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85 Bible Verses about Tongue

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James 3:5

So also the tongue is a small member [of the body] and boasts great [things]. Behold how small a fire sets ablaze how great a forest!

Judges 7:5

So he brought down the troops to the water, and Yahweh said to Gideon, "You must separate everyone who laps up the water to drink with his tongue like a dog from those {who kneel}."

Job 41:1

"Can you draw out Leviathan with a fishhook? Or {can you tie down its mouth with a cord}?

Mark 7:33

And he took him away from the crowd by himself [and] put his fingers into his ears, and [after] spitting, he touched his tongue.

Luke 16:24

And he called out [and] said, 'Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus so that he could dip the tip of his finger in water and cool my tongue, because I am suffering pain in this flame!'

Revelation 16:10

And the fifth poured out his bowl on the throne of the beast, and his kingdom became darkened, and they began chewing their tongues because of the pain.

Numbers 22:4

And Moab said to the elders of Midian, "Now the crowd will lick up all around us, like a bull devours the grass of the field." And Balak son of Zippor [was] king of Moab at that time.

Job 12:11

Does not [the] ear test words and [the] palate taste food for itself?

Job 34:3

for [the] ear tests words, and [the] palate tastes {food}.

Psalm 68:23

so that your foot may shatter [them] bloody [for] the tongues of your dogs [to have] their share from [the] enemies."

1 Kings 21:19

You shall say to him, 'Thus says Yahweh: "Have you committed murder and also taken possession?" ' You shall also say to him, 'Thus says Yahweh: "In the place where the dogs licked the blood of Naboth, the dogs will also lick your blood." '"

1 Kings 22:38

They washed the chariot by the pool of Samaria, and the dogs licked his blood (now, the prostitutes washed themselves [there]) according to the word of Yahweh which he had spoken.

Luke 16:21

and was longing to be filled with what fell from the table of the rich man. But even the dogs came [and] licked his sores.

Psalm 22:15

My strength is dry like a potsherd, and my tongue is sticking [to] my jaws; and you have placed me in [the] dust of death.

Psalm 137:6

Let my tongue cling to the roof of my mouth, if I do not remember you, if do not I exalt Jerusalem above my highest joy.

Isaiah 41:17

The poor and the needy [are] seeking water and [there is] none; their tongue is dried up with thirst. I, Yahweh, will answer them; I, the God of Israel, will not forsake them.

Lamentations 4:4

The tongue of the nursling cleaves to its palate in thirst. Children beg [for] food, {no one lays it out before them}.

Exodus 4:10-11

And Moses said to Yahweh, "Please, Lord, I [am] not a man of words, {neither recently nor in the past nor since your speaking} to your servant, because I [am] heavy of mouth and of tongue." And Yahweh said to him, "Who gave a mouth to humankind, or who makes mute or deaf or sighted or blind? [Is it] not I, Yahweh?

Ezekiel 3:26

And I will make your tongue cling to the roof of your mouth, and you will be silenced, and you will not be a reproving man for them, for they {are a rebellious house}.

Luke 1:20-22

And behold, you will be silent and not able to speak until the day these [things] take place, {because} you did not believe my words, which will be fulfilled in their time." And the people were waiting for Zechariah, and began to wonder [when] he was delayed in the temple. And [when he] came out he was not able to speak to them, and they realized that he had seen a vision in the temple. And he kept making signs to them, and remained unable to speak.

Mark 7:33-35

And he took him away from the crowd by himself [and] put his fingers into his ears, and [after] spitting, he touched his tongue. And looking up to heaven, he sighed and said to him, "Ephphatha!" (that is, "Be opened!"). And his ears were opened and {his difficulty in speaking was removed} and he began to speak normally.

Isaiah 32:4

And [the] {minds} of [the] rash will understand {knowledge}, and [the] tongues of stammerers will hasten to speak clearly.

