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Judges 7:5

So he brought down the people to the water; and Yahweh said to Gideon, "Everyone who laps of the water with his tongue, like a dog laps, you shall set him by himself; likewise everyone who bows down on his knees to drink."

Job 41:1

"Can you draw out Leviathan with a fishhook, or press down his tongue with a cord?

Mark 7:33

He took him aside from the multitude, privately, and put his fingers into his ears, and he spat, and touched his tongue.

Luke 16:24

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 in anguish in this flame.'

Revelation 16:10

The fifth poured out his bowl on the throne of the beast, and his kingdom was darkened. They gnawed their tongues because of the pain,

Numbers 22:4

Moab said to the elders of Midian, "Now this multitude will lick up all that is around us, as the ox licks up the grass of the field." Balak the son of Zippor was king of Moab at that time.

Job 12:11

Doesn't the ear try words, even as the palate tastes its food?

Job 34:3

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

Psalm 68:23

That you may crush them, dipping your foot in blood, that the tongues of your dogs may have their portion from your enemies."

1 Kings 21:19

You shall speak to him, saying, 'Thus says Yahweh, "Have you killed and also taken possession?"' You shall speak to him, saying, 'Thus says Yahweh, "In the place where dogs licked the blood of Naboth, dogs will lick your blood, even yours."'"

1 Kings 22:38

They washed the chariot by the pool of Samaria; and the dogs licked up his blood where the prostitutes washed themselves; according to the word of Yahweh which he spoke.

Luke 16:21

and desiring to be fed with the crumbs that fell from the rich man's table. Yes, even the dogs came and licked his sores.

Psalm 22:15

My strength is dried up like a potsherd. My tongue sticks to the roof of my mouth. You have brought me into the dust of death.

Psalm 137:6

Let my tongue stick to the roof of my mouth if I don't remember you; if I don't prefer Jerusalem above my chief joy.

Isaiah 41:17

The poor and needy seek water, and there is none. Their tongue fails for thirst. I, Yahweh, will answer them. I, the God of Israel, will not forsake them.

Lamentations 4:4

The tongue of the nursing child clings to the roof of his mouth for thirst: The young children ask bread, and no man breaks it to them.

Exodus 4:10-11

Moses said to Yahweh, "O Lord, I am not eloquent, neither before now, nor since you have spoken to your servant; for I am slow of speech, and of a slow tongue." Yahweh said to him, "Who made man's mouth? Or who makes one mute, or deaf, or seeing, or blind? Isn't it I, Yahweh?

Ezekiel 3:26

and I will make your tongue stick to the roof of your mouth, that you shall be mute, and shall not be to them a reprover; for they are a rebellious house.

Luke 1:20-22

Behold, you will be silent and not able to speak, until the day that these things will happen, because you didn't believe my words, which will be fulfilled in their proper time." The people were waiting for Zacharias, and they marveled that he delayed in the temple. When he came out, he could not speak to them, and they perceived that he had seen a vision in the temple. He continued making signs to them, and remained mute.

Mark 7:33-35

He took him aside from the multitude, privately, and put his fingers into his ears, and he spat, and touched his tongue. Looking up to heaven, he sighed, and said to him, "Ephphatha!" that is, "Be opened!" Immediately his ears were opened, and the impediment of his tongue was released, and he spoke clearly.

Isaiah 32:4

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

Isaiah 35:6

Then the lame man will leap like a deer, and the tongue of the mute will sing; for waters will break out in the wilderness, and streams in the desert.

Matthew 15:30-31

Great multitudes came to him, having with them the lame, blind, mute, maimed, and many others, and they put them down at his feet. He healed them, so that the multitude wondered when they saw the mute speaking, injured whole, lame walking, and blind seeing -- and they glorified the God of Israel.

Luke 1:64

His mouth was opened immediately, and his tongue freed, and he spoke, blessing God.

Proverbs 17:27-28

He who spares his words has knowledge. He who is even tempered is a man of understanding. Even a fool, when he keeps silent, is counted wise. When he shuts his lips, he is thought to be discerning.

Job 29:9-10

The princes refrained from talking, and laid their hand on their mouth. The voice of the nobles was hushed, and their tongue stuck to the roof of their mouth.

Psalm 35:28

My tongue shall talk about your righteousness and about your praise all day long. For the Chief Musician. By David, the servant of Yahweh.

Psalm 16:9

Therefore my heart is glad, and my tongue rejoices. My body shall also dwell in safety.

Psalm 45:1

My heart overflows with a noble theme. I recite my verses for the king. My tongue is like the pen of a skillful writer.

Psalm 51:14

Deliver me from bloodguiltiness, O God, the God of my salvation. My tongue shall sing aloud of your righteousness.

Psalm 66:17

I cried to him with my mouth. He was extolled with my tongue.

Psalm 71:24

My tongue will also talk about your righteousness all day long, for they are disappointed, and they are confounded, who want to harm me. By Solomon.

Psalm 119:172

Let my tongue sing of your word, for all your commandments are righteousness.

Psalm 126:2

Then our mouth was filled with laughter, and our tongue with singing. Then they said among the nations, "Yahweh has done great things for them."

Acts 2:26

Therefore my heart was glad, and my tongue rejoiced. Moreover my flesh also will dwell in hope;

Luke 21:14-15

Settle it therefore in your hearts not to meditate beforehand how to answer, for I will give you a mouth and wisdom which all your adversaries will not be able to withstand or to contradict.

