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Judges 7:5

And he will bring down the people to the waters: and Jehovah will say to Gideon, Every one which shall lap with his tongue from the waters as the dog will lap, thou shalt put him alone; and all which shall bend upon his knees to drink

Job 41:1

Wilt thou draw out the crocodile with a hook and with a cord wilt thou press down his tongue?

Mark 7:33

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

Luke 16:24

And he having called out, said, Father Abraham, pity me, and send Lazarus, that he might dip 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 wild beast; and his kingdom was darkened; and they pressed their tongues for pain,

Numbers 22:4

And Moab will say to the old men of Midian, Now this gathering will lick up all round about us, as the ox licking up the green of the field. And Balak, son of Zippor, the king of Moab in that time.

Job 12:11

Shall not the ear try words? and the palate shall taste food to it?

Job 34:3

For the ear will try words, and the palate will taste of food

Psalm 68:23

So that thy foot shall shake in blood, the tongue of thy dogs from the enemies of him.

1 Kings 21:19

And speak to him, saying, Thus said Jehovah, Didst thou kill and also possess? And speak to him, saying, said Jehovah, In the place which the dogs licked the blood of Naboth, dogs shall lick thy blood, also thine.

1 Kings 22:38

And one will inundate the chariot in the pool of Shomeron; and the dogs will lick his blood; and the harlots washed, according to the word of Jehovah which he spake.

Luke 16:21

And eagerly desirous to be fed from crumbs falling from the rich one's table: but also the dogs, coming, licked off his wounds.

Psalm 22:15

My strength was dried up as the potsherd, and my tongue cleaving to my jaws; and thou wilt set me for the dust of death.

Psalm 137:6

My tongue shall cleave to in palate, if I remember thee not; if I bring not up Jerusalem upon the head of my joy.

Isaiah 41:17

The poor and the needy seeking water, and none; their tongue failing in thirst, I Jehovah will answer them; the God of Israel, I will not forsake them.

Lamentations 4:4

The tongue of the suckling adhered to his palate in thirst: the young children asked for bread, none breaking bread to them.

Exodus 4:10-11

And Moses will say to Jehovah, With leave my Lord, not a man of words, also from yesterday, also from the third day, also from the time of thy speaking to thy servant; for I being heavy of mouth, and heavy of tongue. And Jehovah will say to him, Who set a mouth to man? or who set the dumb, or deaf, or the seeing, or blind? is it not I Jehovah?

Ezekiel 3:26

And will cause thy tongue to cleave to thy palate, and thou wert dumb, and thou shalt not be to them for a man reproving: for they are a house of contradiction.

Luke 1:20-22

And, behold, thou shalt be silent, and not able to speak, till the day in which these things shall be, because thou didst not believe my words, which shall be completed in their time. And the people were expecting Zacharias, and wondered at his tarrying in the temple. And having come out, he could not speak to them: and they knew that he had seen a vision in the temple: and he was nodding to them, and remained dumb.

Mark 7:33-35

And having taken him away from the crowd apart, he put his fingers in his ears, and having spit, he touched his tongue; And having looked up to heaven, he sighed, and says to him, Ephphatha, which is, Be opened. And quickly his ears were opened, and the bond of his tongue was loosed, and he spake rightly.

Isaiah 32:4

And the heart of the hasty shall understand to know, and the tongue of those stammering shall hasten to speak plain.

Isaiah 35:6

Then shall the lame one leap as the stag, and the tongue of the dumb shall give forth the voice: for waters brake forth in the desert, and torrents in the sterile region.

Matthew 15:30-31

And many crowds came to him, having with them the lame, blind, dumb, maimed, and many others, and they cast them at the feet of Jesus; and he cured them: So that the crowds wondered, seeing the dumb speaking, the maimed sound, the lame walking, and the blind seeing: and they praised the God of Israel.

Luke 1:64

And his month was opened immediately, and his tongue, and he spake, praising God.

Proverbs 17:27-28

He withholding his words will shew knowledge: I man of understanding is a cool spirit Also the foolish one being silent shall be thought wise: and he shutting his lips, understanding.

Job 29:9-10

Chiefs held back in words, and they will put the hand to the mouth. The voice the leaders hid, and their tongue was joined to their palate.

Psalm 39:1

To the overseer, to Jeduthun: chanting of David. I said, I will watch my way from sinning with my tongue: I will watch for my mouth with a muzzle while yet the unjust one is before me.

Psalm 16:9

For this my heart rejoiced, and my glory shall exult: also my flesh shall dwell with confidence.

Psalm 45:1

To the overseer over the lilies, for the sons of Korah, instruction: a song of the beloved. My heart boiled over a good word: I say my works to the king: my tongue the pen of one writing promptly.

Psalm 51:14

Deliver me from bloods, O God the God of my salvation; my tongue shall rejoice in thy justice.

Psalm 66:17

I called to him with my mouth, and he was lifted up under my tongue.

Psalm 71:24

Also my tongue all the day shall celebrate thy justice; for they were confused, for they seeking my evil were ashamed.

Psalm 119:172

My tongue shall strike up thy word, for all thy commands are justice.

Psalm 126:2

Then our mouth will be filled with laughter, and our tongue with rejoicing: then shall they say among the nations, Jehovah magnified to do with those.

Acts 2:26

For this my heart was gladdened, and my tongue was transported with joy; and yet also shall my flesh encamp in hope:

Luke 21:14-15

Set therefore in your hearts, not to practise beforehand to justify yourselves: For I will give you a mouth and wisdom, which all they opposed to you shall not be able to contradict nor withstand.

