. It pollutes the whole body, sets the course of life on fire, and is set on fire by hell.

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