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Judges 7:5

And he bringeth down the people unto the water, and Jehovah saith unto Gideon, 'Every one who lappeth with his tongue of the water as the dog lappeth -- thou dost set him apart; also every one who boweth on his knees to drink.'

Job 41:1

Dost thou draw leviathan with an angle? And with a rope thou lettest down -- his tongue?

Mark 7:33

And having taken him away from the multitude by himself, he put his fingers to his ears, and having spit, he touched his tongue,

Luke 16:24

and having cried, he said, Father Abraham, deal kindly with me, and send Lazarus, that he may dip the tip of his finger in water, and may cool my tongue, because I am distressed in this flame.

Revelation 16:10

And the fifth messenger did pour out his vial upon the throne of the beast, and his kingdom did become darkened, and they were gnawing their tongues from the pain,

Numbers 22:4

and Moab saith unto the elders of Midian, 'Now doth the assembly lick up all that is round about us, as the ox licketh up the green thing of the field.' And Balak son of Zippor is king of Moab at that time,

Job 12:11

Doth not the ear try words? And the palate taste food for itself?

Job 34:3

For the ear doth try words, And the palate tasteth to eat.

Psalm 68:23

So that thou dashest thy foot in blood, In the blood of enemies -- the tongue of Thy dogs.'

1 Kings 21:19

and thou hast spoken unto him, saying, Thus said Jehovah, Hast thou murdered, and also possessed? and thou hast spoken unto him, saying, Thus said Jehovah, In the place where the dogs licked the blood of Naboth, do the dogs lick thy blood, even thine.'

1 Kings 22:38

and one rinseth the chariot by the pool of Samaria, and the dogs lick his blood -- when the armour they had washed -- according to the word of Jehovah that He spake.

Luke 16:21

and desiring to be filled from the crumbs that are falling from the table of the rich man; yea, also the dogs, coming, were licking his sores.

Psalm 22:15

Dried up as an earthen vessel is my power, And my tongue is cleaving to my jaws.

Psalm 137:6

My tongue doth cleave to my palate, If I do not remember thee, If I do not exalt Jerusalem above my chief joy.

Isaiah 41:17

The poor and the needy are seeking water, And there is none, Their tongue with thirst hath failed, I, Jehovah do answer them, The God of Israel -- I forsake them not.

Lamentations 4:4

Cleaved hath the tongue of a suckling unto his palate with thirst, Infants asked bread, a dealer out they have none.

Exodus 4:10-11

And Moses saith unto Jehovah, 'O, my Lord, I am not a man of words, either yesterday, or before, or since Thy speaking unto Thy servant, for I am slow of mouth, and slow of tongue.' And Jehovah saith unto him, 'Who appointed a mouth for man? or who appointeth the dumb, or deaf, or open, or blind? is it not I, Jehovah?

Ezekiel 3:26

and thy tongue I cause to cleave unto thy palate, and thou hast been dumb, and art not to them for a reprover, for a rebellious house are they.

Luke 1:20-22

and lo, thou shalt be silent, and not able to speak, till the day that these things shall come to pass, because thou didst not believe my words, that shall be fulfilled in their season.' And the people were waiting for Zacharias, and wondering at his tarrying in the sanctuary, and having come out, he was not able to speak to them, and they perceived that a vision he had seen in the sanctuary, and he was beckoning to them, and did remain dumb.

Mark 7:33-35

And having taken him away from the multitude by himself, he put his fingers to his ears, and having spit, he touched his tongue, and having looked to the heaven, he sighed, and saith to him, 'Ephphatha,' that is, 'Be thou opened;' and immediately were his ears opened, and the string of his tongue was loosed, and he was speaking plain.

Isaiah 32:4

And the heart of those hastened Understandeth to know, And the tongue of stammerers hasteth to speak clearly.

Isaiah 35:6

Then leap as a hart doth the lame, And sing doth the tongue of the dumb, For broken up in a wilderness have been waters, And streams in a desert.

Matthew 15:30-31

and there came to him great multitudes, having with them lame, blind, dumb, maimed, and many others, and they did cast them at the feet of Jesus, and he healed them, so that the multitudes did wonder, seeing dumb ones speaking, maimed whole, lame walking, and blind seeing; and they glorified the God of Israel.

