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Judges 7:5

So he brought the men down to the water. Then the Lord said to Gideon, "Separate those who lap the water as a dog laps from those who kneel to drink."

Job 41:1

"Can you pull in Leviathan with a hook, and tie down its tongue with a rope?

Mark 7:33

After Jesus took him aside privately, away from the crowd, he put his fingers in the man's ears, and after spitting, he touched his tongue.

Luke 16:24

So he called out, 'Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus to dip the tip of his finger in water and cool my tongue, because I am in anguish in this fire.'

Revelation 16:10

Then the fifth angel poured out his bowl on the throne of the beast so that darkness covered his kingdom, and people began to bite their tongues because of their pain.

Numbers 22:4

So the Moabites said to the elders of Midian, "Now this mass of people will lick up everything around us, as the bull devours the grass of the field. Now Balak son of Zippor was king of the Moabites at this time.

Job 12:11

Does not the ear test words, as the tongue tastes food?

Job 34:3

For the ear assesses words as the mouth tastes food.

Psalm 68:23

so that your feet may stomp in their blood, and your dogs may eat their portion of the enemies' corpses."

1 Kings 21:19

Say to him, 'This is what the Lord says: "Haven't you committed murder and taken possession of the property of the deceased?"' Then say to him, 'This is what the Lord says: "In the spot where dogs licked up Naboth's blood they will also lick up your blood -- yes, yours!"'"

1 Kings 22:38

They washed off the chariot at the pool of Samaria (this was where the prostitutes bathed); dogs licked his blood, just as the Lord had said would happen.

Luke 16:21

who longed to eat what fell from the rich man's table. In addition, the dogs came and licked his sores.

Psalm 22:15

The roof of my mouth is as dry as a piece of pottery; my tongue sticks to my gums. You set me in the dust of death.

Psalm 137:6

May my tongue stick to the roof of my mouth, if I do not remember you, and do not give Jerusalem priority over whatever gives me the most joy.

Isaiah 41:17

The oppressed and the poor look for water, but there is none; their tongues are parched from thirst. I, the Lord, will respond to their prayers; I, the God of Israel, will not abandon them.

Lamentations 4:4

(Dalet) The infant's tongue sticks to the roof of its mouth due to thirst; little children beg for bread, but no one gives them even a morsel.

Exodus 4:10-11

Then Moses said to the Lord, "O my Lord, I am not an eloquent man, neither in the past nor since you have spoken to your servant, for I am slow of speech and slow of tongue." The Lord said to him, "Who gave a mouth to man, or who makes a person mute or deaf or seeing or blind? Is it not I, the Lord?

Ezekiel 3:26

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

Luke 1:20-22

And now, because you did not believe my words, which will be fulfilled in their time, you will be silent, unable to speak, until the day these things take place." Now the people were waiting for Zechariah, and they began to wonder why he was delayed in the holy place. When he came out, he was not able to speak to them. They realized that he had seen a vision in the holy place, because he was making signs to them and remained unable to speak.

Mark 7:33-35

After Jesus took him aside privately, away from the crowd, he put his fingers in the man's ears, and after spitting, he touched his tongue. Then he looked up to heaven and said with a sigh, "Ephphatha" (that is, "Be opened"). And immediately the man's ears were opened, his tongue loosened, and he spoke plainly.

Isaiah 32:4

The mind that acts rashly will possess discernment and the tongue that stutters will speak with ease and clarity.

Isaiah 35:6

Then the lame will leap like a deer, the mute tongue will shout for joy; for water will flow in the desert, streams in the wilderness.

Matthew 15:30-31

Then large crowds came to him bringing with them the lame, blind, crippled, mute, and many others. They laid them at his feet, and he healed them. As a result, the crowd was amazed when they saw the mute speaking, the crippled healthy, the lame walking, and the blind seeing, and they praised the God of Israel.

Luke 1:64

Immediately Zechariah's mouth was opened and his tongue released, and he spoke, blessing God.

Proverbs 17:27-28

The truly wise person restrains his words, and the one who stays calm is discerning. Even a fool who remains silent is considered wise, and the one who holds his tongue is deemed discerning.

Job 29:9-10

the chief men refrained from talking and covered their mouths with their hands; the voices of the nobles fell silent, and their tongues stuck to the roof of their mouths.

Psalm 39:1

For the music director, Jeduthun; a psalm of David. I decided, "I will watch what I say and make sure I do not sin with my tongue. I will put a muzzle over my mouth while in the presence of an evil man."

Psalm 16:9

So my heart rejoices and I am happy; My life is safe.

Psalm 45:1

For the music director; according to the tune of "Lilies;" by the Korahites, a well-written poem, a love song. My heart is stirred by a beautiful song. I say, "I have composed this special song for the king; my tongue is as skilled as the stylus of an experienced scribe."

Psalm 51:14

Rescue me from the guilt of murder, O God, the God who delivers me! Then my tongue will shout for joy because of your deliverance.

Psalm 66:17

I cried out to him for help and praised him with my tongue.

Psalm 71:24

All day long my tongue will also tell about your justice, for those who want to harm me will be embarrassed and ashamed.

Psalm 119:172

May my tongue sing about your instructions, for all your commands are just.

Psalm 126:2

At that time we laughed loudly and shouted for joy. At that time the nations said, "The Lord has accomplished great things for these people."