Isaiah 35:6

Then [the] lame shall leap like the deer, and [the] tongue of [the] dumb shall sing for joy, for waters shall break forth in the wilderness and streams in the desert.

Matthew 15:30-31

And large crowds came to him, having with them [the] mute, blind, lame, crippled, and many others, and they put them down at his feet, and he healed them. So then the crowd was astonished [when they] saw the mute speaking, the crippled healthy, and the lame walking, and the blind seeing, and they praised the God of Israel.

Luke 1:64

And his mouth and his tongue were opened immediately, and he began to speak, praising God.

Proverbs 17:27-28

He who spares his sayings knows knowledge, and a cool spirit is a man of understanding. Even a fool who keeps silent {shall be considered wise}; he who closes his lips [is] intelligent.

Job 29:9-10

Officials refrained from talking, and they laid [their] hand on their mouth. [The] voices of nobles were hushed, and their tongue stuck to their palate.

Psalm 39:1

I said, "I will guard my ways {that I may not sin} with my tongue. I will keep a muzzle over my mouth as long as [the] wicked [are] before me."

Psalm 16:9

Therefore my heart is glad and my glory rejoices. Yes, my body will dwell in safety,

Psalm 45:1

My heart is moved [with] a good word; I recite my {compositions} to [the] king. My tongue [is the] pen [of] a skilled scribe.

Psalm 51:14

Deliver me from the guilt of bloodshed, O God, the God of my salvation; [then] my tongue will sing aloud [of] your righteousness.

Psalm 66:17

I called to him with my mouth, and he was extolled with my tongue.

Psalm 71:24

My tongue also will speak of your righteousness all the day, because they have been put to shame, because they have been humiliated who seek my harm.

Psalm 119:172

Let my tongue sing [of] your word, because all your commands [are] right.

Psalm 126:2

Then our mouth was filled with laughter, and our tongue with rejoicing. Then they said among the nations, "Yahweh has done great [things] for these [people]."

Acts 2:26

For this [reason] my heart was glad and my tongue rejoiced greatly, furthermore also my flesh will live in hope,

Luke 21:14-15

{Therefore make up your minds} not to prepare in advance to speak in your own defense, for I will give you a mouth and wisdom that all your opponents will not be able to resist or contradict.

Isaiah 45:23

I have sworn by myself; a word that shall not return has gone forth from my mouth [in] righteousness: 'Every knee shall kneel down to me; every tongue shall swear.'

Romans 14:11

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

Philippians 2:10-11

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

Psalm 37:30

[The] mouth of [the] righteous utters wisdom, and his tongue speaks justice.

Proverbs 10:19-20

In many words, transgression is not lacking, but he who restrains his lips is prudent. Choice silver is a tongue of righteousness, a heart of wickedness is {of little worth}.

James 3:3-10

And if we put bits in the mouths of horses so that they obey us, we also guide their whole bodies. Behold also ships: [although they] are so large and are driven by strong winds, they are guided by a very small rudder wherever the inclination of the pilot wishes. So also the tongue is a small member [of the body] and boasts great [things]. Behold how small a fire sets ablaze how great a forest!read more.
And the tongue [is] a fire! The world of unrighteousness, the tongue, is set among our members, defiling the whole body and setting on fire {the course of human existence}, being set on fire by hell. For every species of animals and birds, of reptiles and sea creatures, is being tamed and has been tamed by the human species, but no human being is able to tame the tongue. [It is] a restless evil, full of deadly poison. With it we bless the Lord and Father, and with it we curse people who are made in the likeness of God. From the same mouth come blessing and cursing. My brothers, these [things] ought not to be so!

Psalm 50:19

You give your mouth free rein for evil, and you harness your tongue to deceit.

Psalm 52:4

You love all devouring words, O deceitful tongue,

Psalm 120:2-3

"Deliver my life, O Yahweh, from lying lips, from a deceitful tongue." What shall be given to you, and what more shall be done to you, deceitful tongue?

