Shall vain words have an end? Or what is it that emboldens thee to answer?
Should not the multitude of words be answered? And should a man full of talk be justified?
Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those that love it shall eat its fruit.
Thus with your mouth ye have boasted against me and have multiplied your words against me; I have heard them.
Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye devour widows' houses and for a pretence make long prayer; therefore, ye shall receive the greater judgment.
And the first of the sabbaths, when the disciples came together to break bread, Paul preached unto them, ready to depart the next day, and continued his word until midnight.
In the multitude of words there is no lack of rebellion, but he that refrains his lips is wise.
The heart of the righteous studies to answer, but the mouth of the wicked pours out evil things.
The fool multiplies words and says, Man cannot tell what shall be, and what shall be after him, who can tell him?
For out of much preoccupation comes the dream, and the voice of the fool out of a multitude of words.
Should a wise man utter vain knowledge and fill his belly with the east wind?
He that keeps his mouth keeps his life: but he that opens his lips often shall have calamity.
therefore, Job opened his mouth in vain and multiplied words without knowledge.