Luke 1:64

and his mouth was opened presently, and his tongue, and he was speaking, praising God.

Proverbs 17:27-28

One acquainted with knowledge is sparing his words, And the cool of temper is a man of understanding. Even a fool keeping silence is reckoned wise, He who is shutting his lips intelligent!

Job 29:9-10

Princes have kept in words, And a hand they place on their mouth. The voice of leaders hath been hidden, And their tongue to the palate hath cleaved.

Psalm 39:1

To the Overseer, to Jeduthun. -- A Psalm of David. I have said, 'I observe my ways, Against sinning with my tongue, I keep for my mouth a curb, while the wicked is before me.'

Psalm 16:9

Therefore hath my heart been glad, And my honour doth rejoice, Also my flesh dwelleth confidently:

Psalm 45:1

To the Overseer. -- 'On the Lilies.' -- By sons of Korah. -- An Instruction. -- A song of loves. My heart hath indited a good thing, I am telling my works to a king, My tongue is the pen of a speedy writer.

Psalm 51:14

Deliver me from blood, O God, God of my salvation, My tongue singeth of Thy righteousness.

Psalm 66:17

Unto Him with my mouth I have called, And exaltation is under my tongue.

Psalm 71:24

My tongue also all the day uttereth Thy righteousness, Because ashamed -- because confounded, Have been those seeking my evil!

Psalm 119:172

My tongue doth sing of Thy saying, For all Thy commands are righteous.

Psalm 126:2

Then filled with laughter is our mouth, And our tongue with singing, Then do they say among nations, 'Jehovah did great things with these.'

Acts 2:26

because of this was my heart cheered, and my tongue was glad, and yet -- my flesh also shall rest on hope,

Luke 21:14-15

'Settle, then, to your hearts, not to meditate beforehand to reply, for I will give to you a mouth and wisdom that all your opposers shall not be able to refute or resist.

Isaiah 45:23

By Myself I have sworn, Gone out from my mouth in righteousness hath a word, And it turneth not back, That to Me, bow doth every knee, every tongue swear.

Romans 14:11

for it hath been written, 'I live! saith the Lord -- to Me bow shall every knee, and every tongue shall confess to God;'

Philippians 2:10-11

that in the name of Jesus every knee may bow -- of heavenlies, and earthlies, and what are under the earth -- and every tongue may confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.

Psalm 37:30

The mouth of the righteous uttereth wisdom, And his tongue speaketh judgment.

Proverbs 10:19-20

In the abundance of words transgression ceaseth not, And whoso is restraining his lips is wise. The tongue of the righteous is chosen silver, The heart of the wicked -- as a little thing.

James 3:3-10

lo, the bits we put into the mouths of the horses for their obeying us, and their whole body we turn about; lo, also the ships, being so great, and by fierce winds being driven, are led about by a very small helm, whithersoever the impulse of the helmsman doth counsel, so also the tongue is a little member, and doth boast greatly; lo, a little fire how much wood it doth kindle!read more.
and the tongue is a fire, the world of the unrighteousness, so the tongue is set in our members, which is spotting our whole body, and is setting on fire the course of nature, and is set on fire by the gehenna. For every nature, both of beasts and of fowls, both of creeping things and things of the sea, is subdued, and hath been subdued, by the human nature, and the tongue no one of men is able to subdue, it is an unruly evil, full of deadly poison, with it we do bless the God and Father, and with it we do curse the men made according to the similitude of God; out of the same mouth doth come forth blessing and cursing; it doth not need, my brethren, these things so to happen;

Psalm 50:19

Thy mouth thou hast sent forth with evil, And thy tongue joineth deceit together,

Psalm 52:4

Thou hast loved all devouring words, O thou deceitful tongue.

Psalm 120:2-3

O Jehovah, deliver my soul from a lying lip, From a deceitful tongue! What doth He give to thee? And what doth He add to thee? O deceitful tongue!

Proverbs 17:20

The perverse of heart findeth not good, And the turned in his tongue falleth into evil.