Acts 2:26

Therefore my heart was glad and my tongue rejoiced; my body also will live in hope,

Luke 21:14-15

Therefore be resolved not to rehearse ahead of time how to make your defense. For I will give you the words along with the wisdom that none of your adversaries will be able to withstand or contradict.

Isaiah 45:23

I solemnly make this oath -- what I say is true and reliable: 'Surely every knee will bow to me, every tongue will solemnly affirm;

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 -- in heaven and on earth and under the earth -- and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord to the glory of God the Father.

Proverbs 10:19-20

When words abound, transgression is inevitable, but the one who restrains his words is wise. What the righteous say is like the best silver, but what the wicked think is of little value.

James 3:3-10

And if we put bits into the mouths of horses to get them to obey us, then we guide their entire bodies. Look at ships too: Though they are so large and driven by harsh winds, they are steered by a tiny rudder wherever the pilot's inclination directs. So too the tongue is a small part of the body, yet it has great pretensions. Think how small a flame sets a huge forest ablaze.read more.
And the tongue is a fire! The tongue represents the world of wrongdoing among the parts of our bodies. It pollutes the entire body and sets fire to the course of human existence -- and is set on fire by hell. For every kind of animal, bird, reptile, and sea creature is subdued and has been subdued by humankind. But no human being can subdue 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 made in God's image. From the same mouth come blessing and cursing. These things should not be so, my brothers and sisters.

Psalm 50:19

You do damage with words, and use your tongue to deceive.

Psalm 52:4

You love to use all the words that destroy, and the tongue that deceives.

Psalm 120:2-3

I said, "O Lord, rescue me from those who lie with their lips and those who deceive with their tongue. How will he severely punish you, you deceptive talker?

Proverbs 17:20

The one who has a perverse heart does not find good, and the one who is deceitful in speech falls into trouble.

Jeremiah 9:8

Their tongues are like deadly arrows. They are always telling lies. Friendly words for their neighbors come from their mouths. But their minds are thinking up ways to trap them.

Micah 6:12

The city's rich men think nothing of resorting to violence; her inhabitants lie, their tongues speak deceptive words.

Jeremiah 9:3

The Lord says, "These people are like soldiers who have readied their bows. Their tongues are always ready to shoot out lies. They have become powerful in the land, but they have not done so by honest means. Indeed, they do one evil thing after another and do not pay attention to me.

Proverbs 26:28

A lying tongue hates those crushed by it, and a flattering mouth works ruin.

Psalm 12:3-4

May the Lord cut off all flattering lips, and the tongue that boasts! They say, "We speak persuasively; we know how to flatter and boast. Who is our master?"

Psalm 52:2

Your tongue carries out your destructive plans; it is as effective as a sharp razor, O deceiver.

Proverbs 6:24

by keeping you from the evil woman, from the smooth tongue of the loose woman.

Isaiah 57:4

At whom are you laughing? At whom are you opening your mouth and sticking out your tongue? You are the children of rebels, the offspring of liars,

Isaiah 59:3

For your hands are stained with blood and your fingers with sin; your lips speak lies, your tongue utters malicious words.

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Language » Called » Tongue

Acts 1:19

This became known to all who lived in Jerusalem, so that in their own language they called that field Hakeldama, that is, "Field of Blood.")

Revelation 5:9

They were singing a new song: "You are worthy to take the scroll and to open its seals because you were killed, and at the cost of your own blood you have purchased for God persons from every tribe, language, people, and nation.

Tongue » Gift of

1 Corinthians 12:30

Not all have gifts of healing, do they? Not all speak in 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 here was an enormous crowd that no one could count, made up of persons from every nation, tribe, people, and language, standing before the throne and before the Lamb dressed in long white robes, and with palm branches in their hands.

Isaiah 66:18

"I hate their deeds and thoughts! So I am coming to gather all the nations and ethnic groups; they will come and witness my splendor.

Genesis 10:5

From these the coastlands of the nations were separated into their lands, every one according to its language, according to their families, by their nations.

Genesis 10:20

These are the sons of Ham, according to their families, according to their languages, by their lands, and by their nations.

Tongue » Restrained by wisdom

Tongue » Loquacious

Tongue » Confusion of

Genesis 11:1-9

The whole earth had a common language and a common vocabulary. When the people moved eastward, they found a plain in Shinar and settled there. Then they said to one another, "Come, let's make bricks and bake them thoroughly." (They had brick instead of stone and tar instead of mortar.) read more.
Then they said, "Come, let's build ourselves a city and a tower with its top in the heavens so that we may make a name for ourselves. Otherwise we will be scattered across the face of the entire earth." But the Lord came down to see the city and the tower that the people had started building. And the Lord said, "If as one people all sharing a common language they have begun to do this, then nothing they plan to do will be beyond them. Come, let's go down and confuse their language so they won't be able to understand each other." So the Lord scattered them from there across the face of the entire earth, and they stopped building the city. That is why its name was called Babel -- because there the Lord confused the language of the entire world, and from there the Lord scattered them across the face of the entire earth.

Tongue » Hasty

Topics on Tongue

Deceitful Tongues

Psalm 50:19

You do damage with words, and use your tongue to deceive.

Speaking In Tongues

Acts 19:1-7

While Apollos was in Corinth, Paul went through the inland regions and came to Ephesus. He found some disciples there

The Tongue

James 3:6

And the tongue is a fire! The tongue represents the world of wrongdoing among the parts of our bodies. It pollutes the entire body and sets fire to the course of human existence -- and is set on fire by hell.

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