85 Bible Verses about Tongue

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James 3:5

In the same way, the tongue is a small part of the body, yet it can boast of great achievements. A huge forest can be set on fire by a little flame.

Judges 7:5

So he brought his soldiers down to the water, and the LORD told Gideon, "You are to cull out everyone who laps up water with his tongue like a dog from everyone who kneels to drink."

Job 41:1

"Can you draw Leviathan out of the water with a hook, or tie down his tongue with a rope?

Mark 7:33

Jesus took him away from the crowd to be alone with him. Putting his fingers into the man's ears, he touched the man's tongue with saliva.

Luke 16:24

So he shouted, "Father Abraham, have mercy on me! Send Lazarus to dip the tip of his finger in water to cool off my tongue, because I am suffering in this fire.'

Revelation 16:10

The fifth angel poured his bowl on the throne of the beast. Its kingdom was plunged into darkness. People gnawed on their tongues in anguish

Numbers 22:4

the Moabites told the elders of Midian, "This horde of people is about to lick up everything around us, like an ox licks up the green ground."

Job 12:11

The ear scrutinizes speech just as the palate tastes food."

Job 34:3

Since the ear tests words like a palate tastes food,

Psalm 68:23

that your feet may wade through blood. The tongues of your dogs will have their portions from your enemies."

1 Kings 21:19

Ask the king, "Did you commit murder? And now you're going to steal as well?' Also tell him, "This is what the LORD says: "Where the dogs were licking up Naboth's blood, dogs will also lick up your blood that's right yours!"'"

1 Kings 22:38

They washed the chariot by the reservoir of Samaria, and the dogs licked up his blood near where the prostitutes went to bathe, in keeping with the message that the LORD had spoken.

Luke 16:21

He was always trying to satisfy his hunger with what fell from the rich man's table. Even the dogs used to come and lick his sores.

Psalm 22:15

My strength is dried up like broken pottery; my tongue sticks to the roof of my mouth, and you have brought me down to the dust of death.

Psalm 137:6

May my tongue stick to the roof of my mouth if I don't remember you, if I don't consider Jerusalem to be more important than my highest joy.

Isaiah 41:17

"As for the poor, the needy, those seeking water when there is none and their tongues are parched from thirst I, the LORD, will answer them. I, the God of Israel, won't abandon them.

Lamentations 4:4

The nursing child's tongue cleaves to its palate from thirst. Young children beg for bread, but no one gives them any.

Exodus 4:10-11

Then Moses told the LORD, "Please, LORD, I'm not eloquent. I never was in the past nor am I now since you spoke to your servant. In fact, I talk too slowly and I have a speech impediment." Then God asked him, "Who gives a person a mouth? Who makes him unable to speak, or deaf, or able to see, or blind, or lame? Is it not I, the LORD?

Ezekiel 3:26

Meanwhile, I'll make your tongue stick to the roof of your mouth so that you'll be mute and unable to reprove them, since they're a rebellious group.

Luke 1:20-22

But because you did not believe my announcement, which will be fulfilled at its proper time, you will become silent and unable to speak until the day this happens." Meanwhile, the people kept waiting for Zechariah and wondering why he stayed in the sanctuary so long. But when he did come out, he was unable to speak to them. Then they realized that he had seen a vision in the sanctuary. He kept motioning to them but remained unable to speak.

Mark 7:33-35

Jesus took him away from the crowd to be alone with him. Putting his fingers into the man's ears, he touched the man's tongue with saliva. Then he looked up to heaven, sighed, and told him, "Ephphatha," that is, "Be opened!" The man's hearing and speech were restored at once, and he began to talk normally.

Isaiah 32:4

The hearts of reckless people will understand sound judgment, and the tongues of those who stammer will be ready to speak clearly.

Isaiah 35:6

then the lame will leap like deer, and the tongues of speechless people will sing for joy. Yes, waters will gush forth in the wilderness, and streams will run through the desert;

Matthew 15:30-31

Large crowds came to him, bringing with them the lame, the blind, the crippled, those unable to talk, and many others. They placed them at his feet, and he healed them. As a result, the crowd was amazed to see those who were unable to talk speaking, the crippled healed, the lame walking, and the blind seeing. So they praised the God of Israel.

Luke 1:64

Suddenly, Zechariah could open his mouth, his tongue was set free, and he began to speak and to praise God.

Proverbs 17:27-28

Whoever controls what he says is knowledgeable; anyone who has a calm spirit is a man of understanding. Even a fool is thought to be wise when he remains silent; he is thought to be prudent when he keeps his mouth shut.

Job 29:9-10

Nobles would refrain from speaking, covering their mouths with their hands. The voices of the commanders-in-chief were hushed, and their tongues would cling to the roofs of their mouths."

Psalm 35:28

My tongue will declare your righteousness and praise you all day long. To the Director: By the servant of the LORD, David.

Psalm 16:9

Therefore, my heart is glad, my whole being rejoices, and my body will dwell securely.

Psalm 45:1

My heart is overflowing with good news; I speak what I have composed to the king; my tongue is like the pen of an articulate scribe.

Psalm 51:14

Deliver me from the guilt of shedding blood, God, God of my salvation. Then my tongue will sing about your righteousness.

Psalm 66:17

I called aloud to him and praised him with my tongue.

Psalm 71:24

Moreover, my tongue will speak all day about your justice; for those who seek my destruction will be utterly humiliated. Solomonic

Psalm 119:172

May my tongue sing about your promise, for all of your commands are right.

Psalm 126:2

Then our mouths were filled with laughter, and our tongues formed joyful shouts. Then it was said among the nations, "The LORD has done great things for them."