Isaiah 45:23

I have sworn by myself, the word has gone out of my mouth in righteousness, and will not return, that to me every knee shall bow, every tongue shall take an oath.

Romans 14:11

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

Philippians 2:10-11

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

Psalm 37:30

The mouth of the righteous talks of wisdom. His tongue speaks justice.

Proverbs 10:19-20

In the multitude of words there is no lack of disobedience, but he who restrains his lips does wisely. The tongue of the righteous is like choice silver. The heart of the wicked is of little worth.

James 3:3-10

Indeed, we put bits into the horses' mouths so that they may obey us, and we guide their whole body. Behold, the ships also, though they are so big and are driven by fierce winds, are yet guided by a very small rudder, wherever the pilot desires. So the tongue is also a little member, and boasts great things. See how a small fire can spread to a large forest!read more.
And the tongue is a fire. The world of iniquity among our members is the tongue, which defiles the whole body, and sets on fire the course of nature, and is set on fire by Gehenna. For every kind of animal, bird, creeping thing, and thing in the sea, is tamed, and has been tamed by mankind. But nobody can tame the tongue. It is a restless evil, full of deadly poison. With it we bless our God and Father, and with it we curse men, who are made in the image of God. Out of the same mouth comes forth blessing and cursing. My brothers, these things ought not to be so.

Psalm 50:19

"You give your mouth to evil. Your tongue frames deceit.

Psalm 52:4

You love all devouring words, you deceitful tongue.

Psalm 120:2-3

Deliver my soul, Yahweh, from lying lips, from a deceitful tongue. What will be given to you, and what will be done more to you, you deceitful tongue?

Proverbs 17:20

One who has a perverse heart doesn't find prosperity, and one who has a deceitful tongue falls into trouble.

Jeremiah 9:8

Their tongue is a deadly arrow; it speaks deceit: one speaks peaceably to his neighbor with his mouth, but in his heart he lays wait for him.

Jeremiah 9:3

They bend their tongue, [as it were] their bow, for falsehood; and they are grown strong in the land, but not for truth: for they proceed from evil to evil, and they don't know me, says Yahweh.

Proverbs 26:28

A lying tongue hates those it hurts; and a flattering mouth works ruin.

Psalm 12:3-4

May Yahweh cut off all flattering lips, and the tongue that boasts, who have said, "With our tongue we will prevail. Our lips are our own. Who is lord over us?"

Psalm 52:2

Your tongue plots destruction, like a sharp razor, working deceitfully.

Proverbs 6:24

to keep you from the immoral woman, from the flattery of the wayward wife's tongue.

Isaiah 57:4

Against whom do you sport yourselves? Against whom do you make a wide mouth, and stick out your tongue? Aren't you children of disobedience, a seed of falsehood,

Isaiah 59:3

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

From Thematic Bible


Language » Called » Tongue

Acts 1:19

It became known to everyone who lived in Jerusalem that in their language that field was called 'Akeldama,' that is, 'The field of blood.'

Tongue » Gift of

1 Corinthians 12:30

Do all have gifts of healings? Do all speak with various languages? Do all interpret?

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

Tongue » Language

Revelation 7:9

After these things I looked, and behold, a great multitude, which no man could number, out of every nation and of all tribes, peoples, and languages, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, dressed in white robes, with palm branches in their hands.

Isaiah 66:18

"For I [know] their works and their thoughts: [the time] comes, that I will gather all nations and languages; and they shall come, and shall see my glory.

Genesis 10:5

Of these were the islands of the nations divided in their lands, everyone after his language, after their families, in their nations.

Genesis 10:20

These are the sons of Ham, after their families, after their languages, in their lands, in their nations.

Tongue » Restrained by wisdom

Tongue » Loquacious

Tongue » Confusion of

Genesis 11:1-9

The whole earth was of one language and of one speech. It happened, as they traveled east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar, and they lived there. They said one to another, "Come, let's make bricks, and burn them thoroughly." They had brick for stone, and they used tar for mortar. read more.
They said, "Come, let's build ourselves a city, and a tower whose top reaches to the sky, and let's make ourselves a name, lest we be scattered abroad on the surface of the whole earth." Yahweh came down to see the city and the tower, which the children of men built. Yahweh said, "Behold, they are one people, and they have all one language, and this is what they begin to do. Now nothing will be withheld from them, which they intend to do. Come, let's go down, and there confuse their language, that they may not understand one another's speech." So Yahweh scattered them abroad from there on the surface of all the earth. They stopped building the city. Therefore its name was called Babel, because there Yahweh confused the language of all the earth. From there, Yahweh scattered them abroad on the surface of all the earth.

Tongue » Hasty

Topics on Tongue

Deceitful Tongues

19;50;19

"You give your mouth to evil. Your tongue frames deceit.

Restrained Tongues

60;3;10

For, "He who would love life, and see good days, let him keep his tongue from evil, and his lips from speaking deceit.

Speaking In Tongues

44;19;1-7

It happened that, while Apollos was at Corinth, Paul, having passed through the upper country, came to Ephesus, and found certain disciples.

The Tongue

59;3;6

And the tongue is a fire. The world of iniquity among our members is the tongue, which defiles the whole body, and sets on fire the course of nature, and is set on fire by Gehenna.