Jeremiah 9:8

A slaughtering arrow is their tongue, Deceit it hath spoken in its mouth, Peace with its neighbour it speaketh, And in its heart it layeth its ambush,

Micah 6:12

Whose rich ones have been full of violence, And its inhabitants have spoken falsehood, And their tongue is deceitful in their mouth.

Jeremiah 9:3

And they bend their tongue, their bow is a lie, And not for stedfastness have they been mighty in the land, For from evil unto evil they have gone forth, And Me they have not known, An affirmation of Jehovah!

Proverbs 26:28

A lying tongue hateth its bruised ones, And a flattering mouth worketh an overthrow!

Psalm 12:3-4

Jehovah doth cut off all lips of flattery, A tongue speaking great things, Who said, 'By our tongue we do mightily: Our lips are our own; who is lord over us?'

Psalm 52:2

Mischiefs doth thy tongue devise, Like a sharp razor, working deceit.

Proverbs 6:24

To preserve thee from an evil woman, From the flattery of the tongue of a strange woman.

Isaiah 57:4

Against whom do ye sport yourselves? Against whom enlarge ye the mouth? Prolong ye the tongue? Are not ye children of transgression? a false seed?

Isaiah 59:3

For your hands have been polluted with blood, And your fingers with iniquity, Your lips have spoken falsehood, Your tongue perverseness doth mutter.

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Language » Called » Tongue

Acts 1:19

and it became known to all those dwelling in Jerusalem, insomuch that that place is called, in their proper dialect, Aceldama, that is, field of blood,

Revelation 5:9

and they sing a new song, saying, 'Worthy art thou to take the scroll, and to open the seals of it, because thou wast slain, and didst redeem us to God in thy blood, out of every tribe, and tongue, and people, and nation,

Tongue » Gift of

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

Tongue » Language

Revelation 7:9

After these things I saw, and lo, a great multitude, which to number no one was able, out of all nations, and tribes, and peoples, and tongues, standing before the throne, and before the Lamb, arrayed in white robes, and palms in their hands,

Isaiah 66:18

And I -- their works and their thoughts, I come to gather all the nations and tongues, And they have come and seen My honour.

Genesis 10:5

By these have the isles of the nations been parted in their lands, each by his tongue, by their families, in their nations.

Genesis 10:20

These are sons of Ham, by their families, by their tongues, in their lands, in their nations.

Tongue » Restrained by wisdom

Tongue » Loquacious

Tongue » Confusion of

Genesis 11:1-9

And the whole earth is of one pronunciation, and of the same words, and it cometh to pass, in their journeying from the east, that they find a valley in the land of Shinar, and dwell there; and they say each one to his neighbour, 'Give help, let us make bricks, and burn them thoroughly:' and the brick is to them for stone, and the bitumen hath been to them for mortar. read more.
And they say, 'Give help, let us build for ourselves a city and tower, and its head in the heavens, and make for ourselves a name, lest we be scattered over the face of all the earth.' And Jehovah cometh down to see the city and the tower which the sons of men have builded; and Jehovah saith, 'Lo, the people is one, and one pronunciation is to them all, and this it hath dreamed of doing; and now, nothing is restrained from them of that which they have purposed to do. Give help, let us go down, and mingle there their pronunciation, so that a man doth not understand the pronunciation of his companion.' And Jehovah doth scatter them from thence over the face of all the earth, and they cease to build the city; therefore hath one called its name Babel, for there hath Jehovah mingled the pronunciation of all the earth, and from thence hath Jehovah scattered them over the face of all the earth.

Tongue » Hasty

Topics on Tongue

Deceitful Tongues

Psalm 50:19

Thy mouth thou hast sent forth with evil, And thy tongue joineth deceit together,

Speaking In Tongues

Acts 19:1-7

And it came to pass, in Apollos' being in Corinth, Paul having gone through the upper parts, came to Ephesus, and having found certain disciples,

The Tongue

James 3:6

and the tongue is a fire, the world of the unrighteousness, so the tongue is set in our members, which is spotting our whole body, and is setting on fire the course of nature, and is set on fire by the gehenna.