Proverbs 17:20

He who is crooked of heart will not find goodness, and he who is perverse, by his tongue he will fall into calamity.

Jeremiah 9:8

Their tongue [is] a murderous arrow, it speaks deceit. With his mouth he speaks peace with his neighbor, but in his inner parts he sets up his ambush.

Micah 6:12

Because her rich 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 [like] their bow, [for] falsehood and not truth is superior in the land, for they go forth from evil to evil, and they do not know me," {declares} Yahweh.

Proverbs 26:28

A tongue of deceit hates its victim, and a flattering mouth makes ruin.

Psalm 12:3-4

May Yahweh cut off all flattering lips, [the] tongue speaking great boasts-- [those] who say, "With our tongue we will prevail. Our lips [are] on our side. Who [is] master over us?"

Psalm 52:2

Your tongue plans destruction, like a sharp razor, working deceit.

Proverbs 6:24

[in order] to preserve you from an evil woman, from the smoothness of [the] tongue of {an adulteress}.

Isaiah 57:4

At whom do you make fun? At whom do you {open} [your] mouth [and] {stick out} [your] tongue? [Are] you not children of transgression, offspring of deception,

Isaiah 59:3

For your hands are defiled with blood, and your fingers with iniquity. Your lips have spoken lies, your tongue speaks wickedness.

From Thematic Bible


Language » Called » Tongue

Acts 1:19

And it became known to all who live in Jerusalem, so that that field was called in their own language "Akeldama," that is, "Field of Blood.")

Revelation 5:9

And they were singing a new song, saying, "You are worthy to take the scroll and to open its seals, because you were slaughtered, and bought [people] for God by your blood from every tribe and language and people and nation,

Tongue » Gift of

1 Corinthians 12:30

Not all have gifts of healing, [do they]? Not all speak with tongues, [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 behold, a great crowd that no one was able to number, from every nation and tribe and people and language, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, dressed [in] white robes and [with] palm branches in their hands.

Isaiah 66:18

"And I--their works and thoughts!--[am] about to come to gather all nations and tongues, and they shall come and see my glory.

Genesis 10:5

From these the coastland peoples spread out through their lands, each according to his own language by their own families, in their nations.

Genesis 10:20

These [are] the descendants of Ham, according to their families and their languages, in their lands, and in their nations.

Tongue » Restrained by wisdom

Tongue » Loquacious

Tongue » Confusion of

Genesis 11:1-9

Now the whole earth [had] one language and the same words. And as people migrated from the east they found a plain in the land of Shinar and settled there. And they said {to each other}, "Come, let us make bricks and {burn them thoroughly}." And they had brick for stone and they had tar for mortar. read more.
And they said, "Come, let us build ourselves a city and a tower whose top [reaches to] the heavens. And let us make a name for ourselves, lest we be scattered over the face of the whole earth." Then Yahweh came down to see the city and the tower that {humankind} was building. And Yahweh said, "Behold, {they are one people with one language}, and {this is only the beginning of what they will do}. So now nothing that they intend to do will be impossible for them. Come, let us go down and confuse their language there, so that they will not understand {each other's language}." So Yahweh scattered them from there over the face of the whole earth, and they stopped building the city. Therefore its name was called Babel, for there Yahweh confused the language of the whole earth, and there Yahweh scattered them over the face of the whole earth.

Tongue » Hasty

Topics on Tongue

Deceitful Tongues

19;50;19

You give your mouth free rein for evil, and you harness your tongue to deceit.

Restrained Tongues

60;3;10

For "The one who wants to love life and see good days must keep his tongue from evil and [his] lips must not speak deceit.

Speaking In Tongues

44;19;1-7

And it happened that [while] Apollos was in Corinth, Paul traveled through the inland regions [and] came to Ephesus and found some disciples.

The Tongue

59;3;6

And the tongue [is] a fire! The world of unrighteousness, the tongue, is set among our members, defiling the whole body and setting on fire {the course of human existence}, being set on fire by hell.