Shall words of wind have an end? or what provoketh thee that thou answerest?
Should not the multitude of words be answered? and should a man of much talk be justified?
Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.
And ye have magnified yourselves against me with your mouth, and have multiplied your words against me: I have heard them.
And the first day of the week, we being assembled to break bread, Paul discoursed to them, about to depart on the morrow. And he prolonged the discourse till midnight.
For there are many things that increase vanity: what is man advantaged?
In the multitude of words there wanteth not transgression; but he that restraineth his lips doeth wisely.
The heart of a righteous man studieth to answer; but the mouth of the wicked poureth out evil things.
And the fool multiplieth words: yet man knoweth not what shall be; and what shall be after him, who will tell him?
For a dream cometh through the multitude of business, and a fool's voice through a multitude of words.
Should a wise man answer with windy knowledge, and fill his belly with the east wind,
He that guardeth his mouth keepeth his soul; destruction shall be to him that openeth wide his lips.
For Job hath opened his mouth in vanity, and made words abundant without knowledge.