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Judges 7:5

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

Job 41:1

Canst thou draw out leviathan with a hook or with the cord which thou lettest down on his tongue?

Mark 7:33

And taking him aside from the multitude, he put his fingers into the man's ears; and spitting, he touched the man's tongue with the saliva;

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 tormented in this flame.

Revelation 16:10

And the fifth angel poured out his vial upon the throne of the beast; and its kingdom was filled with darkness; and they gnawed their tongues for pain,

Numbers 22:4

And Moab said unto the elders of Midian, Now shall this company lick up all that are round about us, as the ox licks up the herbs of the field. And Balak, the son of Zippor, was king of the Moabites at that time.

Job 12:11

Certainly the ear proves words and the mouth tastes foods.

Job 34:3

For the ear tries words, as the mouth tastes food.

Psalm 68:23

Thy foot shall be dipped in the blood of thine enemies and the tongue of thy dogs in the same.

1 Kings 21:19

And thou shalt speak unto him, saying, Thus hath the LORD said, Hast thou murdered and also taken possession? And thou shalt speak unto him again, saying, Thus hath the LORD said, In the same place where dogs licked the blood of Naboth shall the dogs also lick thy blood, even thine.

1 Kings 22:38

And they washed the chariot in the pool of Samaria, and they also washed his armour; ; and the dogs licked up his blood, according unto the word of the LORD which he had spoken.

Luke 16:21

and desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell from the rich man's table: moreover the dogs came and licked his sores.

Psalm 22:15

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

Psalm 137:6

If I do not remember thee, my tongue shall cleave to the roof of my mouth; if I do not prefer to lift up Jerusalem as my chief joy.

Isaiah 41:17

The poor and needy seek the waters that are not; their tongue fails for thirst; I the LORD will hear them; I the God of Israel will not forsake them.

Lamentations 4:4

Daleth The tongue of the sucking child cleaves to the roof of his mouth for thirst; the young children ask for bread, and there was no one to break it unto them.

Exodus 4:10-11

Then Moses said unto the LORD, O my Lord, I am not eloquent, neither up until now, nor since thou hast spoken unto thy slave; but I am slow of speech and of a slow tongue. And the LORD said unto him, Who has made man's mouth? Or who makes the dumb or the deaf or the seeing or the blind? Am not I the LORD?

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 dumb and not able to speak until the day that these things shall be performed, because thou didst not believe my words, which shall be fulfilled in their season. And the people waited for Zacharias and marvelled that he tarried so long 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, for he communicated with signs and remained speechless.

Mark 7:33-35

And taking him aside from the multitude, he put his fingers into the man's ears; and spitting, he touched the man's tongue with the saliva; and looking up to heaven, he cried out, and said, Ephphatha, that is, Be opened. And straightway his ears were opened, and that which bound his tongue was loosed, and he spoke plainly.

Isaiah 32:4

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

Isaiah 35:6

Then the lame one shall leap as a hart, and the tongue of the dumb shall praise; for waters shall be dug in the wilderness, and streams in the desert.

Matthew 15:30-31

And many people came unto him, having with them those that were lame, blind, dumb, maimed, and many other sick and cast them down at Jesus' feet; and he healed them, insomuch that the multitude wondered when they saw the dumb to speak, the maimed to be whole, the lame to walk, and the blind to see, and they glorified the God of Israel.

Luke 1:64

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

Proverbs 11:12

He that is void of understanding despises his neighbour, but the intelligent man remains silent.

Proverbs 17:27-28

He who has knowledge spares his words, and a man of understanding is of an excellent spirit. Even a fool, when he is silent is counted wise, and he that shuts his lips is esteemed a man of understanding.

Job 29:9-10

The princes would refrain from talking and lay their hand on their mouth; the voice of the principals would not be noticed, and their tongue would cleave to the roof of their mouth.

Psalm 16:9

Therefore my heart is glad, and my glory rejoices: my flesh also shall rest secure.

Psalm 45:1

My heart is overflowing with a good word; I speak of the things which I have done concerning 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

In the same manner my tongue shall talk of thy righteousness every day, for they are confounded, for they are brought unto shame, that seek my hurt.

Psalm 119:172

My tongue shall speak thy words; for all thy commandments are righteousness.

Psalm 126:2

Then our mouth shall be filled with laughter and our tongue with singing; then they shall say among the Gentiles, The LORD has done great things with them.