Acts 2:26

That is why my heart is glad and my tongue rejoices, yes, even my body still rests securely in hope.

Luke 21:14-15

So purpose in your hearts not to prepare your defense ahead of time, because I will give you the ability to speak, along with wisdom, that none of your opponents will be able to resist or refute.

Isaiah 45:23

By myself I have sworn from my mouth has gone out integrity, a promise that won't be revoked: "To me every knee will bow, and every tongue will swear.'

Romans 14:11

For it is written, "As certainly as I live, declares the Lord, every knee will bow to me, and every tongue will praise God."

Philippians 2:10-11

And so, when Jesus' name is called, the knees of everyone should fall, wherever they're residing. Then every tongue in one accord, will say that Jesus the Messiah is Lord, while God the Father praising.

Psalm 37:30

The mouth of the righteous one produces wisdom; his tongue speaks justice.

Proverbs 10:19-20

Transgression is at work where people talk too much, but anyone who holds his tongue is prudent. What the righteous person says is like precious silver; the thoughts of the wicked are compared to small things.

James 3:3-10

Now if we put bits into horses' mouths to make them obey us, we can guide their whole bodies as well. And look at ships! They are so big that it takes strong winds to drive them, yet they are steered by a tiny rudder wherever the helmsman directs. In the same way, the tongue is a small part of the body, yet it can boast of great achievements. A huge forest can be set on fire by a little flame. read more.
The tongue is a fire, a world of evil. Placed among the parts of our bodies, the tongue contaminates the whole body and sets on fire the course of life, and is itself set on fire by hell. For all kinds of animals, birds, reptiles, and sea creatures can be or have been tamed by humans, but no one can tame the tongue. It is an uncontrollable evil filled with deadly poison. With it we bless the Lord and Father, and with it we curse those who are made in God's likeness. From the same mouth come blessing and cursing. It should not be like this, my brothers!

Psalm 50:19

You give your mouth free reign for evil, and your tongue devises deceit.

Psalm 52:4

You love all words that destroy, you deceitful tongue!

Psalm 120:2-3

"LORD, deliver me from lips that lie and tongues that deceive." What will be given to you, and what will be done to you, you treacherous tongue?

Proverbs 17:20

The person whose mind is perverse does not find good, and anyone with perverted speech falls into trouble.

Jeremiah 9:8

Their tongue is a deadly arrow that speaks deceit. With his mouth a person says, "Peace,' to his friend, but inwardly he sets a trap for him.

Jeremiah 9:3

They use their tongues like a bow. Lies rather than truth fly throughout the land. They progress from one evil to another, and they don't know me," declares the LORD.

Proverbs 26:28

A lying tongue hates its victims, and a flattering mouth causes ruin.

Psalm 12:3-4

The LORD will cut off all slippery lips, and the tongue that boasts great things, those who say, "By our tongues we will prevail; our lips belong to us. Who is master over us?"

Psalm 52:2

Your tongue, like a sharp razor, devises wicked things and crafts treachery.

Proverbs 6:24

to protect you from the evil woman, from the words of the seductive woman.

Isaiah 57:4

Whom are you mocking? And against whom do you make a wide mouth and stick out your tongue? Are you not children of transgression, the offspring of lies,

Isaiah 59:3

For your hands are defiled with blood, and your fingers with iniquity; your tongue mutters wickedness.

From Thematic Bible

Language » Called » Tongue

Acts 1:19

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

Tongue » Gift of

1 Corinthians 12:30

Not all have the gift of healing, do they? Not all speak in foreign languages, do they? Not all interpret, do they?

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

Tongue » Language

Revelation 7:9

After these things, I looked, and there was a crowd so large that no one was able to count it! They were from every nation, tribe, people, and language. They were standing in front of the throne and the lamb and were wearing white robes, with palm branches in their hands.

Isaiah 66:18

"But as for me, I know their actions and their thoughts. Come and gather all nations and languages, and they will come and see my glory.

Genesis 10:5

from whom the coastal nations spread into their own lands and nations, each with their own language and family groups.

Genesis 10:20

These are Ham's descendants, listed by their families, each with their own lands, language, and family groups.

Tongue » Restrained by wisdom

Tongue » Loquacious

Tongue » Confusion of

Genesis 11:1-9

There was a time when the entire earth spoke a common language with an identical vocabulary. As people migrated westward, they came across a plain in the region of Shinar and settled there. They told each other, "Come on! Let's burn bricks thoroughly." They used bricks for stone and tar for mortar. read more.
Then they said, "Come on! Let's build ourselves a city and a tower, with its summit in the heavens, and let's make a name for ourselves so we won't be scattered over the surface of the whole earth." However, the LORD descended to look over the city and the tower that the humans were building. The LORD said, "Look! They are one people with the same language for all of them, and this is only the beginning of what they will do. Nothing that they have a mind to do will be impossible for them! Come on! Let's go down there and confuse their language, so that they won't understand each other's speech." So the LORD scattered them abroad from there over the surface of the whole earth, so that they had to stop building the city. Therefore it was called Babylon, because there the LORD confused the language of all the earth, and from there the LORD scattered them over the surface of the entire earth.

Tongue » Hasty

Topics on Tongue

Deceitful Tongues

Psalm 50:19

You give your mouth free reign for evil, and your tongue devises deceit.

Speaking In Tongues

Acts 19:1-7

It was while Apollos was in Corinth that Paul passed through the inland districts and came to Ephesus. He found a few disciples there

The Tongue

James 3:6

The tongue is a fire, a world of evil. Placed among the parts of our bodies, the tongue contaminates the whole body and sets on fire the course of life, and is itself set on fire by hell.

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