Isaiah 45:23

By myself I sware the word, justice went forth out of my mouth, and shall not turn back, That to me every knee shall bend, every tongue shall swear.

Romans 14:11

For it has been written, I live, says the Lord, for to me shall every knee bend, and every tongue acknowledge to God.

Philippians 2:10-11

That in the name of Jesus every knee should bend, of the heavenlies, and of terrestrial things, and things under earth And every tongue should avow that the Lord is Jesus Christ, to the glory of the Father.

Psalm 37:30

The mouth of the just one shall speak wisdom, and his tongue shall speak judgment

Proverbs 10:19-20

In the multitude of words transgression shall not cease: and he withholding his lips is prudent The tongue of the just is choice silver: the heart of the unjust is as little.

James 3:3-10

Behold, we put bits in the horses' mouths, that they should yield to us; and we lead their whole body. Behold also ships, being so great, and driven by hard winds, are led by the smallest rudder, wherever the desire of him steering should will. So also the tongue is a small member, and vaunts itself. Behold, how great a wood a little fire inflamesread more.
(And the tongue a fire, a world of iniquity: so the tongue is placed in our members, defiling the whole body, and burning the wheel of creation; and burned by hell. For every nature of beasts, and also of birds, of creeping things, and also of things in the sea, is tamed, and has been tamed by the nature of man: And the tongue none of men can tame; an ungovernable evil, full of deadly poison. With it we praise the God and Father; and with it we curse men, those made according to the similitude of God. Out of the same month comes forth blessing and cursing. There is no need, my brethren, for these things so to be.

Psalm 50:19

Thou sentest thy month into evil, and thy tongue will contrive deceit

Psalm 52:4

Thou lovedst all words of destruction, a tongue of deceit

Psalm 120:2-3

O Jehovah, deliver my soul from lips of falsehood, from a tongue of deceit. What shall be given to thee? and what shall be added to thee, thou tongue of deceit?

Proverbs 17:20

The perverse of heart shall not find good: and he turning about with his tongue shall fall into evil.

Jeremiah 9:8

Their tongue a deadly arrow, speaking deceit; in his mouth he will speak peace to his neighbor, and be will lay his wait in his midst

Micah 6:12

For her rich ones were full of violence, and her inhabitants spake falsehood, and their tongue of deceit in their mouth.

Jeremiah 9:3

And they will bend their tongue, their bow, a lie: and they were not strong for faithfulness upon the land; for from evil to evil they went forth, and they knew me not, says Jehovah.

Proverbs 26:28

A tongue of falsehood will hate its crushing, and a smooth mouth will make an overthrow.

Psalm 12:3-4

Jehovah will cut off all smooth lips, and the tongue speaking great things: Who said, By our tongues we shall prevail; our lips are with us: who is Lord over us?

Psalm 52:2

Thy tongue will purpose mischief as a razor being sharpened, working deceit.

Proverbs 6:24

To watch thee from the woman of evil, from the smoothness of the strange tongue.

Isaiah 57:4

Against whom will ye deride? against whom will ye make broad the mouth, will ye thrust out the tongue? are ye not children of transgressing and a seed of falsehood?

Isaiah 59:3

For your hands were polluted with blood, and your fingers with iniquity; your lips spake falsehood, your tongue will mutter evil.

From Thematic Bible


Language » Called » Tongue

Acts 1:19

And it was known to all dwelling in Jerusalem; so that that place was called in their own dialect, Aceldama, that is, The place of blood.

Tongue » Gift of

1 Corinthians 12:30

All have not the favors of healing: not all speaking with tongues: not all interpret accurately.

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 none could number it, of all nations, and tribes, and peoples, and tongues, standing before the throne, and before the Lamb, having put round white robes, and palm trees in their hands;

Isaiah 66:18

And I come to gather together all nations and tongues, their works and their purposes; and they came and saw my glory.

Genesis 10:5

By these were the isles of the nations divided in their lands; a man according to his tongue, according to their tribe, in their nations

Genesis 10:20

These the sons of Hain according to their families, according to their tongues, in their lands, in their nations.

Tongue » Restrained by wisdom

Tongue » Loquacious

Tongue » Confusion of

Genesis 11:1-9

And all the earth shall be one lip, and the same words. And it shall be in their removing from the east they shall find a valley in the land of Shmar; and they shall dwell there. And they shall say a man to his neighbor, Come, we will make bricks, and we will burn to a burning, and brick shall be to them for stone, and potter's clay shall be to them for potter's clay. read more.
And they will say, Come, we will build to us a city, and a tower, its head to the heavens; and we will make to us a name, lest we shall be dispersed over the face of the earth. And Jehovah will come down to see the city, and the tower which the sons of men built And Jehovah will say, Behold, the people one, and one lip to them all; and this they begin to do: and now it will not be restrained from them all which they shall imagine to do. Come, we will come down and mix their lip that they shall not hear a man the lip of his neighbor. And Jehovah will disperse them from thence over the face of all the earth: and they will cease to build the city. Therefore its name was called confusion, for there Jehovah confounded the lip of all the earth: and from thence Jehovah dispersed them over the face of all the earth.

Tongue » Hasty

Topics on Tongue

Deceitful Tongues

Psalm 50:19

Thou sentest thy month into evil, and thy tongue will contrive deceit

Speaking In Tongues

Acts 19:1-7

And it was in Apollos' being in Corinth, Paul having passed through the higher parts, caine to Ephesus: and having found certain disciples,

The Tongue

James 3:6

(And the tongue a fire, a world of iniquity: so the tongue is placed in our members, defiling the whole body, and burning the wheel of creation; and burned by hell.