14 Bible Verses about Too Many Words

Most Relevant Verses

Job 16:3

“Is there no limit to windy words?
Or what plagues you that you answer?

Job 11:2

“Shall a multitude of words go unanswered,
And a talkative man be acquitted?

Ezekiel 35:13

And you have spoken arrogantly against Me and have multiplied your words against Me; I have heard it.”

Matthew 23:14

[Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, because you devour widows’ houses, and for a pretense you make long prayers; therefore you will receive greater condemnation.]

Acts 20:7

On the first day of the week, when we were gathered together to break bread, Paul began talking to them, intending to leave the next day, and he prolonged his message until midnight.

Ecclesiastes 6:11

For there are many words which increase futility. What then is the advantage to a man?

Proverbs 15:28

The heart of the righteous ponders how to answer,
But the mouth of the wicked pours out evil things.

Ecclesiastes 10:14

Yet the fool multiplies words. No man knows what will happen, and who can tell him what will come after him?

Job 15:2

“Should a wise man answer with windy knowledge
And fill himself with the east wind?

Job 35:16

So Job opens his mouth emptily;
He multiplies words without knowledge.”

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