Acts 2:26

therefore did my heart rejoice, and my tongue was glad; moreover even my flesh shall rest in hope

Luke 21:14-15

Settle it therefore in your hearts not to meditate before what ye shall answer; for I will give you a mouth and wisdom which all your adversaries shall not be able to gainsay nor 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, As I live, saith the Lord, every knee shall bow to me, and every tongue shall confess to God.

Philippians 2:10-11

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

Psalm 37:30

Pe The mouth of the righteous speaks wisdom, and his tongue brings forth judgment.

Proverbs 10:19-20

In the multitude of words there is no lack of rebellion, but he that refrains his lips is wise. The tongue of the just is as choice silver, but the understanding of the wicked is worth little.

James 3:3-10

Behold, we put bits (or restraint) in the horses' mouths to persuade them, and we govern their whole body. Behold also the ships, which though they are so great are driven of fierce winds, yet they are governed with a very small rudder, wherever the governor desires. In the same manner, the tongue is a very small member and boasts of great things. Behold, how great a forest a little fire kindles!read more.
And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity: so is the tongue among our members, that it defiles the whole body and sets on fire the course of our nature; and it is set on fire of hell. For every nature of beasts and of birds and of serpents and of beings in the sea may be tamed and is tamed by mankind, but no man can tame the tongue, which is an evil that cannot be restrained and is full of deadly poison. With it we bless God, even the Father; and with it we curse men, who are made in the image of God. Out of the same mouth proceeds blessing and cursing. My brethren, these things ought not to be so.

Psalm 50:19

Thou didst give thy mouth to evil, and thy tongue frames deceit.

Psalm 52:4

Thou dost love all devouring words, O thou deceitful tongue.

Psalm 120:2-3

Deliver my soul, O LORD, from lying lips and from a deceitful tongue. What shall be given unto thee? or what shall be done unto thee, thou false tongue?

Proverbs 17:20

He that has a perverse heart shall never find good, and he that stirs up trouble with his tongue shall fall into evil.

Jeremiah 9:8

Their tongue is as a sharp arrow; it speaks deceit: one speaks peaceably to his neighbour with his mouth but in heart he lays in wait.

Micah 6:12

With which their rich men 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 tongues like their bow for lies, but they are not valiant for the truth upon the earth for they proceed from evil to evil, and they did not recognize me, said the LORD.

Proverbs 26:28

A lying tongue hates those that are afflicted by it, and a flattering mouth works ruin.

Psalm 12:3-4

The LORD shall cut off all flattering lips and the tongue that speaks proud things: Who have said, With our tongue we will prevail; our lips are our own: who is lord over us?

Psalm 52:2

Thy tongue devises wickedness like a sharp razor, working deceitfully.

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 rebellious sons, a lying seed of transgression,

Isaiah 59:3

For your hands are defiled with blood, and your fingers with iniquity; your lips pronounce lies; your tongue speaks evil.

From Thematic Bible


Language » Called » Tongue

Acts 1:19

And it was known unto all the dwellers of Jerusalem, in such a manner that the field is called in their proper tongue, Aceldama, that is to say, The field of blood.

Tongue » Gift of

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

Tongue » Language

Revelation 7:9

After this I saw, and, behold, a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations and kindreds and peoples and tongues stood before the throne and before the Lamb clothed with long white robes and palms in their hands

Isaiah 66:18

For I understand their works and their thoughts. The time shall come to gather all the Gentiles and tongues; and they shall come and see my glory.

Genesis 10:5

By these were the isles of the Gentiles divided in their lands, each 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 countries, and in their nations.

Tongue » Restrained by wisdom

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 from the east that they found a plain in the land of Shinar; and they dwelt there. And they said one to another, Go to, let us make brick and burn them thoroughly. And they had brick instead of stone and slime instead of mortar. read more.
And they said, Go to, 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 the LORD came down to see the city and the tower, which the sons of the man built. And the LORD said, Behold, the people are one, and they all have one language; and they begin to do this, and now nothing will be restrained from them which they have imagined to do. Now, let us go down and there confound their language that they may not understand one another's speech. So the LORD scattered them abroad from there upon the face of all the earth, and they left off to build the city. Therefore the name of it was called Babel because there the LORD confounded the language of all the earth, and from there the LORD scattered them abroad upon the face of all the earth.

Tongue » Hasty

Topics on Tongue

Deceitful Tongues

Psalm 50:19

Thou didst give thy mouth to evil, and thy tongue frames deceit.

Speaking In Tongues

Acts 19:1-7

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

The Tongue

James 3:6

And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity: so is the tongue among our members, that it defiles the whole body and sets on fire the course of our nature; and it is set on fire of hell.